Getaways & A Giveaway to Fuel Your Fall Road Trips

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With Fall now in full swing and the Summer heat behind us, there’s no greater time to get outside and enjoy all North Carolina has to offer. Road trips with the family are the perfect way to kick off the Fall season. From the Outer Banks to the mountains, there is a long list of fun-filled events to put you in an Autumnal mood.

Before you begin planning your getaway and packing #allthethings we’re sharing a special surprise for our readers. Thanks to our friends at Sheetz, fueling your Fall road trips will be more affordable. Enter below and a few lucky readers will win a $30 Gift Card to Sheetz to fuel your next getaway!

When you hit the road, be sure to stop by a Sheetz station to fill up and choose a cleaner, greener 21st-century fueling option like E15. By using E15 – which has five percent more ethanol than most fuel – you will be choosing a fuel that works well in all cars 2001 and newer, and that reduces greenhouse gas emissions – helping keep that Fall air just a little bit cleaner!

Here are a few Fall events happening in North Carolina to get your travels started.

Don’t forget to enter to win a $30 Sheetz Gift Card below!

Hit The Road for these Fall Events & Enter to Win A Sheetz Giveaway

1. Heroes Homecoming V 

November 4th – 12th.  Fayetteville, NC

This annual event gives families an opportunity to honor the service and sacrifice of our local Veterans.

2. Grand Opening of  Prehistoric Passages: Realm of Dragons at the Greensboro Science Center 

Opening November 17th. Greensboro, NC

Dinosaur lovers big and small this one is for you! Visit this new exhibit on opening day and step back in the time.

3. The Polar Express Train Ride at the NC Transportation Museum 

November 17th.  Spencer, NC

This magical book and movie are brought to life on the museum’s working steam engines. 

4. 32nd Annual Sound Rivers Oyster Roast 

November 11th.  Washington, NC

Enjoy steamed oysters under the stars on the Tar-Pamlico River.

5. Carolina Renaissance Festival 

Every Saturday thru November 19th.  Huntersville, NC

History comes alive at this festival. Go back in time and enjoy jousting knights on horsebacks, feasts, rides, arts and crafts, entertainment and more.

6. 34th Annual North Carolina Holiday Flotilla 

November 24th & 25th.  Wrightsville Beach, NC

A holiday parade on the water! Concerts, tree lightings, Santa visits, bounce houses, fireworks, boat parades, arts & crafts and more. 

7. 25th Annual National Gingerbread House Competition at The Grove Park Inn 

November 26th – January 4th.  Asheville, NC

This national competition is one of the most celebrated and competitive holiday events. Enjoy these elaborate Gingerbread creations on display. 

8. 2017 Festival of Trees 

November 29th – December 3rd.  Pinehurst, NC

The Carolina Hotel is transformed into a Winter Wonderland where families can delight in the aisles of holiday finery. 

Fall Road Trip - Raleigh Moms BlogNow that you have a couple of fun family getaways to add to your list it’s time to road trip! Remember to enter below to win a $30 Sheetz Gift Card to fuel your Fall Fun. 

We look forward to hearing where your $30 Sheetz Gift Card takes you!  Visit to find a Sheetz E15 location near you and be sure to take plenty of pictures of your travels. Photos of drivers filling up with E15 may even find their way onto GetEthanol social channels! (See details when you enter to win the $30 Sheetz Gift Card Giveaway.) Let’s showcase all that North Carolina has to offer! Happy travels!

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One Response to Getaways & A Giveaway to Fuel Your Fall Road Trips

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    Deborah Bowen November 14, 2017 at 7:41 pm #

    A family trip to see the mountains!

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