North Carolina Archives - My Family Travels
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Real Christmas Tree Farms: Where and How to Harvest Your Own Tree

Family excursions make the holidays, so why not take the kids to harvest your own tree at a real Christmas tree farm? We make it easy with this guide to the...

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Adult points out a country in Europe on a huge outdoors globe to a young blond child.
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Predictability Is The Key to Successful Special Needs Travel

Predictability is the key to every family vacation’s success, not only for special needs travel. In researching

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Autumn Adventures In A Corn Maze

Visit a farm with a huge corn maze the kids can puzzle on for a great autumn family getaway. At our favorite farms, the main attraction continues to be living cornstalks. It's...

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Closeup of an iguana with the Old San Juan Fort in the background, Puerto Rico.
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15 Last Minute Summer Vacations You Can Still Take

Despite gas prices, Covid outbreaks and heat waves – or because of them -- American families are keen on last minute summer vacations. Since deals abound, let’s explore 15...

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Nags Head beach on a cloudy day
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Ocracoke And The Outer Banks of North Carolina

Majestically tall sand dunes, steady winds and lack of nosy neighbors attracted the Wright Brothers to test their flying machine on the Outer Banks of North Carolina more than...

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Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee
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Destinations Where Black Lives Matter

Explore historic sites, institutions and Black culture destinations where Black lives not only matter, they fuel fascinating conversations about race and justice that too few travelers...

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Top Beach Breaks, Places to Surf and Surfing Schools

Looking for the top surfing schools and beach breaks because surfer slang has washed over your conversations? Book one of these places to surf and your family will learn the sport...

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Kwazimodo is the woolly worm that won the 2014 Wooly Worm Festival in North Carolina.
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North Carolina Fall Festivals Offer Local Color

In autumn, North Carolina fall festivals abound -- they're mostly free -- and focus on an array of subjects from food to animals. Altogether, these authentic local events make...

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Reopening Soon? Summer Travel in the Untied States

Look ahead to travel reopening during summer 2020 and you’ll know why we call it the Untied States of America. The...

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