Activities & Resources
Blogs & Sites
Location: Ashe Avenue, Pullen Road, Hillsborough Street & Western Blvd, Raleigh, NC
Location: 11 W. Jones Street, Bicentennial Plaza, Raleigh, NC
The exhibits at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences look at the natural world through the distinct lens of North Carolina's diverse geography, geology, plants, and animals.
Location: 5 East Edenton Street, Raleigh, NC
The North Carolina Museum of History explores history from local American Indians to modern day North Carolina. The museum has many programs for adults and children, and all programs are free o...
Location: 201 East Hargett Street, Raleigh, NC
The winner of our 2008 and 2009 Parents' Picks quests to find the best day camp and best museum for little kids in Raleigh/Durham, Marbles Kids Museum is an interactive mus...
Location: 2828 Duke Homestead Road, Durham, NC
Duke Homestead State Historic Site is the former home of Washington Duke, a farmer and tobacco entrepreneur who helped transform North Carolina into a worldwide tobacco empire. The famil...
Location: 8003 Regency Parkway, Cary, NC
Nestled amongst the tall hardwoods and pines that grow alongside Symphony Lake, the Koka Booth Ampitheatre offers a stunning spot for a concert, festival or show.
The ampitheatre featu...
Location: 3200 Pleasant Union Church Road, Raleigh, NC
Blue Jay Point County Park is one of several parks in Wake County. Its 236 acres border Falls Lake, and its natural setting is conducive to outdoor activities and environmental education.
Location: 4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh, NC
The centerpiece of Historic Yates Mill County Park is the grist mill that gives the park its name. The mill is the only remaining mill of its type in Wake County and is fully restored and opera...
Location: 801 High House Road, Cary, NC
At 310 acres, Fred G. Bond Metro Park is one of the largest municipal parks in Wake County. Picnic areas, athletic fields, walking trails, the Lazy Daze Playground and the Sertoma Amphitheatre ...
Location: 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC
The North Carolina Museum of Art has a collection that spans more than 5,000 years, from Ancient Egypt to the present. The museum is perhaps best known, though, for its outstanding European col...
Location: 433 Murray Avenue, Durham, NC
The Museum of Life and Science offers visitors hands-on experiences learning about aerospace, weather, geology, Carolina wildlife, and farming. The Ellerbee Creek Railway offers train rides eve...
Location: 1 Mimosa Street, Raleigh, NC
Mordecai Historic Park is home to Mordecai House, an antebellum plantation house, and a village street of historic structures, including the birthplace of President Andrew Johnson. There...
Location: 8305 Camp Durant Road, Raleigh, NC
The heavily forested Durant Nature Park, covering 237 acres, offers five miles of hiking trails, scenic overlooks, two lakes, wildflower and fern gardens. A boathouse, the Campbell Lodge banque...
Location: Raleigh, NC
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Location: 220 Fayetteville Street, Raleigh, NC
The Raleigh City Museum is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to collecting, preserving, and interpreting the history of Raleigh.