Never has this phrase, Get Outside the City! generated so much travel to new destinations or those outdoor recreation attractions just minutes from home you may have always wanted to visit. Vacations in normal times are week-long, big-family productions, they take months to plan, and are big-ticket budget items. Today, just getting out of the house for a mini-trip to the county next door, sounds wonderful. Pack up the kids, bikes, camping gear or just lace up your hiking boots and find a near-by park and enjoy some fresh air and exercise.
Johnston County is within 45 minutes from the Triangle - Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill. We are also the same distance from the region's major cities of Rocky Mount, Goldsboro and Fayetteville. So for an easy day-time itinerary for families seeking some outside activities, here are a few suggestions: