The Outer Banks is a fabulous choice for your summer vacation. Now, it’s time to hear about all of the fun things you can do while visiting these one-of-a-kind islands on North Carolina’s coast. From Duck to Avon, here are six family-friendly activities bound to pique an interest in every member of your family.
When you’re in need of a break and it’s beautiful mountain vistas you want, then make the trek up to Lake Lure. It’s a gorgeous town tucked gently into the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountain Range and serves as an idyllic backdrop to a mountain getaway. There are an abundance of lakeside outdoor activities, a beach to relax on, and an historic hotel to rest up for another beautiful day at Lake Lure, you can’t go wrong with booking this destination for your next escape.
Walk in the steps of Captain John Smith and Pocahontas by exploring America’s first permanent English colony, Jamestown Settlement. Near the actual site of our original colony, your family will be transported back to the first days of America in 17th century Virginia. The excitement will build as you learn about the early days of our great nation. History comes alive through film, gallery exhibits, and outdoor living history.
Yearning for a family vacation where education and fun can be experienced at this same locale? Colonial Williamsburg is the perfect place for a family to learn a bit of history while away from home. Your family is bound to have tons of fun stepping back into America’s past.
Beautifully situated on Sunset Mountain in Asheville, The Grove Park Inn is a fabulous destination to experience, especially during the Christmas season. Christmas is here in every imaginable way, especially since this historic inn is hosting its 22nd Annual National Gingerbread Competition. The caliber of entries shows visitors that there is truly an art to making gingerbread creations. So, head on up to Asheville for a Christmas escape into the gorgeous Blue Ridge Mountains.