Fun Area Day Trips for Kids

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Looking for something to do in the area with the kids this weekend? The following are some ideas for educational and fun day trips.


Tryon Palace
Site of the original NC Governor’s Mansion
New Bern, NC


Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Public garden at Duke University; Children and Family Programs
Durham, NC


Wilmington, NC
Comprehensive list of events at the Children's Museum of Wilmington, concert series on the beach and many other educational and family-friendly events
Wilmington, NC


J.C. Raulston Arboretum
Public garden at NC State University; Childrens Program
Raleigh, NC


Neuseway Park
Planetarium, Health & Science Museum, Nature Center
Kinston, NC


New Bern Firemen’s Museum
New Bern, CN


North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Pine Knoll Shores, NC


Aurora Fossil Museum
Aurora, NC


Lynnwood Park Zoo
Jacksonville, NC 


Cool Springs Environmental Education Center
945 Cool Springs Rd. Askin, NC


Area farms where you can pick your own produce
(Scroll to Craven County)
Also a resource for recipes, canning, etc.


New Bern/ Craven County Public Library
New Bern, NC


RiverTowne Repertory Players
New Bern, NC


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