Things To Do In Laurinburg

Up to 58% Off Wine-Tasting Package at Lu Mil Vineyard

Dublin

$26 $12

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Tasters sample vineyard's wares before exploring the 58-acre grounds by pedal-kart

Up to 58% Off BYOB Cooking Class

Southern Pines

$90 $45

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A professional chef teaches classes how to make thier own pasta using simple techniques easily reproduced at home, accompanied by BYOB wine

Up to 45% Off Hot Yoga at Get Twisted

Hope Mills

$60 $35

A studio with a duo of certified instructors offers AcroYoga, as well as forms of yoga including hot, restorative, and yin

Up to 63% Off at North Carolina Golf Academy

Jack Britt

$75 $35

Private golf lessons teach new players the rules and help develop experienced players' swings

49% Off at Black River Paintball

Multiple Locations

$44.95 $23

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All-day admission for games of speedball, woods play, and simulated urban warfare on more than 85 acres of wooded terrain

50% Off

South View

$199 $100

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 62% Off Yoga & Belly Dancing

Fayetteville

$75 $35

The studio blends art, fitness, and health with belly-dancing and yoga classes

46% Off First-Time Flight with Lesson

Fayetteville

$185 $99

After ground and pre-flight training, Gold Seal–certified instructors let passengers take control during the 30- to 40-minute flight

Up to 53% Off Family Fun

Fayetteville

$40 $19

100 redemption and arcade games, indoor laser tag arena, mini golf course, and batting cages foster family fun at 12,000 sq. ft. center

Up to 56% Off Bowling at B&B Lanes

Fayetteville

$11.48 $5.50

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Balls hurtle toward pins on 24 well-oiled lanes as bowlers keep track of spares and strikes with electronic scoring

Up to 64% Off Tumbling Classes or Party

Cameron

$150 $54

Kids aged 6 months and older learn developmental skills or enjoy party at play space specializing in therapy for kids on the autism spectrum

Up to 56% Off Jordan Lake Boat Tour

Moncure

$335 $149

Pontoon boats take groups across scenic waters as guide points out wildlife such as bald eagles and finches and provides drinks and snacks

Up to 57% Off at Phalanx CrossFit

Sanford

$100 $50

Certified trainers lead students of all athletic experience levels through high-intensity routines of functional exercises

Up to 51% Off Wine Tasting

Endy

$28.50 $14

Guests enjoy a complimentary tasting with six wines in souvenir glasses, two glasses of wine and a take home bottle of wine

Half Off at Stony Mountain Vineyards

East Albemarle

$32 $16

Follow one of the vineyard’s owners around the winery and sample wines

94% Off MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

$350 $20

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

Cold Blooded Encounters Science Center – Up to 71% Off

Monroe

$100 $29

Science center features interactive science exhibits and fossil displays alongside 150+ species of reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates

55% Off Dance Lessons

Monroe

$40 $18

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 60% Off at CrossFit MNC

Monroe

$99 $45

Athletes of all levels push themselves to the limit with routines of weightlifting, gymnastics, and cardio exercises that change constantly

Up to 52% Off Tour Package at Treehouse Vineyards

Monroe

$24 $12

Guides lead tour of winery’s inner workings and ply guests with two glasses of wine made from local grapes; souvenir glasses to take home

Up to 55% Off Wine Tasting and Cheese Plate

Monroe

$32 $15

Guests can choose 8 wines to sample from a selection of 24 wines

54% Off Two Horseback-Riding Lessons or Trail Rides

Monroe

$130 $60

Horseback-riding under the tutelage of lifelong equestrian on farm with 20 acres of turnout, a large arena, and plenty of trails

Up to 59% Off a Supercar Driving or Ride-Along Experience

Carolina Motorsports Park

$239 $99

Test drive exotic cars like a Ferrari, Lamborghini, Nissan, Audi, and more at high speeds on a professional racetrack

Up to 49% Off at Southern Medley Wine Cellar

Uptown Wadesboro

$27.50 $14

Choose from seven wines produced and bottled onsite; packages include tastings, bottle of wine, and appetizers or desserts

Up to 46% Off Bowling for Two at Buffaloe Lanes

Multiple Locations

$24 $12.99

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Classic lanes host bowling duos and provide rental shoes for two rounds each of pin-toppling revelry

