Tag Archives: North Carolina

Kerr Lake State Recreation Area

Kerr Lake is located about an hour north of Raleigh, and is where we recently decided to go for a camping excursion.  This 50,000 acre reservoir is located near the North Carolina/Virginia border and has quite a few campgrounds and a few activities to choose from like boating, swimming, picnicking, fishing and hiking.  I even saw a few canoes on

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North Carolina Museum of Art

Let me first say, I am not an “art” person.  I would rather go somewhere new than stare at a painting trying to see the beauty in something hanging on a wall.  Now having said that I did enjoy the North Carolina Museum of Art.  Please keep in mind, I have visited exactly zero art museums before I went to

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North Carolina Museum of History

I love museums.  The day we were scheduled to head to the North Carolina Museum of History, I was awake at sunrise asking Drew if we could leave yet.  Yep, I am that person.  We did have to find something else to fill our time before the museum opened and you can read about that here. Let’s get the important

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Raleigh Little Theatre Rose Garden

Now there is something you should know before you read this.  I LOVE museums.  It’s my favorite activity to do while traveling.   Now knowing this, it shouldn’t come as a surprise to know the day we were heading to the museum I woke up at 6 ready to go.  Drew being a good sport was up and dressed quickly and

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NC Museum of Art Park

The North Carolina Museum of Art Park has over 2 miles of trails, both paved and unpaved, where you can enjoy nature and art simultaneously.  This park is open from dawn to dusk everyday and is free for anyone and everyone to enjoy including dogs and cyclists. We headed to the park around midday on a very hot day.  This is was

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Linville Caverns

The Linville Caverns are located about an hour from Asheville North Carolina between Linville and Marion and deep beneath Humpback Mountain.  If you are visiting Asheville this is definitely worth your time as you will get about a 30 minute tour of some of the intricate underground passages.  The tour guide will point out most of the interesting formations, show

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