Spring 2018 Stories

Exploring Force and Motion at Historic Yates Mill

Exploring Force and Motion at Historic Yates Mill

Historic Yates Mill County Park, featuring Wake County’s last remaining operable water-powered mill and 174-acres of diverse natural areas, is an exciting learning environment full of interactive exhibits and for individuals and groups of all ages.

Discover Historic Field Trips While Visiting Raleigh, NC

Discover Historic Field Trips While Visiting Raleigh, NC

Come visit and discover the rich history in the Capoitol city of North Carolina, Raleigh. Key Field Trip Attractions include the North Carolina Museum of History, Raleigh Heritage Trail, Thje City of Raleigh Museum and the Mordecai Historic Park.

Exit 49: NC’s Official Field Trip Exit

Exit 49: NC’s Official Field Trip Exit

Exit 49: NC’s Official Field Trip Exit offers Great Wolf Lodge, Sea Life Aquarium, Hendrick Motorsports Museum & Team Store and Concord Mills.

Historic Attractions in Currituck, NC

Historic Attractions in Currituck, NC

Corolla Park, Whalehead Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education, Currituck Lighthouse, Historic Corolla Village, Wild Horse Museum and Store, Audobon Sanctuary.

Asheville’s Fun Depot is FUN For Students and Teachers Too

Asheville’s Fun Depot is FUN For Students and Teachers Too

For a fun experience during an Asheville field trip, treat your students – along with yourself – with a stop at the Fun Depot. The Fun Depot is designed so that teachers as well as students can enjoy the experience, eliminating the stress from teachers, administrators and group leaders.

Discover Myrtle Beach Amazing South Carolina Field Trips

Discover Myrtle Beach Amazing South Carolina Field Trips

Discover Myrtle Beach amazing field trips located in South Carolina. 

 

Your Best Field Trips In History

Your Best Field Trips In History

The Charlotte Regional History Consortium promotes cooperation and interest in the region’s history and heritage organizations and resource centers.

Mystery Hill

Mystery Hill

Mystifying students visiting the High Country since the 1948, Mystery Hill features North Carolina’s only known Gravitational Anomaly where objects suspended in midair take more force to move in one direction than the other, along with a fascinating collection of hands-on science activities.

Grandfather Mountain

Grandfather Mountain

Standing at 5,946 feet above sea level — more than a mile — Grandfather Mountain has been celebrating and sharing the wonders of the natural world since 1952.

Hickory Ridge Living History Museum

Hickory Ridge Living History Museum

Centrally located in the town of Boone, North Carolina, Hickory Ridge Living History Museum has demonstrated American colonial history for students, second-grade through college-age, 
since 1980.

Andy Griffith Museum  Reopens In Mount Airy

Andy Griffith Museum Reopens In Mount Airy

Following a half-million dollar renovation, the Andy Griffith Museum is once again open in Andy’s 
hometown of Mount Airy. 

The Center for Energy Education Opening in October 2017

The Center for Energy Education Opening in October 2017

The Center for Energy Education (C4EE) is located in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina. C4EE offers learning opportunities that explore sources of renewable energy through interactive exhibits, structured programs, and outdoor activities. Our 15 acre campus contains a community garden, a walking loop, and outdoor learning labs. We are also directly adjacent to a 20 megawatt solar farm. 

New Titanic Exhibit Opens at Biltmore This Spring in Asheville

New Titanic Exhibit Opens at Biltmore This Spring in Asheville

Displayed in the grand rooms of Biltmore House, Glamour on Board: Fashion from Titanic the Movie will feature more than 45 costumes from the iconic film, representing the extensive wardrobes required by transatlantic travelers like George and Edith Vanderbilt in the early1900s. This is the first large-scale exhibition of fashions from Titanic, which won a record 11 Oscars including Best Picture and Best Costume Design.

Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park Now Open in Wilson

Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park Now Open in Wilson

Towering over a public park in Historic Downtown Wilson are 30 monumental metal sculptures turning and moving with the wind. Collectively they represent the world’s largest collection of whirligigs. In 2013 they became North Carolina’s official folk art.

Discover Western North Carolina Field Trips

Discover Western North Carolina Field Trips

Bring your school to Western North Carolina for a one day or multi-day fieldtrip in the Asheville area. Biltmore Estate offers guided student tours in Biltmore House as well as hands-on programs at Antler Hill Farm. Take in the best of the mountains at Chimney Rock State Park with their spectacular views, hiking trails and outdoor environmental education programs. Thrills await you at the Adventure Center of Asheville, where students can cultivate leadership skills, team bonding, and character development on our ziplines, aerial adventure park or facilitated team building programs. Last but not least, play inside at Asheville’s Fun Depot.  Keep students entertained with activities that include putt-putt, go carts, laser tag, and bumper cars. Attractions can be combined for full day or multi-day trips.  Recommendations for local, student-friendly hotels are available. Call for more information on making a fun, entertaining and memorable fieldtrip for your students.

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