46% Off Gift Basket from Aviator Brewing Company

Fuquay-Varina

$63 $34

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Gift beer-lovers with six-packs, seasonal brews, pint glasses, and a brewery tour to learn each step of the beer-making process

Up to 95% Off Martial Arts Lessons

Multiple Locations

$355 $20

Instructors teach kids teakwondo, helping them master martial moves and mental discipline

53% Off Driving-Range Membership

Angier

$40 $19

Visitors challenge their accuracy on a lush 150-acre farm with golf clubs, hitting unlimited range balls onto 419-bermuda-grass fields

50% Off Salsa-Dance Classes

Angier

$40 $20

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 57% Off at Fuquay Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Fuquay Varina

$75 $35

Through training and drills, participants learn the art of Brazilian jujitsu

Up to 58% Off Paintball for Two, Four, or Eight

Pleasant Grove

$92 $45

The 3-acre woodsball field features hills and ravines, and the compact speedball field challenges players’ quick reactions

Up to 84% Off CrossFit Classes

Holly Springs

$150 $29

Holistic health and fitness center helps trainees of all levels tobuild core strength and improve conditioning through variable workouts

Up to 91% Off Gym Membership

Indian Trail

$316 $29

24/7 access to free weights, fitness machines, and cardio equipment; membership package kicks off with fitness assessment

Up to 62% Off at CrossFit Indian Trail

Indian Trail

$130 $49

Instructors help exercisers of all ability levels build functional strength at an inclusive, community-oriented gym

Up to 52% Off Fitness-Center Memberships

Indian Trail

$105 $50

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Work out in a facility with Cybex and Power Lift cardio and strength-training equipment; personal training and group classes are available

Up to 42% Off Kids' Basketball Camp

Carolina Courts

$300 $175

Kids learn the basics of the sport, take them to the next level, and apply newly gleaned skills during competitions; lunch is provided daily

Up to 77% Off Month of Boot Camp at Body by Buck

Stallings

$150 $39

Indoor boot-camp classes blend interval and CrossFit-style training, including exercises with kettlebells, dumbbells, and jump ropes

Off Golf Package

Red Bridge Golf Club

$1,435 $189

VIP members enjoy ten group golf lessons that help improve their game, as well as ten 18-hole rounds of golf at a challenging course

Up to 60% Off Private Music Lessons for the Piano, Guitar, or Bass

Mint Hill

$50 $20

Seasoned musician with 13+ years of music teaching experience helps students learn or further master the piano, guitar, or bass

Up to 41% Off Bounce Visit or Bounce + Lego Kids' Party

Apex

$8 $4.75

Inflatable bounce playground, endorsed by Carolina Parent readers, lets kids leap, tumble, and expend energy under watchful eyes

Up to 65% Off Fitness Classes

Apex

$50 $19

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For one or three months, exercisers work out in group fitness classes such as Zumba, yoga, and circuit training

45% Off

New Hope

$60 $33

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

54% Off Batting Sessions

Apex

$50 $23

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 67% Off Boot Camp at NuLevel Training

Apex

$119.99 $49.99

Boot-camp classes incorporate kettlebells, suspension trainers, and battle ropes for workouts that tone bodies and torch calories

83% Off at Pro Martial Arts, Apex

Apex

$168.95 $29

Martial-arts classes instill confidence, self-defense skills, and well-being; Armor program teaches kids to stay safe from bullies

Up to 57% Off Boys' Wrestling Camp

Cary/Apex

$175 $79

During wrestling camp sessions, boys are taught how to make better, more strategic decisions as well as key moves, with activities mixed in

Up to 61% Off Weight-Loss Plan and Fitness Consult

Apex

$250 $125

Plans include weight-loss medications, week-long meal plans, seven-day workout schedules, personal training, and physicals

Up to 56% Off at AMF Bowling Co.

