Honeycutt Team Real Estate Blog | Durham and Raleigh NC - Recreation

By Chelsea Nallenweg
Woodplay of the Carolinas Party Room- Raleigh, NC

North Raleigh has a brand new indoor play option with the opening of the new party room at Woodplay of the Carolinas! This is great for families looking for an indoor playground on a rainy or hot day. Conveniently located next to their current playground showroom, this 3,000-square-foot space is designed to bring lots of fun for families looking for an indoor play option. Woodplay of the Carolinas is a family owned business founded in 1998. They were the first retail location to offer locally-crafted wood play structures. 

Their new party room features a variety of attractions that cater to different age groups and interests. The main attraction is the large playground set…

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By Madeline Cook
Old Mill Farm

This week we’re excited to share with you a quaint destination worth the trip no matter where you live around the Triangle.  Old Mill Farm feels like something straight out of your favorite Hallmark movie, so you won’t want to miss it!  With an environment equally playful for kids as it is zen for adults, the only real requirement here is that you have an appreciation for spending an afternoon under the trees with the sound of live music drifting across the farm, and a chance to pet sweet farm animals while you enjoy a bite from the featured food truck.

 

 

Even before walking down the oak-lined dirt road that leads to the main attractions, two gentle donkeys graze in the pasture closest to the entrance.…

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By Chelsea Nallenweg 

Piney Town Playhouse- Fuquay Varina, NC

Piney Town Playhouse is a great indoor option for families with little ones in the triangle! Located in Fuquay Varina, just 30 minutes south of Raleigh,   Piney Town Playhouse is a space where kids’ imagination can soar and their creativity can thrive. This quaint indoor play area is a perfect place for toddler imaginative play with their variety of themed playhouses, tree house playground, puppet theater, and enclosed baby play area. They are open to the general public for open play, parties, and events. Make sure to check their website hours especially during summer months because they also have camps.

 

The heart of Piney Town Playhouse is the row of beautiful, themed…

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By Chelsea Nallenweg 

Blue Jay Point County Park- Raleigh, NC

 

Blue Jay Point County Park is a 236-acre park in north Raleigh that features an awesome playground, trails, education center, a beautiful lake, and Go Ape Treetop courses! There is something here for everyone to enjoy, both outside and indoors.

The playground offers a variety of structures and activities that cater to children of all ages. The playground has two different climbing structures- one tall one with multiple slides and a small toddler one, along with swings. There is also a giant sandbox area with lots of used sand toys. The ground is soft rubber so it is perfect for little ones. The playground is partially shaded by towering trees and woods, but most of it is in the…

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By: Chelsea Nallenweg
Kids Bowl Free Summer Program

What better way to beat the heat and have a blast than with the Kids Bowl Free Summer Program? Launched in 2007, this incredible initiative has brought joy to more than 35 million kids and their families, providing a fun and affordable way to spend summer days.

The Kids Bowl Free Summer Program is a generous initiative by over 1,500 bowling centers around the world. Each participating center offers two free games of bowling every day for kids throughout the summer (bowling shoe rentals not included). This program is a community-driven effort to offer kids an activity during the summer that’s both enjoyable and affordable. 

Signing up for the program is simple- register online at…

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By: Chelsea Nallenweg
Angel Island Fun Park- Durham, NC

Angel Island Fun Park is the perfect indoor play place in the Triangle to keep your kids entertained and active, especially during these hot summer days! They have two locations, Durham and Cary, and both have similar attractions. The Durham location is newly established and has a few extra features.

The Adventure Zone at Angel Island Fun Park in Durham is a giant soft play area designed for kids ages 1-12. The convenient part about this play area is that it's fully fenced in, with only one way in and out. This secure setup ensures that kids can play freely while parents can easily keep track of them. The entry system requires kids to scan their game cards to get in and turn a turntable…

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By: Chelsea Nallenweg
Cub House Play Cafe- Clayton, NC

Cub House Play Cafe is a brand new indoor play space in Clayton, just a 20 minute drive from Raleigh and conveniently located off Highway 42! This quaint indoor play space opened its doors in April and has quickly become a favorite for families with little ones. 

Cub House Play Cafe is specifically designed with young children in mind, making it the perfect spot for kids aged 6 and under to explore, play, and learn, while parents can sit at the tables surrounding it and enjoy a cup of coffee or baked goods. The play area is a rotating wonderland of engaging toys and activities like a small slide, ride-on cars, an adorable collection of baby dolls, play kitchen, dollhouse, obstacle course…

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By: Chelsea Nallenweg
Knightdale Station Park Splash Pad- Knightdale, NC

Splash pads are now open all around the Triangle and this awesome one at Knightdale Station Park is one to put on the list! Knightdale is 20 minutes east of Raleigh. This 2,000 square foot splash pad is the perfect place for families looking to beat the North Carolina heat and enjoy some outdoor fun. 

The splash pad includes a giant water tower sprinkler, rings to run through, water shooters, and various sprayers to play with. It has something fun for anyone ages 1-13.

One of the awesome features of this splash pad is the fence that surrounds the entire splash pad area ensuring that children can play safely while parents and guardians relax. Inside the fence, there’s…

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By Chelsea Nallenweg

Kids Together Playground-  Cary, NC

This is the perfect park for summer with lots of shade, spray misters, and accessibility for everyone! Located within the serene landscapes of Marla Dorrel Park in Cary, North Carolina, the Kids Together Playground is a great example of accessible and inclusive outdoor play. This beautiful playground surrounded by nature is a testament to the collaborative efforts of Kids Together, Inc. and the town of Cary. Established in 1995, Kids Together, Inc. is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds and providing ongoing support to maintain and enhance this inclusive space for kids of all abilities. 

The Kids Together Playground is designed with accessibility at its…

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By Chelsea Nallenweg 

 

Over The Moon Play Space

Step into a universe of imagination at Over The Moon Play Space, where children from crawlers to age 10 can have stellar adventures in a space themed indoor playground! This unique indoor place space is located in Cary.

Their custom-designed rocket ship play slide lets young astronauts dress up and climb to the very top lookout to see stars. The low ropes challenge course is the perfect place for kids to practice climbing and balance. The 24-ft wide rock wall is another great practice for young climbers. They also offer many STEM toys and building activities to foster creativity and problem-solving skills.

Parents with babies and toddlers can relax in the dedicated baby area,…

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