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Looking Back: Go Ask Mom's most popular 'destination' posts in 2016

Posted December 27, 2016

Cake from Edible Art in Raleigh

Editor's Note: We are looking back at some of our most popular posts from 2016 this week. Today, we look at our "Destination" posts, which run most Fridays and feature places to take kids. We covered Go Ask Mom's top image galleries Tuesday.

Destination: Five bakeries to try this Valentine's Day: Make your plans now! This post from February 2016 features five local bakeries and shops for yummy treats on Valentine's Day - and any day.

Cake from Edible Art in Raleigh

Destination: Raleigh Grande: With plush seats and food service, this north Raleigh theater offers another bonus: More affordable tickets than some movie theaters.

Plush seats at Raleigh Grande

Destination: Galaxy Fun Park: Also making our list of top image galleries in 2016, this north Raleigh destination has become a new favorite spot for families.

Galaxy Fun Park opens Sept. 23

Destination: Pullen Park's new programming: Raleigh officials have expanded the programming options at Pullen Park, which we covered in the spring.

Pullen Park carousel

Destination: Giant bunnies at the N.C. Museum of Art: They are gone now, but this temporary exhibit at the Raleigh art museum captured a lot of attention.

Giant bunny exhibit opens in Raleigh

Destination: American Girl at Crabtree Valley Mall: The temporary store at Crabtree Valley Mall opened in October and will remain until Jan. 28.

American Girl store at Crabtree Valley Mall

Destination: SnickerDoodles, free indoor play in Raleigh: The north Raleigh indoor spot offers free play, best for preschoolers and under, along with crafts, snacks and children's books for purchase.


Destination: Mini Herefords at Life and Science's Farmyard: Introduced in the spring, these guys quickly stole the hearts of staff and visitors at the Durham museum.

Dallas at the Museum of Life and Science

Destination: Zoofari at the N.C. Zoo: Opened in April, this new seasonal ride at the N.C. Zoo in Asheboro takes visitors around the zoo's grasslands exhibit, offering a close up view of all kinds of animals - from rhinos to ostriches.

Zoofari at the N.C. Zoo

Destination: Hill Ridge Farms' Festival of Lights: Open nightly through Dec. 31, this Christmas event features thousands of holiday lights, along with play on the farm's outdoor playground.

Hill Ridge Farms' Festival of Lights


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