Category Archive: Things to Do with Children

Picking Peaches in South Carolina

Did you know that more peaches are grown in South Carolina than Georgia? Once I learned that, I started searching for a place to nearby to pick my own peaches. After doing some research, I found Fisher’s Orchard in Greer, SC, about an hour and a half outside of Charlotte.     The farm grows …

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Fountains of Uptown Charlotte

Sometimes the best activities are the simplest. And even better than that – free! Take a stroll through uptown on South Tryon Street and you will quickly conclude that Charlotte has the most scenic Southern city center. The street is gorgeous. Trees line both sides, reminding you that you are in the South and shade …

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Levine Museum of the New South

The Levine Museum brings the history of the South to life for all ages. The permanent exhibit, Cotton Fields to Skyscrapers: Charlotte and the Carolina Piedmont in the New South, examines the area’s post-Civil War history. The interactive exhibits allow you to explore a one room tenant farmers house and touch seed cotton. Further into …

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Strawberry Picking

If you love strawberries and have never been strawberry picking you should give it a try! It’s especially fun to do with the kids. In our area you can expect strawberry picking times somewhere between late April and early June depending on what the weather has been like. Charlotte area residents are in luck because …

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Discovery Place Kids

In 2010 yet another fun and educational experience opened for kids in Huntersville, NC just outside of Charlotte. Discovery Place Kids is a spin off of Discovery Place that has been around since 1981. Discovery Place mainly focuses on science education for grade school ages but does have an area dedicated for the younger crowd …

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Discovery Place

Looking for a fun and educational experience for the kids? The Charlotte area has many fun and educational places for children of all ages. One of those places is Discovery Place in Uptown Charlotte. Discovery Place opened its doors in 1981 in response to a demand for good science education in the community. Over the …

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