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Sara Kendall has traveled halfway across the globe with her kids and lived to tell about it. Stay tuned to hear about family destinations around Charlotte and beyond.

Check out Sara's travel website at latitudecrossing.com or email her at kendallwritings@gmail.com

  • All Aboard The Polar Express!

    There's no better way to get in the holiday spirit than a magical trip with Santa on the famed Polar Express/ A short drive from Charlotte will transport you and your children to a fun-filled Christmas experience that will leave you saying, "I believe." Read Sara's tips and suggestions for making it extra memorable.

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  • Get spooked at Scarowinds

    Sara and her girls braved Scarowinds for a frightfully good time, but advise other families with young children to proceed with caution - it really is full of scares!

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  • Kick off fall at Hall Family Farm

    Pick your pumpkins, turn your way through a corn maze, hop on a wagon for a hayride, and enjoy these fresh fall days. Sara has all the details you need to plan a day trip to Hall Family Farm.

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  • Fall camping at McDowell Nature Reserve

    Fall is the perfect time for camping, so blogger Sara Kendall and her crew packed up their sleeping bags and headed to the great outdoors for an overnight at McDowell Nature Preserve. Read about their experience and see how your family can enjoy a close-to-home camping trip.

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  • Sky high fun at Carolinas Aviation Museum

    Just down the road from the CLT airport sits the Carolinas Aviation Museum, where Sara and her children toured cockpits, went on a scavenger hunt, and saw the Miracle on the Hudson. Read on to plan a high-flying day of fun!

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  • The Allure of Grandfather Mountain

    Just 100 miles from Charlotte and 6,000 feet up is a favorite family destination in the Blue Ridge - Grandfather Mountain. With an audio tour, nature museum, animal habitats, a swinging bridge, and an upcoming family festival, there are plenty of reasons to pack up the kids and head west.

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  • Wild West Family Adventure

    Sara and her family headed to the mountains to go back in time to the wild, wild west at Tweetsie Railroad. At just a two-hour drive, it’s an easy day trip from Charlotte, and filled with adventure for the whole family.

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  • Day Tripping in Uptown

    Taking the family on a day trip doesn't have to mean leaving Charlotte! Sara shares her favorite spots to travel locally with the kids.

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  • Double Feature in the High Country

    A short drive from Charlotte brings to view an entirely new world of caverns and waterfalls , nestled in the NC High Country. Sara breaks down a family-friendly day trip that is full of natural beauty and fun.

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  • Explore Crowders Mountain State Park

    Plan the perfect family outing at this gorgeous peak in Gaston County. Sara has all the inside info you need for a great day trip!

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