Day Trips

All Winter Day trips begin registration on Thursday, December 1, 2022 and are on a first come, first served basis. A waitlist option will be offered.

Chinese Lantern Festival

January 5, 2023 | 1:30pm-10:00pm

$60 Per Person, Register/Cancel by December 28, 2022

The Triangle’s most spectacular holiday tradition is back! Cary’s Koka Booth Amphitheatre will once again serve as the home of the North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival. The renderings have been approved and Chinese artisans are busy crafting more than 40 all new displays, each one comprised of hundreds of parts, and thousands of LED lights. These larger-than-life lanterns will captivate visitors with their amazing craftsmanship and artistic beauty. Join us as we travel to Cary and take in all the beautiful displays one by one. 

(Meal not included)

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Chinese Lantern Festival
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BMW Zentrum Museum

January 26, 2023 | 9:30am-4:30pm

$60 Per Person, Register/Cancel by January 12, 2023

Come and visit this one-of-a-kind building and experience the past, present, and future of BMW in the only museum in North America. Your senses will come alive as you feel the power of the BMW brand firsthand, from its beginning in aviation and motorsports to its rise to prominence on the global stage. 

(Meal not included)

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Greensboro Science Museum

February 2, 2023 | 9:00am-6:00pm

$50 Per Person, Register/Cancel by January 18, 2023

Experience the wonders of an aquarium, science museum, zoological park, and immersive 3D theater all in one attraction! See sharks, penguins, otters, stingrays, a fishing cat, and other amazing animals from around the world in the Wiseman Aquarium. Get eye-to-eye with tigers, meerkats, gibbons, lemurs and other unique animals in the Animal Discovery Zoo. Walk among dinosaurs in Prehistoric Passages, experience extreme weather, and have fun in SciPlay Bay in the Museum. Watch amazing 3-D shows that make science come alive in the OmniSphere Theater.

(Meal not included)

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Science Museum
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The Depot at Gibson Mill

February 15, 2023 | 10:00am-4:00pm

$25 Per Person, Register/Cancel by February 1, 2023

The Depot is a tourist destination for “Pickers” of antique furniture, household items, and mementos from the past. Folks drive in from across the region, and from as far away as New York and Florida, to explore the Depot’s huge 88,000 square foot sales floor. The Depot at Gibson Mill has quickly become the largest and most popular antique mall in the Southeastern United States.   

(Meal not included)

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The Biltmore

March 1, 2023 | 9:00am-6:00pm

$110 Per Person, Register/Cancel by February 13, 2022

Experience America’s Largest Home, as magnificent today as it was more than a century ago. Your self-guided house visit spans three floors and the basement of the luxurious family home of George and Edith Vanderbilt. Explore the stories of the Vanderbilt family, their guests, and employees through displays of vintage clothing, accessories, art, furniture, and more.

(Meal not included)

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Biltmore
Outlet

Asheville Outlet Shopping

March 14, 2023 | 8:30am-5:00pm

$30 Per Person, Register/Cancel by March 7, 2023

Join us as we travel to Asheville and get our shopping on. Asheville Outlets is a truly distinctive open-air shopping destination featuring outlet brands from some of the best names in fashion. Stores at the outlet include Coach, Banana Republic, Brooks Brothers, Cole Haan, J.Crew, Nike, Under Armour, West Elm, and more.

(Meal not included)

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