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Tips on how to get started with geocaching
Expert advice on what's needed when shopping for a GPS and how best to use it.
Parents plan family vacations fully intending to make everybody happy, but, let’s face it, if the kids ain’t happy, nobody’s happy. With that in mind, you’ll want to take special care to select a destination that appeals to the kids, even involve them in the planning process, so that it truly is a "vacation" for everyone!
There's a special night designated for backyard camping. Check out what to do, where to register and how to make your night outdoors a memorable one.
Asheville, North Carolina is a mecca for geocachers and a fitting home for a cacher of world-class experience. Meet Graeme McGufficke
There's something for everyone at the U.S Whitewater Center. Plan an outing for your family this summer.
A list of fun things to do that won't break the bank.
While throwing a popcorn lid at a Thanksgiving Day picnic more than 50 years ago, inventor Walter Fredrick Morrison was inspired. Afterward, he took a gravity-defying concept to an innovative toy company with a plan to bring his revolutionary flying disc concept to back yards, parks and beaches everywhere.
If you’ve found yourself frustrated by the cost to take your family out for a day of fun, we can relate. This summer, enjoy the following 20 things for under $20 based on a family of four. Details are subject to change, so be sure to call before you go.
You can find lots of ways to beat the blues with your kids when summer boredom sets in — even in your own back yard.
Great costume ideas for those parents who want to put their own touch on a special outfit.
Summertime travel with children, especially when it includes airports, can be challenging. Jerry Chandler, aviation expert and father of five, is a correspondent for Cheapflights’ "Flight News" blog. He offers these tips for families flying with kids. • Book direct, non-stop flights whenever possible, to avoid airplane changes.
Start your own Christmas Tree family tradition in the mountains of North Carolina. Find out why local cut and choose tree farms are so popular with families.
Looking for a way to finally introduce yourself to the new neighbor down the street? Are your kids begging you to host an all-day water balloon war? Whether wanting to swap recipes or socialize within the neighborhood, block parties are time-honored traditions in neighborhoods all across the country.
Read about how to create a family-fun vacation to Atlanta during the holiday season.
First-grader Drew Dansby writes about the performance of "Peter and the Wolf," part of the Charlotte Symphony Lollipops series for children.
A list of affordable, family fun in and around Charlotte this holiday season.
Want to see what kinds of toys your ancestors enjoyed playing with? Currently, The Charlotte Museum of History is featuring "Toy Time," an interactive exhibit of giant-sized folk toys through March 9.
Our Diva Mom lets dads know what it is moms really want for Mother's Day.
Farmers’ market outings are fun (and educational) for kids