Series Title: Day Trips from Raleigh-Durham: Getaway Ideas for the Local Traveler
Publisher: Globe Pequot Press
Book theme: South
Author: James L Hoffman
Street Date: January 11, 2011
Item Number (DPCI): 247-19-8725
Need a day away to relax, refresh, renew? Just get in your car and go! This fourth edition of Day Trips from Raleigh-Durham is your guide to hundreds of exciting things to do, see, and discover in your own backyard. With full trip-planning information and tips on where to eat, shop, and stop along the way, you can make the most of your time off and rediscover the simple pleasures of a day trip. Explore places you never knew existed, many free of charge, and most within a two-hour drive of the Raleigh-Durham area.Do something prehistoric: Examine fossilized bones, teeth, and shells on display at the Aurora Fossil Museum or dig for your own fossils in a special area outside.Do something flowery: Celebrate one of the state's most prolific plants at Wilmington's North Carolina Azalea Festival, featuring big-name music stars, a full-fledged circus, and garden tours.Do something kid-approved: Have fun with go-karts, arcade games, water slides, and a giant wave pool at Jungle Rapids Family Fun Park.