North Carolina – Kid Friendly

Plan Your Visit to James K. Polk’s Birthplace; America’s 11th President

Outside of Charlotte, North Carolina in the town of Pineville is the birthplace of America's eleventh president. On November 2, 1795, James K. Polk was born in a log cabin on a 150-acre farm on land owned by his father in this corner of Mecklenburg County. The eldest of ten children, Polk spent his youth here along the Little Sugar Creek before moving west to Tennessee. Today, the…
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Plan an Epic Trip to Mayberry This Year

Aunt Bee, Opie, Andy, and Barney – they’re all there. The Andy Griffith Show is classic television and the fictional town of Mayberry it's set in is as infamous as the show’s beloved characters. Mayberry isn’t just a place in television lore, Mayberry comes to life in Andy Griffith’s real hometown of Mt. Airy, North Carolina. The quaint town that served as the inspiration for Mayberry located at…
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The North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro – a zoo review

North Carolina is one of those amazing states that offers a little bit of everything in the way of sight-seeing and travel destinations.  From majestic mountains, sandhills, history, wineries, and beaches, the variety of things to do in the Tar Heel state is fantastic. I recently had the chance to visit one of the state's perennial favorites - The North Carolina Zoo.  Located in Asheboro on over 500-acres,…
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The Airborne & Special Operations Museum is a must-see in the heart of historic downtown Fayetteville

If your summer travels include a trip along I-95, be sure to say, Pull Over and Let Me Out, when you get to Fayetteville, North Carolina. Why stop here? Because in the heart of the historic downtown of this charming southern city awaits the Airborne & Special Operations Museum. The museum offers an incredibly well laid out history of the United States Army's Airborne and Special Operations.  Visitors…
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A photo-journal of Wings Over Wayne 2015

On Saturday May 16, 2015, I attended my first air show at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in Goldsboro, North Carolina.  It was a gorgeous day and an incredible event. If you ever have the opportunity to attend an air show, I highly recommend you do it! The following is a compilation of photographs of Wings Over Wayne 2015.
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Linville Caverns; see life inside a mountain

In the Highlands Region of the North Carolina Mountains it's possible to see a mountain from a most unique perspective - from inside the mountain.  Centuries in the making, Linville Caverns in Marion, North Carolina is an "active" cavern where kids of all ages can discover and explore a natural wonder. The scene 1/2 mile below the surface.  Linville Caverns is a short distance off the Blue Ridge…
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