Day Trips

The Carrboro Recreation, Parks, & Cultural Resources Department day trips are known for their fine company, back road ambling, and interest-piquing destinations. Take advantage of a one-day outing and leave the driving to someone else! All trips are designed for adults. Transportation by van, departing from Carrboro Town Hall. Returning times are approximations. Please inquire regarding wheelchair accessibility. In order to receive a refund, you must cancel at least 2 weeks prior to the trip. Registration for programs is accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please check our current program brochure or our online registration system for more information about each program.

2022 Winter/Spring Programs/Events

  • Tarheel Escapes - Chapel Hill
  • North Carolina Museum of Art and State Farmers Market Restaurants
  • Hillsborough Downtown - Dinner at The Colonial Inn
  • Rock of Ages Winery & Vinny's Italian Grill & Pizzeria - Hurdle Mills, NC

PLEASE NOTE: PROGRAMS MAY BE MODIFIED OR CANCELED DUE TO COVID-19.  Please contact the department at 919.918.7364 with any questions about specific programs or events.

Other Day Trips Offered During the Year or Past Years

  • Antiquing
  • Barn Dinner Theatre
  • Duke Lemur Center
  • Durham Bulls Baseball Game
  • Fair Game Beverage Company and Downtown Pittsboro
  • Goat Farm Tours
  • Iron Gate Vineyards & Winery
  • Jordan Lake Fall Boat Tour and Lunch at Virlie's Grill in Pittsboro
  • Jordan Lake Sunset Cruise
  • M&M Alpaca Farm
  • MindGames Escape Room
  • Museum Trips
  • Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
  • North Carolina Transportation Museum
  • North Carolina Zoological Park
  • Old Salem
  • Pottery Excursions
  • Raleigh Little Theatre
  • Raleigh Trolly Tour
  • Ruby Theatre
  • Southern Supreme, Bear Creek, NC
  • The Gallery Players Productions, Burlington, NC
  • Tanglewood Park Festival of Lights
  • Temple Theatre
  • TOPO Brewery Tour and Dinner at Top of the Hill
  • Wilson Whirligigs
  • Wine Tours and Tastings
  • WRAL Azalea Gardens