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Whether you are looking for the perfect day trip or planning a family vacation, we have a growing list of guides and stories to help you make those magical memories that you are wishing for!

Looking for something close? See our Ultimate Guide to Day Trips Near Greenville.

Educational Vacation Destinations: Here’s a list of travel destinations with fabulous educational opportunities.


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Georgia Vacations: Guide to Travel in Georgia

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North Carolina Vacations

See our complete list of Western North Carolina Day Trips.

Western North Carolina Nature Center – This popular science center in Asheville featured animals indigenous to the Western North Carolina area, including otters, bears, and mountain lions. The center also includes a petting farm, walking trail, and play area.

Biltmore Estates – The Biltmore Estates includes the restored 250 room home of George and Edith Vanderbuilt and 2.5 miles of trail through gardens.

Visiting the Biltmore Estate with Kids – This article is full of useful tips for families wanting to take their children to The Biltmore Estates.

Asheville Adventure Park – This zip-line course in nearby Asheville provides fun for the entire family.

French Broad Chocolates – Every chocolate lovers dream exists in this downtown chocolate shop. Beware the line can often wind far outside the door.

NC Arboretum – Do you have little Lego fan?  Maybe an art enthusiast?  You’ll want to check out the NC Arboretum’s current exhibit, Nature Connects.

Mountain Play Lodge – This play venue in Arden is worth the drive for its unique and large indoor playground.

Carl Sandburg Home – The home of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and writer Carl Sandburg.

A Day in Flat Rock – Use this day itinerary to plan your next trip to Flat Rock.

Sky Top Orchard – Sky Top Orchard offers u-pick apples, hay rides, and plenty of space for kids to play.

Flat Rock Play House

Hands On Children’s Museum – This small children’s museum offers fun at an affordable price.

Little Saluda Falls

Oconaluftee Visitor Center – This wildlife preserve in Cherokee county is the perfect place to see elk and moose.

Cherokee Nation

Christmas on the Charlotte Speedway

Discovery Place
– This science center includes over 10 exhibits and a full 3-D theater.

Tweetsie Railroad
 a sweet theme park located in Blowing Rock, North Carolina.


South Carolina Vacations

See our list of Mom-Approved Day Trips in South Carolina.

See our Charleston Travel Page for all of our Charleston, SC reviews.

Visit Charleston with this 2-3 Day Itinerary complete with dining, attractions, and lodging suggestions.

Edisto Beach – This quiet beach is the perfect vacation for the family looking to get away from it all.

 Why My Family Loves Myrtle Beach

The Greenville Zoo – This review lists everything you need to know to visit the Greenville Zoo.

The Greenville Drive – Watching a Greenville baseball game is a classic Greenville adventure.

Roper Mountain Science Center – RMSC offers plenty of space to play and learn outside.

Mice on Main – Find all the Mice on Main with our guide

Free Things to Do in Downtown Greenville – 10 free things to do in downtown Greenville

Table Rock State Park – This state park just 30 minutes from Greenville offers waterfalls, boating, and hiking.

10 Things to Do at Clemson University with Kids – Clemson University is packed with fun things for the whole family to do.

A Day in Downtown Spartanburg – Kids can have plenty of fun on a budget in downtown Spartanburg!

Walnut Grove Plantation

South Carolina State Museum – This museum offers several floors of exhibits and a full theater.

Edventure – A multi-story children’s museum with a life-sized playground shaped as a human boy.

Riverbank Zoo – This large zoo includes every animal from elephants to a sea lion exhibit. Children can also play in the large children’s garden and splash pads.


Georgia Vacations

World of Coco-Cola 

The Georgia Aquarium

The Dillard House – A beautiful bed and breakfast with day time activities and views for the day trip traveler.

Tennessee Vacations

Rock City 

Tennessee Aquarium