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Things To Do in Charlotte, NC

Do you feel like you’re in a rut? Break free from the routine by exploring all the wonderful, fun-filled things to do in the area! We have it all from family fun and kid-friendly entertainment, to adult playgrounds and movie theaters. Discover just how rich the city is by scrolling below to find out the attractions around you.

Click on any attraction to get directions. You can also click on each category to find even more things to do. From outdoor fun to indoor mystery – nothing compares to the excitement that awaits you. With all our options, you’ll wish that days lasted longer!

Discovery Place

Discovery Place

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Harvey B Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture

Harvey B Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture

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Festival in the Park

Festival in the Park

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Eagle Chase Golf Club

Eagle Chase Golf Club

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North Carolina Farm Fresh

North Carolina Farm Fresh

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Ayrsley Grand 14

Ayrsley Grand 14

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Historic Rosedale Plantation

Historic Rosedale Plantation

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The McColl Center for Visual Art

The McColl Center for Visual Art

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Ri~Ra

Ri~Ra

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McDowell Nature Center and Preserve

McDowell Nature Center and Preserve

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Founders Hall

Founders Hall

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The Pit Indoor Kart Racing

The Pit Indoor Kart Racing

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Charlotte Motor Speedway

Charlotte Motor Speedway

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Local Resources in Charlotte, NC

When you’re visiting a city or are new to the area, finding information on local resources might be hard. You may find yourself in need of airport information, food banks, local radio and TV stations, hospitals, churches or even schools in the area. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

Our local resources include universities, colleges and school districts; local government services and branches; hospitals, clinics and urgent care services; local news stations and newspapers; airports and trains; and local utilities – cable and internet services, natural gas, electric, water and cell phone services.

Anything you might need while you travel or when you first get established in a new city, we have in our "Local Resources" tab at the top of the page. Click on the category you’re looking for to find countless options to suit your needs.

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

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Charlotte-Merklenburg Police Department

Charlotte-Merklenburg Police Department

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Levine Children's Hospital at Carolinas Medical Center

Levine Children's Hospital at Carolinas Medical Center

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The Charlotte Post

The Charlotte Post

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WJZY/WMYT

WJZY/WMYT

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Charlotte Area Transit System

Charlotte Area Transit System

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Garbage Collection

Garbage Collection

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