Fun Family Outings: Special Time to Enjoy Together

With the weather getting warmer, it’s a great time of the year to get off the couch and out of the house. Spending time together and being active is so important for a child’s development, and there are always opportunities to learn something new along the way. If you’re looking for local family outings, here are some suggestions.

Visit a Park

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    Playground at Joanie Moser

    Tanglewood Park in Clemmons: Playgrounds, large pool with slides and diving boards, walking paths, golf, and tennis.

  • Joanie Moser Memorial Park in Lewisville: Terrific playground area, picnic shelters, tennis courts, sand volleyball courts, a softball field, horseshoe pits, and basketball courts.
  • Hanes Park: Convenient downtown location with a playground, walking trails, and tennis courts.
  • Salem Lake: Seven-mile trail to walk, run, or bike plus boating and feeding the ducks.

Take a Hike

  • Pilot Mountain State Park in Pinnacle: Walking trails with expansive views. Canoeing, cycling, rock climbing and picnicking also available.
  • Hanging Rock State Park in Danbury: Hiking with amazing views of the piedmont plateau. Boating, fishing and camping also available.

Get in Touch with Nature

  • SciWorks, the Science Center and Environmental Park of Forsyth County: Interesting exhibits to explore.
  • North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro: Nationally recognized as one of the nation’s finest zoos.

Explore a Museum

Head Out to the Ballgame

  • Winston-Salem Dash: Great baseball right in downtown Winston-Salem. Visit their website to learn more and purchase tickets.

Stop by the Library

  • Find the latest books and movies at your local branch. Storytime and other programs are available. Visit for information.

Pick Strawberries

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Strawberry picking

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