Be sure to check out the last post, “Find your chill: Parent edition.”
Spending time in nature sounds like a nice thing to do, but it’s more than that. Time outdoors actually promotes mental health. Interested in learning more? For starters, you can read more here, here, and here.
We live in an area rich in natural resources and places to explore or just “be” outside. I’m sure this post is not complete, and I didn’t even touch the vast amount of outdoor dining and event venues, but I hope it will be a good place to start.
Chapel Hill and Durham
A little further out…
Haw River Canoe & Kayak – Guided or self-guided tours
Jordan Lake State Recreation Area – Camping, boating, swimming, biking, hiking. See if you can spot the bald eagles!
William B. Umstead State Park – All the allure of a state park, plus equestrian trails for horse owners.