One of the great things about being in the Triad is that there are a lot of activities for your kids within a short distance. We’ve compiled some of our favorites and even sorted them by area to help you navigate more easily.
Kaleideum Downtown – Winston Salem
Interactive fun for kids at Kaleideum Downtown with hands-on exhibits covering art, theater, role play, nursery rhymes and more!
Greensboro Children’s Museum – Greensboro
A hands-on and interactive children’s museum in Greensboro for kids aged up to 10 years! Be sure to check out their new outdoor playground that will take kids to the sky!
R2 Kids Fest — Jamestown
Renaissance Church celebrates families with an afternoon of games, bounce houses, food trucks, desserts and so much more. The entire community is invited to join Glow Kids in a great time that begins immediately after our regular Sunday worship experience.
North Carolina Zoo – Asheboro
Kids and the family can experience wildlife from two different continents on 500 acres of exhibits carefully constructed to resemble natural habitats! Animal-tastic North Carolina fun!
Black Mountain Chocolate Factory – Winston Salem
Explore the workings of a real chocolate factory in downtown Winston-Salem, with self-guided tours or special behind the scenes tours!
Korner’s Folly – Kernersville
Explore the fascinating historic home from 1880, with 22 rooms and original furniture, taking you back to life over a century ago! Request the scavenger hunt to add even more excitement for the kids.
Greensboro Science Center – Greensboro
A must experience destination with their accredited science museum including Herpetarium; zoological park, petting zoo & aquarium!
All A Flutter Butterfly Farm – High Point
See and experience a real butterfly farm close up!
Lazy 5 Ranch – Mooresville
A privately owned exotic animal drive thru park that offers a 3.5 mile safari with over 750 animals from six different continents!
Piedmont Environmental Center – High Point
Make environmental education fun for children and adults of all ages. We have 11 miles of hiking trails on 376 acres
Wet n Wild Emerald Pointe – Greensboro
With over 36 rides & attractions, there’s something for all at the LARGEST water park in the Carolina’s!
Kaleideum North – Winston Salem
Kaleideum North offers 25,000 sq ft of interactive science fun for kids, with a Planetarium, camps, programs & more!
Celebration Station – Greensboro
Celebration Station is family fun for all with mini golf, batting cakes, bumper boats and more!
Kersey Valley – Archdale
There’s a lot of things to do year round at Kersey Valley. From zippiness, escape rooms, laser tag, high ropes course, maize adventures, bomb bowling, sunflower extravaganza and their new Christmas celebration – you’ll find a fun filled adventure awaiting.
Old Salem Museums and Gardens – Winston Salem
Learn about the historic town of Salem through, and experience history right before your eyes in this historical museum attraction!
The Wright Stuff – Oak Ridge
The Wright Stuff is a great place for parents that like aviation and want something truly different to do with their kids – flight simulation AND you can learn about the Wright Brothers!
NC Transportation Museum – Spencer
A must for your train loving kids! 57 family friendly acres of transportation history at the North Carolina Transportation Museum – fun and educational! They have special programs throughout the year, including A Day with Thomas, Polar Express and more!
Bumper Jumpers Indoor Playground – Greensboro
Indoor fun with inflatables, games, and birthday parties in Greensboro for those kids who love FUN! Parents can jump too!
City Lake Park – Jamestown
What’s not to love about a park nestled by the lake? Add in train rides, mini golf and swimming pools and you’ve got a destination that the kids will always love.
Safari Nation – Greensboro
Fun inflatable activities for kids in Greensboro, from giant slides to obstacle courses, plus zip lines and Ballocity interactive zone! Great fun!
Tanglewood Park – Clemmons
An amazing county park with a fishing lake, gardens, BMX race course, trails, riding stables, a golf course, and MORE!
SEA LIFE Aquarium – Concord
Explore the wonders of the ocean with this 26,000-square-foot indoor aquarium with over 5,000 creatures, 20 interactive exhibits and educational talks!
Conservators Center – Burlington
A beautiful non-profit organisation that rescues, preserves and educates about threatened species. The Conservators Center welcomes families to experience these beautiful creatures through pre-booked tours – from wolves, tigers and lions!
Pilot Mountain State Park – Pinnacle
Pilot Mountain State Park is a popular North Carolina family day out with rock climbing, canoeing and camping
Hanging Rock State Park – Danbury
Hanging Rock State Park offers over 20 miles of hiking trails, rock climbing, swimming, mountain biking and more!
Boones Cave Park – Lexington
Explore the cave and 100 acres filled with hiking trails and wildlife, plus fishing, swimming, canoeing or kayaking!
Tiger World – Rockwell
Tiger World is a nonprofit animal conservation & educational center dedicated to rescue of exotic animals. Self-guided & guided tours available
Tweetsie Railroad – Blowing Rock
Tweetsie Railroad is one of North Carolina’s premium theme park with a Wild West and rail theme – with TONS of kids and family fun for your day out!