If you have a large family, it can sometimes be hard to find a place to go where all of your kids will be happy and entertained. So, where can you go to let them enjoy water parks during the summer months, plenty of outdoor things to do, and indoor attractions on a rainy day or cold winter afternoon? Instead of going to a tourist trap in Florida or Texas, we have a better solution — why not try Dobson, NC? This beautiful and picturesque town is known for its proximity to the Blue Ridge Mountains, ample outdoor things to do, fun indoor attractions, cultural sights, and museums that are fun for people of all ages, and you can experience it all when you book one of our North Carolina cabin rentals for large groups and other vacation rentals!
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Pilot Mountain State Park
One of the best things to do with your children and partner during your family vacation in Dobson is to check out Pilot Mountain State Park. This beautiful outdoor area is suitable for people of all ages, as you can go on beginner hiking trails, view the incredible nature, or go canoeing on the lake. Families can decide between a variety of activities that work for their activity levels and their children’s ages — if your teens want to go rock climbing, this is the perfect place to go!
Stone Mountain State Park
You may notice a trend here — Dobson is known for its hundreds of miles of hiking trails, outdoor areas, and camping spots. Stone Mountain Park is no exception! You can do anything you want here in this incredible outdoor area in Roaring Gap, NC, like hiking, fishing, fly fishing, camping, canoeing, kayaking, birdwatching, and much more. If you want to teach your kids about the local wildlife and nature in the surrounding area, we think this park is great for a night’s camping trip.
Hanging Rock State Park
Hanging Rock State Park has over 20 miles of hiking trails, whether you are looking for challenging uphill routes or easy, meandering beginner trails. You can even go rock climbing and mountain biking on the interesting terrain in this beautiful natural area in Danbury, NC.
Located in Winston-Salem, this cool museum is great for kids of all ages. Especially if your kids are interested in science, learning about how things work, and broadening their knowledge, they will love this interactive and fun science area during a rainy day in North Carolina. We recommend heading here with kids, whether they are toddlers or 15 years old, to enjoy the planetarium, programs, interactive exhibits, and guided tours.
Rockin Jump Trampoline Park Winston-Salem
While you’re in Winston-Salem during your trip to the Kaleideum North Museum, you may want to visit a more upbeat and fun thing to do if your kids get bored after being in a museum for too long. Enjoy “rockin and rollin” at the trampoline park in Winston-Salem so your kids can burn off some energy! Your children can enjoy a jump area, a rock wall to learn how to rock climb, a dodgeball arena to use with their new friends, a parkour course to jump around on some structures, and an arcade to play some of their favorite games. This is a great place to bring your teenagers and older children during a day trip to Winston-Salem!
Color and Coffee
For artistic families who want to try something new, we highly recommend heading to Color and Coffee in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. After a half-day trip to the trampoline park and the museum, you can attend a walk-in session at this cool and interactive artistic center in the middle of the city.
You can recreate a well-known picture or use your imagination to create a drawing and picture all on your very own! Kids aged 3 and older will love this canvas painting class, using new textures, colors, and mediums to make their own artwork.
Family Homes in Dobson, NC
Does this sound like the perfect getaway for you and your large family? We think so too! Not only does Dobson, North Carolina have tons of outdoor things to do that are suitable for kids, but you can enjoy indoor museums, cultural attractions, restaurants, cafes, and art workshops that are perfect for a cold winter day or rainy spring afternoon.
Plus, we offer family-friendly North Carolina large group cabin rentals located in the most beautiful part of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Contact Carolina Getaway Cabins today to find a spacious and modern cabin that offers bedrooms for your entire family, ample seating areas in the living room, modern kitchens to make breakfast in the morning, and tons of outdoor space for your kids to run around and play.