Earlier this month, Grampa came to town and we did some touristy things and explored North Carolina. We ventured over to the American Tobacco District and walked around, because that place just screams out DURHAM! and had a couple slices over at Mellow Mushroom. YUM! Then we headed over to Mapleview Farms and had a scoop of ice cream. I got butter pecan because it's my fave.
The next morning we headed out to the Outer Banks and went to the beach (of course) and took a ferry ride to Ocracoke Island. I think this was my little girlies favorite part of the trip. Yes, my kids jumped around in the ocean, fully dressed and with rain coats on. They are crazy like that. It's been a year since they've seen the beach again, so I didn't even try to contain their excitement.
All in all, it was a great trip. Camping on the beach was great fun, even though it rained for a good portion of the trip. But it was great to see my hubbies dad again.