Field Trip Ideas & Resources

Bethabara Historic Park:


Located at 2147 Bethabara Road, Winston-Salem

Billy Graham Library:

Located at 4330 Westmont Drive, Charlotte 28217

Through state-of-the-art exhibits, audio and film displays, and personal memorabilia, you’ll discover how God used Billy Graham to shape history through relationships with world leaders, his outreach efforts during times of war and peace, and his unfailing commitment to God’s love. Admission is free.

Catawba Science Center:


Located at 243 3rd Ave. NE, Hickory

Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum:

336-449-4846 or email

Located at 6136 Burlington Rd. (Hwy 70), Sedalia, NC 27342

Chimney Rock State Park:


Located in Chimney Rock, NC

Dan Nicholas Park

704-636-2089 or 1-866-767-2757

Located at 6800 Bringle Ferry Rd., Salisbury

Discovery Place:


Located at 301 N. Tryon St., Charlotte 28202

Fort Dobbs State Historic Site:


Located at 438 Fort Dobbs Rd., Statesville 28625

Greensboro Science Center:


Located at 4301 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro 27455

High Point Museum:


Located at 1859 East Lexington Avenue, High Point 27262

Horne Creek Farm:


Located at 308 Horne Creek Farm Road, Pinnacle 27043

Kaleideum Downtown (formerly The Children’s Museum):


Located at 390 S. Liberty Street, Winston-Salem

Kaleideum North (formerly SciWorks):


Located at 400 W. Hanes Mill Road, W-S

Körner’s Folly:


Located at 413 S. Main St., Kernersville

Lazy 5 Ranch:


Located at 15100 Mooresville Road, Mooresville

Mill Village Museum:


Located at 14 Church St., Cooleemee, 27014 

Minglewood Farm and Nature Preserve

A non-profit engaged in educating youth and adults about environmental stewardship and sustainable agriculture. To accomplish this mission, they work with public, private, and homeschool groups, both on the Preserve and in local green spaces. They gladly offer programming catered to the interests of individual groups upon request. To learn more, contact Margie Imus at

Mrs. Hanes’ Moravian Cookie Factory:


Located at 4643 Friedberg Church Road, Clemmons 27012

Visit a working cookie factory right in your own backyard! Watch cookies being hand-rolled & Cut. Tours offered Mon.-Fri., January-October. Cost is $4 per person. 

Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts:


Located at 924 S. Main Street, Old Salem

NCHE Field Trips:

NCHE (North Carolinians for Home Education) works with museums and event venues across the state to create special activities and discounted admissions to North Carolina homeschoolers.

North Carolina Museum of Art:

919-664-6820 or 919-839-6262

Located at 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh

North Carolina Museum of History:


Located at 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh 27601 (Free general admission)

North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences:


Located at 111 W. Jones St., Raleigh 27601 (Free general admission)

North Carolina Transportation Museum:


Located at 411 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer

North Carolina Zoo:


Located at 4401 Zoo Parkway, Asheboro, 27205

Free admission for homeschool families. (Call 2 weeks in advance)

Old Salem:


Located at 900 Old Salem Road

Reynolda House and Gardens


Located at 2980 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem

Shallowford Farms Popcorn 

A family owned and operated agribusiness located about 20 miles west of Winston-Salem in the Huntsville Community of Yadkin County. Offering popcorn, caramel corn, various flavors of candied corn, gift baskets, popcorn tins, and more. Offering tours of the facility year round–by appointment only for 10 or more people. Tours are $5 per person (ages 2+). For more information, call 336-463-5938.

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art:


Located at 750 Marguerite Drive, Winston-Salem 27106

Stone Mountain State Park:


Located at 3042 Frank Parkway, Roaring Gap, NC 28668

Tanglewood Park


Located at Hwy 158, Clemmons.

Theatre Art Galleries:


220 E. Commerce Ave., High Point 27260

Town Creek Indian Mound:


Located at 509 Town Creek Indian Mound Rd., Mt. Gilead, NC 27306