Day Trips from Raleigh

Ideas and suggestions about cool day trips from Raleigh including beach breaks, local towns, road trips, food explorations, hiking adventures, and much more!

Mom and two daughters walking across a bridge over a lake

Enjoy these trails with a difference in Moore County (Pinehurst Region) + More Fun Things to do

Did you know it’s the year of the trail in North Carolina? If not, now ...
Row of shopfronts

A Family Day out in Johnston County (Shopping & Christmas Holiday Lights)

As you’re closing out the busy Holiday season, why not bring an element of fun ...
Awesome mural in downtown Clayton, Johnston County

Unforgettable Date Experience in Johnston County, NC (40-mins from Raleigh)

Are you looking for unique date ideas with your special person? And are you growing ...
Lady standing on a boardwalk overlooking a river and bridge

Guide on Things to Do in Wilmington, NC (See, Eat, Drink, Stay)

Wilmington was our first real getaway from Raleigh when we first moved to North Carolina ...
Roller coaster at Carowinds theme park

Ultimate Guide to Carowinds Amusement Park (Top tips & Rides)

After 10 years of living in Raleigh, we finally made it to Carowinds Amusement Park ...
A group of people swimming in the water at Wet'nWild water park greensboro

Get Wet and Go Wild at Wet’n Wild Water Park in Greensboro

Looking for a fun place to cool off and relax this summer? If you love ...

EP 07: 5 Places Near Raleigh to Visit On a Day Trip

One reason we love living in Raleigh is its proximity to so many amazing destinations ...
A group of people sitting at a beach

1 Day Itinerary for a Raleigh to Wrightsville Beach Trip

Now that we live in Raleigh permanently, a Raleigh to Wrightsville Beach road trip is ...
Two women sitting and lying on the sand in front of the ocean.

15 Fun Day Trips from Raleigh NC (within a 2-hour drive)

Looking for ideas about cool day trips from Raleigh? One of the things we love ...
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