Author: Travel Bugged

North Carolina, Travel, Waterfalls

Picturesque NC Waterfall Along a Historic Old Grist Mill

Located halfway between Charlotte, NC and Asheville, NC, McGalliard Falls Park in Valdese, North Carolina is a stop over you should take every time you are in the area. Whether for a view of the picturesque falls rolling off the edge, or a quick picnic with a view or just to stretch your legs for a short bit while enjoying […]

North Carolina, Travel

What’s Your Favorite Beach in The Mountains of North Carolina?

Lake James State Park is located near Nebo, NC and covers over 3,707 acres and borders 6,510-acre lake offering over 25 miles of trails (15 of which open to mountain biking), swimming, fishing, kayaking, boating and more. The lake is known to be one of the cleanest in the state of North Carolina bringing visitors from the nearby Burke and […]

Lake Norman, North Carolina, Travel

Top 6 Lake Norman Playgrounds for All Ages

#1 Robbins Park Robbins Park is located on 17738 W Catawba Ave, Cornelius, NC 28031. It is a wonderful natural construction with interactive wooded animal creatures curved on the wooded part of the structure for kids to look for as they play around. The Park is extremely clean and very well maintained with bathroom facilities located near the playground right […]

Hikes, North Carolina

Fun Filled Adventure For All Ages at Morrow Mountain State Park

A little over an hour drive from the city of Charlotte, NC brings you to this little known destination that is sure to impress you with stunning views of the the Yadkin Valley, Lake Tillery and surrounding landscape, especially when the leaves have all fallen off the trees. There are about nine trails to choose from at the Morrow Mountain […]

Lake Norman, North Carolina, Travel

Lake Norman State Park Hiking With Young Kids

Covering over 32,475 acres and with 520 miles of shoreline and a surface area the man-made Norman Lake in North Carolina is known as the “inland sea” and has been a travel destination for over 50 years and a reliable source of power and water for the region. When we first moved to Charlotte and were researching easy hikes with […]

Berkshires, Massachusetts, The Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, Travel

Best Day Out In The Berkshires

Nestled among the beautiful hills of the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts in the small town of Hancock only minutes from Pittsfield, MA, and Albany, NY with population of only 717 residents, is where you’ll find this absolute treasure of a spot for kids of all ages with views like no others. Ioka Valley farm was first established in 1936 and […]