Road trip to North Carolina with the family
There’s no better way to build lasting family memories than taking a road trip to explore a new part of the country. Why not consider the beauties of North Carolina for your next adventure en famille?
From the Appalachian Mountains to the Crystal coast and wonderful cities in between, North Carolina has sights and adventures for kids and adults. With a little insider knowledge (see below) you’ll be on your way to a trip of a lifetime.
Organise the kids, service the car and pack your bags. Check out the awesome deals at Groupon for entertainment in the car during the trip. Gamestop has something every kid will enjoy. Plan to start your trip in the great college town of Asheville.
At the foot of the Appalachian Mountains, this is also a food lover’s town. Check out the stunning grounds and interiors of America’s largest private home, Biltmore Estate. This is a very memorable excursion with something for the entire family.
Check out the great selection of gourmet food trucks lining the downtown of Asheville and you’ll be in for a culinary treat. Continue east to Greensboro and enjoy the vibrant downtown area full of parks and live music. Known for the huge selection of craft breweries and local bar-b-que, sampling here is a must on your list.
Continuing east to North Carolina’s capital is Raleigh-Durham. Filled with universities and museums, consider a picnic on one of the campuses, a tour of the museums and land on the steps of the architecturally renown capital steps. Raleigh has one of the largest selections of outdoor shopping malls in the state.
Head to the Crystal coast for a stunning selection of white sand beaches and friendly small towns. From Emerald Isle to Atlantic Beach, the selection of private home rentals is huge. Grab a beach towel and a book and you’ll be set for days. Pick up some bait for the kids and have them enjoy crabbing for the family dinner. From mini golf to surf fishing – the Crystal Coast has it all!