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Travel-A Few Fun Events in North Carolina in October 2022

  I am always looking for fun things to do in the area.  I thought I would take it a bit further and see what events are occurring in North Carolina in a specific month.  Let's take a look a just a few things happening in October in NC that you may enjoy. I live in the Raleigh/Durham area, so I decided to look for interesting events to attend in October that are easily within driving distance.  I would love to attend them all! Things to do in October in the Triangle Area The Links to Each Event... (Be sure and verify event times and locations before attending.   You may need a ticket depending on the event) Oktoberfest at Lafayette Village NC State Fair October 13-23 in Raleigh Corn Maze at Phillips Farm in Cary NC.  NC Wine Festival in Cary NC Oct 15 Pumpkin Flotilla in Cary Oct 28 A Few Things to do In NC that are not so local to the Triangle Area. Carolina Balloon Fest October 14-16 in Statesville Yadkin Valley Grape Festival Oct 15 in Yadkinville Boo at the Zoo Saturday & S

Travel North Carolina-Hiking to a Water Fall A Stroller Friendly Hike near Marion North Carolina. Tom's Creek Falls

 North Carolina has a lot to offer.  Two of my favorite places to visit are the mountains and the coast.  If I had to choose, it would always be the mountains.    I went with my daughter and her family to an area near Asheville, NC.  We stayed in a house just outside of Black Mountain. The day we were to return home, we decided we wanted to take a hike.  The big question was what hike we could take that is stroller friendly.  After all, we had two little ones under 2 and a very large double stroller.  As we searched online, we found a suggestion... Tom's Creek Falls in Marion, NC ...1250 Huskins Branch Rd, Marion, NC 28752. I had trouble finding a distance on this trail.  Nearly every site varied, but it is approximately a 0.8-mile round trip.  Luckily for us, it was a short, easy trail that was stroller friendly.  You can make it to the falls overlook by stroller.  If you want to get to the base of the falls, you can, but not with a stroller.  (Josh may look a bit grumpy, but don&