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The city is full of hidden gems and treasures. If you’re tired of always hitting the same spots, take a look at all the options below. We showcase businesses near you where you could spend countless hours of endless fun with your entire family.

Say goodbye to the boring weekends and routine birthday parties. Think outside the box and dare to try something new. Take a look at what your city has to offer – all within driving distance of your location. You might be surprised!
Carowinds
Carowinds

(704) 588-2600

14523 Carowinds Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28277   Directions Website

Paramount's Carowinds Water and Theme Park manages to pack an incredible variety of fun activities over its 105 acres that offer a little something for everyone. Their name combines "Carolina" and "winds" to perfectly describe a place that celebrates the history and culture of the Carolinas. It also offers plenty to do, as the water park features several waterslides for various age groups. In addition to the water park, there are also over 100 rides and attractions as well as a musical review in one of the park's theaters.

Charlotte Motor Speedway
Charlotte Motor Speedway

(704) 455-3200

5555 Concord Pkwy S
Concord, NC 28027   Directions Website

The Charlotte Motor Speedway is a mecca for NASCAR fans, and the venue consistently attracts motorsports fans from all over the country. Several of the races that are run in this highly popular venue include the Coca-Cola 600, NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race and the Bank of America 500. Find out what it's like behind the scenes when you take one of the tours or feel the immense power when you drive an 800-horsepower stock car, just two of the many activities and attractions you can enjoy when you visit what many consider to be the Greatest Place to See the Race!

Richard Petty Driving Experience
Richard Petty Driving Experience

(704) 886-2400

5555 Concord Pkwy
Concord, NC 28027   Directions Website

Rev it up and go when you head to the Richard Petty Driving Experience. This highly unique, hands-on attraction offers you a chance to experience racing like the pros as you receive instruction from professional race car drivers and their crews. Whether you're a serious driver or a serious fan, you'll feel the unmistakable rush when your tires hit the track. There are various packages available that range from individual driving lessons to 30 and 40 laps around the track.

SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord
SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord

(855) 450-0512

8111 Concord Mills Blvd
Concord, NC 28027   Directions Website

SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord sends guests through a 36,000 square foot interactive aquarium experience that brings you face-to-face with over 5,000 creatures including sharks, stingrays, jellyfish, seahorses and much more! SEA LIFE transports visitors into the amazing underwater world. Prepare for astonishingly close views of everything!

The Pit Indoor Kart Racing
The Pit Indoor Kart Racing

(704) 799-3470

346 E Plaza Dr
Mooresville, NC 28115   Directions Website

With the NASCAR craze in full bloom in Charlotte, car racing is hugely popular no matter what size the car may be. Nowhere is that more obvious than at The Pit Indoor Kart Racing. Get behind the wheel and get a rush of what the big cars feel like on this amazingly realistic track. The cars even resemble your favorite vehicles from NASCAR, so rev it up and go to the Pit for a roaring good time.

Tiger World
Tiger World

(704) 279-6363

4400 Cook Rd
Rockwell, NC 28138   Directions Website

Tiger World is a conservation center where the animals come first. Every imaginable creature, from farm animals to some of the world's most exotic species can all be found here. The conservation center attraction also takes great care to recreate the natural habitats of these animals to not only help rehabilitate them but to also offer visitors a chance to get up close and interact with them in a way that is both educational and entertaining.

Whitewater Center
Whitewater Center

(704) 391-3900

5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy
Charlotte, NC 28214   Directions Website

The US National Whitewater Center gives you that much-needed shot of adrenaline with their variety of outdoor adventures and attractions like rafting, kayaking, and paddling. If you prefer to stay dry, there's more outdoor adventures available like rock climbing, mountain biking and climbing your way around various rope courses. You'll definitely work up an appetite with all this brisk activity, so stop in for one of the healthy menu items at the River's Edge Bar and Grill that's on the premises and offers a great place to refuel before continuing your adventures.

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