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.

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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.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.