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Summer Adventure List 2015

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The best part of working for myself is the flexibility. Hands down. No other benefit or paycheck could trump that. I have the luxury to be home with my sons after school and manage my work to suit to their summer schedules. For a few years now we’ve had a family “summer adventure list.” I guess you might it’s become a thing. As we hear about places throughout the year we take note of something that is summer adventure worthy. There are no rules for our summer adventures, but free is always a good thing. We stick to local spots or venture off on day trips.

Here’s what’s in store for this summer:

Nasher Art Museum

Duke Gardens

The Lily Pond at Duke Gardens in Raleigh, NC

Conservators Center

Greenway walking trails

Historic Stagville

Horton_Grove

Town Creek Indian Mound

Town Creek Indian Mound #HandmadeNC

Scratch Bakery and Rise Donuts taste test

Duke Lemur Center

Movies (AC and entertainment…perfect for rainy days or sweltering afternoons)

Used book stores

Mt. Airy

Walking tour in downtown Raleigh to photograph public art

Photography scavenger hunt

Golf (mini as well as the real deal)

Tennis

Exercise together

Paint our interpretations from some of our favorite works at the Nc Museum of Art

Arcade (Last summer we drove to Greensboro in search of an old school arcade, only to arrive in the parking lot and realize it had closed.)

Garland, NC (Top of our list is lunch at Southern Smoke! We also want to check out the Curiosity Shop and Brooks Brothers outlet.)

Abundance Foundation

Durham Bulls and Mudcats baseball

Indoor skydiving

Where will your summer adventures take you?

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