Fun Things to do with the Family!

This list was compiled from many different posts asking “What are some fun things to do with kids in the area?” 

Hill Ridge Farm -
Spence’s Educational Farm -
Naylor Family Farm -
Dead Broke Farm -
Phillips Farm –
NC Farmers Market (most towns have their own farmers markets that are open on the weekends as well).

Pullen Park
Kids Together
Bond Park
Kelly Road Park
Ritter Park
North Cary Park
Apex Community Park
Davis Drive Park
Sears Farm Park
Annie Jones Park
McDonald Woods Park
Morrisville Community Park
Umstead State Park
Eno River State Park
Raven Rock State Park
Lassiter Mill
Hemlocks Bluff Nature Preserve
Neuse River Greenway Trail
Jordan Lake
Prairie Ridge Ecostation
NC Botanical Garden
Coker Arboretum
Duke Gardens
ZipQuest Waterfall Treetop Adventure

Marbles Kids Museum -
NC Museum of Art -
NC Museum of Natural Sciences -
The Museum of Life and Science -
NC Museum of History -
Greensboro Science Center -
Morehead Planetarium -
Kidzu Children’s Museum-

Aloha Zoo -
North Carolina Zoo (Asheboro) -
Three Bears Acres -
Duke Lemur Center -
Carolina Tiger Rescue -
Noah’s Landing - 

The Carolina Puppet Theatre -
PlayNation -
Defy Gravity -
Monkey Joe’s -
Jump Zone-
The Little Gym -
Classy Kids Cook -
Frankie’s Fun Park -
Sparians Bowling (has apparently closed and will reopen under the name Kings) -
Go Play Outside Now -
RDU Observation Deck -
Waverly Place -
New Hope Valley Railway - 
IMAX Theatre -
Paint your Pot -

Little Prince and Princess Tea @ The Carolina Inn -

Places to see Shows:
PNC Arena -
Koka Booth Amphitheatre -
Red Hat Amphitheatre -
Durham Performing Arts Center -
North Carolina Theatre -
Duke Energy Center –

Sports Teams:
Carolina Hurricanes -
Carolina Mudcats -
Durham Bulls -
Carolina Railhawks -
Carolina Rollergirls -

Other Resources:
Macaroni Kid - &
Social Butterflies -
Carolina Parent -
WRAL Go Ask Mom
Park Geek -
Triangle TRACKS -
Geocaching -

(Sviridov Raissa found it on one of the forums. Originally posted in