Category: road trip

NC Zoo: Air Hike Ropes Course

NC Zoo: Air Hike Ropes Course

The North Carolina Zoo added a couple of new attractions this year – Zoofari an open-air vehicle tour of the Watani Grassland exhibit and Air Hike Ropes Course. The Air Hike Ropes Course is positioned in Africa with its entrance near…

USS North Carolina Battleship – Wilmington

USS North Carolina Wilmington

Taking advantage of my son’s recent track out from year round school, we decided to make a day trip to Wilmington. At around 2 hours each way depending where you are in the Triangle, it’s easily doable if you don’t…

TheAmerican Girl Experience – Charlotte

American Girl - Charlotte

The American Girl store opened in Charlotte last fall. I still have my Molly doll from childhood and have a visit to this store on my future “to do” list with my daughter. At just 6 months old, we still…

Bugs at the NC Zoo

In keeping with true Mom In Chapel Hill tradition here is the inside scoop on the new Bugs exhibit at the NC Zoo. The entire family made the trek to the Zoo Sunday morning and it was a great visit!…

Western North Carolina Nature Center

Allison recently shared about Biltmore Estates in Asheville, Sarah C. has another suggestion for those headed west for a vacation this summer: On a trip to Asheville this past spring, D quickly spotted billboards with photos of animals and let…

The Biltmore Estates (Asheville)

Summer is coming. Are you thinking road trips, summer vacations, escape to the mountains?  Consider The Biltmore in your plans.  Seriously.  Even with your family.. The Biltmore has long been on my list of places to see (and it is…

NC Transportation Museum

My boys love trains (as evidenced by C’s proclamation at Tom’s Trains). When we had a free, dreary weather weekend I decided to do a day trip to the NC Transportation Museum.  Yay for trains! This museum is in Spencer,…

Discovery Place KIDS – Charlotte

I love Charlotte.  Each time I go I find more to love (like Zaida Jane’s brunch).  Of course, we’ve been to a Panthers Game, the US National Whitewater Center, IKEA, and the downtown kids’ museum called Discovery Place (which is great,…

US National Whitewater Center

A few weeks ago DH and I had an anniversary to celebrate.  We ended up being fortunate enough to leave the boys with their grandparents and take some time in Charlotte.  I have loved Charlotte in many ways already including Discovery…

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