Multiple Locations

$40 $17

Bowling at over 250 locations across the country hosts groups of two, four, or six for two hours of bowling

Up to 59% Off Kickboxing Classes

Matthews

$69 $29

Clients burn up to 500 calories during 30-minute kickboxing workouts divided into 3-minute intervals

Up to missing id b007f64e-6c9e-11e2-9cec-00259060b644 Off Zumba Fitness Classes

Multiple Locations

$35 $18.75

Instructors demonstrate easy-to-follow dance steps during 60-minute dance-fitness classes, which sync cardio moves with catchy music

Up to 53% Off Lessons at Scott Fossum Golf Schools

Emerald Lake Golf Club

$100 $49

PGA Master Professional in Instruction Scott Fossum helps clients learn fundamental golf skills during 60-minute or 9-hole golf lessons

Up to 56% Off Private Soccer Training

Multiple Locations

$75 $35

Coaches who are longtime soccer players focus on four aspects of athleticism to boost pupils' success on the pitch

Up to 78% Off Dance Classes

Matthews

$91.25 $25

Instructors teach students to master styles including the waltz, fox trot, and mambo in private and group lessons

Up to 60% Off Private and Group Dance Lessons

Multiple Locations

$249 $99

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Experienced dance instructors lead private ballroom-, Latin-, and swing-dance classes as well as social group lessons

Up to 88% Off a Private Lesson and Group Martial Arts Classes

Matthews

$290 $50

In private and group settings, instructors teach physical conditioning, strength, and flexibility, and Krav Maga or other defense techniques

Up to 59%% Off Paintball at Mighty Sports Center

Stallings

$85 $41

All-day paintball on outdoor fields includes paintballs to share and rental of markers, masks, and air tanks

Up to 76% Off Women's Fitness Classes

Matthews

$100 $29

Circuit-training style classes isolate every major muscle group, including the core, and include Tabata, strength training, and cardio

44% Off

Matthews

$50 $28

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 82% Off Boot Camp and Yoga in Matthews

Matthews

$125 $25

Shape magazine–lauded personal trainer and Air Force staff sergeant whip bodies into shape using athletic and military training

61% Off Unlimited Training at CrossFit Strength

Matthews

$125 $49

Award-winning CrossFit coaches guide students through intense 60-minute sessions of dead lifting, squats, pull-ups, and shoulder presses

Up to 73% Off Fitness and Martial-Arts Classes

Multiple Locations

$100 $30

Adults’ and kids’ classes teach subjects such as MMA, ground grappling, kick boxing and strength and conditioning

64% Off at Scott Shields Martial Arts Academy

Matthews

$80 $29

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Punch, kick, and jab your way through 45-minute kickboxing classes

94% Off Martial-Arts Classes

Multiple Locations

$324 $20

Students don uniforms for karate, tae kwon do, or krav maga

25% Off Package for Race

Charlotte Motor Speedway

$2,000 $1,499

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Have your name plastered to a race car with sponsorship packages that include complimentary pit and garage passes

76% Off One-Month Full-Access Gym Membership

Multiple Locations

$99 $29

Well-stocked gym with name-brand gear, childcare house, personal-training sessions, and group classes such as BodyPump, Zumba, and spin

37% Off Volleyball or Basketball Camp

Carolina Courts Concord

$197.50 $125

Children and teens participate in three-day camps, which include numerous volleyball or basketball drills, to improve their sports skills

Up to 53% Off InkFest Live Tattoo Fest

Concord

$20 $10

Fest-goers get tattooed amid graffiti demonstrations, live music and DJ battles, a custom car and bike show, and tattoo-industry vendors

Half Off Racing Experiences

Charlotte Motor Speedway

$129 $64

Professional drivers sate passengers' need for speed in stock cars during exciting ride-alongs and racing experiences

Up to 50% Off Video-Game Passes or Party

Concord

$20 $10

Partying gamers lounge in plush leather recliners as they play such favorite games as Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 and Madden

Up to 61% Off Music Lessons or Camp

Concord

$100 $39

Private lessons teach students the instrument of their choice; band=performance and rock-star programs teach kids how to perform as a group

Up to 40% Off Dragster Experience

Multiple Locations

$199 $119

Dragster creates g-force as drivers accelerate to speeds of 100+ mph during ride-alongs or self-piloted adventures

Up to 59% Off Martial-Arts or Fitness Classes

Concord

$119 $49

Men, women, and children can take classes that focus on mixed martial arts, self-defense, or strength training and cardio

Up to 76% Off Shooting-Range Package

Concord

$117 $27.50

A one-day pass to an 18-lane range comes with the rental of a gun and safety gear, two targets, and a 20% discount on ammunition

55% Off

Old Earnhardt

$225 $101

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Half Off Open Play and Drop-Offs at Kidz Play Here

Concord Mills

$90 $45

Children's activity center hosts parent-supervised open-play sessions and Friday-night drop-offs

