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 Foliage
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
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. 12 (Greensboro): Omega Sports Race Series: Cannonball Run Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K and the Race for the Future 5K
- Oct. 12 (Mount Airy): 5K on the Greenway
· 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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