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10 Things to Do In North Carolina During Fall Break

October 10, 2019 by Mandy Byrd |

Fall Break is almost here, and remember, online students get breaks too! Wondering what you can do with a couple days off? Here are a few ideas:

1. See Some Fall FoliagePathinWoodsinFall-LS

Hoping to see some fall colors? Head west on I-40 toward Asheville. Check out this Interactive Fall Color Map to see where the colors are brightest.

2. Tour Biltmore

If you’re headed to Asheville, spend a few hours at the Biltmore Estate, the family home of George and Edith Vanderbilt. You can tour the house and gardens, visit the winery, and shop at the nearby Antler Hill Village.

3. Go Camping

North Carolina has a variety of options for campers, from the mountains to the coast. Looking to stay closer to the Triad? Consider a quick trip to Pilot Mountain State Park.

4. Take a Haunted Hayride

Want to get the little ones in the Halloween spirit? Check out Gibsonville’s J. Razz and Tazz Farm, which offers a corn maze, Haunted Forest Hayrides, and a pumpkin patch.

5. See Sharks and Penguins

If you haven’t seen the museum, aquarium, and zoo at the Greensboro Science Center, October is a great time to visit.

6. Learn to Cook

Need some healthy, affordable menu ideas? Take a cooking class just for grownups at the Greensboro Children’s Museum on Oct. 14.

7. Run a Race

If you’re a runner looking for a race over Fall Break, these are just a few of your options:

· Oct. 13 (High Point): HPU DPT Halloween Family 5K Fun Run & Walk

8. Take in a Golf Tournament

Golf fans are in luck over Fall Break! The SAS Championship is taking place in Cary through Oct. 13.

9. Celebrate Oktoberfest
Sample food from around the world at this celebration in Hickory, which includes music, crafts, and a special section for the kids.

10. Frolic at the Fair

Whether you’re in it for the rides, the food, or the entertainment, the Dixie Classic Fair has plenty to offer all ages. It runs through Oct. 13 in Winston-Salem.

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