Up to 76% Off Martial-Arts Classes or Karate Party

Multiple Locations

$49 $24

Classes teach self-confidence and self-defense to toddlers through adults in karate, tae kwon do, and Krav Maga styles

Up to 72% Off Martial-Arts and Boxing Classes

Concord

$125 $39.99

Boxing lessons, brazilian jujitsu, and a martial-arts course that incorporates CrossFit exercises with self-defense techniques

Up to 54% Off Lessons at AMP Tennis

Concord

$150 $69

Tennis instructors help clients improve in lessons conducted at facility with eight hard courts run by former collegiate standout

Repticon – 50% Off

Cabarrus Arena & Events Center

$30 $15

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Reptile, amphibian, and arachnid breeders and experts showcase creatures' behavior and biology through exhibits and demonstrations

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Students at Fast Track High Performance Driving School don't need to prove that they can parallel park—they're more concerned about taking a turn at more than 100 miles per hour. Most of them have never even felt the rumble of a 600-horsepower engine before. After plenty of safety debriefing from expert instructors, however, they usually are no longer intimidated by its purr. They'll then hop into the vibrant shell of an ARCA-style stock car, a former racing vehicle that's still capable of rocketing down the track at a blur-inducing speed of 165 miles per hour.

Since 1989, the school has been fulfilling speed-demon fantasies with its courses and ride alongs at racetracks throughout the country. The staff meets with everyday fans and aspiring competitors alike to cover racing protocol, safety, and appropriate postrace dance moves. Depending on the depth of their lesson, pupils might take the wheel during a four-car passing exercise or simply sit back in the passenger seat as a professional flies through three–five laps.

2152 N US Highway 1
Rockingham,
NC
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Inside South Carolina’s 47 state-registered parks, visitors explore secluded forest trails, sweeping cerulean lakes, roiling saltwater surfs crashing on white beaches, and streams and rivers overgrown with thick canopies of trees. The protected areas, many of which were assembled nearly a century ago by the Civilian Conservation Corps, encompass more than 80,000 acres and span turf from the rambling Blue Ridge Mountains to the sandy Atlantic-coast beaches. Abundant activities for guests include canoeing, fishing, mountain biking, horseback riding, and accidentally startling long-forgotten lumberjacks wearing headphones.

Visitors experience colonial history up close at some parks, where registered historic homes, plantations, and landmark buildings stand preserved or in their natural state. These structures grant a glimpse into the lives of European settlers, Native Americans, and African Americans through building tours, archaeological collections, and live history demonstrations. Overnight camping is available at many parks, ranging from primitive campsites to cabins, villas, and tent sites that offer running water. Much like a scientist designing a soda-can-powered robot, park administrators follow a rigorous recycling program to ensure the preservation of the wilderness.

1298 State Park Road
Dillon,
SC
US

Amid the cracks of strikes and spares, Lumberton Bowling Center fetes twosomes with pin-annihilating festivities to enliven afternoons and evenings. Set up shop at one of the 24 smooth lanes, lacing up a functional pair of rented kicks before striking a fashionable pose with a selected three-holed orb. Couples keep score during the six-game stretch, sip on 16-ounce soft drinks, and attempt to execute challenging triple-axel throws.

2205 Godwin Ave
Lumberton,
NC
US

We are a local full service dive shop whose focus is training, safe, competent, and happy divers. Black Jack instructors make sure you get the individual attention you deserve. Our crew is a family oriented group with successful students as young as 10 years old!

11815 U.S. 15
Aberdeen,
NC
US

167 E New Hampshire Ave
Southern Pines,
NC
US

When renowned course architect Ellis Maples first laid eyes on the rolling expanse of land in the Sandhills, he knew he had found the venue for his next course. Whispering Woods Golf Club encompasses both gentle slopes and steeper hills, offering a dynamic canvas atop which Maples designed holes with stark elevation changes. Today, golfers encounter a diverse layout that showcases anything from treacherously undulating bentgrass greens to a small roller coaster for bored caddies to enjoy. Carolina pines line the edges of the fairways and greens throughout the round, stretching out their thin trunks to snag any errant shots. The end product of Ellis’s vision is an 18-hole, 6,324-yard layout described by course architect Dan Maples, Ellis’s son, as “a golf course designed with the average player in mind, but good players won’t find a pushover.”

26 Sandpiper Dr
Whispering Pines,
NC
US