in Charlotte, NC
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Charlotte Center City Walking Tour
101 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 Directions
Make sure you are wearing some comfortable shoes when you experience the Charlotte Center City Walking Tour. You'll take a time-traveling, panoramic view of the city as you learn about some of its most historic points as well as some the most famous modern attractions that continue the city's forward-looking tradition. You'll stroll through the Victorian past when you walk through the Fourth Ward that features structures that are adorned with stained glass windows, flower-filled planters and big, expansive porches. See some of the most visually arresting homes that date back to the 1800s like the Bagley-Mullen House and the Overcarsh House. The guides are friendly and knowledgeable and are more than happy to answer any questions you may have.
Charlotte Ghost Tour
When you see Charlotte for the first time, you are immediately struck by the modern structures and usual hustle and bustle of a city of its size. What you don't see are all the echoes of the past, and sometimes that past still haunts the modern places here in town. To find out exactly where these places are, take the Charlotte Ghost Tour. Some of the visitors from the past have been lingering presences in the city since the 1700s, and the chilling stories of these entities are not only interesting in and of themselves, they also lend a unique perspective to Charlotte's history.
Charlotte Motor Speedway
5555 Concord Parkway S
Concord, NC 28027 Directions
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!
Charlotte Segway Tours
101 S Tryon St
Charlotte, NC 28280 Directions
Why walk when you can Segway and take a unique look at some of Charlotte's most famous sites? This unique tour is popular not only because you don't have to actually walk, but because the Segway riding machine is so much fun and so easy to navigate. See some of the city's most historic homes in the famous Fourth Ward neighborhood as you glide by in the totally modern Segway. Prices vary, so make sure to check the website, book early and Segway back in time for a great tour experience.
Historic Rosedale Plantation
3427 N Tyron St
Charlotte, NC 28206 Directions
The Historic Rosedale Plantation offers a peek at an era in history that was marked by several types of strife and unrest. Still, against that backdrop, there were regal structures like this Federal style home that was built in 1815 and even then, it got the attention of the town's populace. When you enter the home, perhaps the fact that it has been so well preserved is its most striking feature. The original French wallpaper that dates back to its original construction still adorns the walls. A rare but interesting look at Southern domestic life is the overall theme of taking a tour of this structure that features attractive gardens and a tranquil pond. Tours are by appointment only and you must allow a two week's notice for your tour to commence.
President James K. Polk State Historic Site
12031 Lancaster Hwy
Pineville, NC 28134 Directions
The President James K. Polk State Historic Site pays due respect to one of the state's most famous sons. Polk was a North Carolina native who went on to become President of the United States but he never forgot where he came from. This site continues to remind visitors of the man's humble beginnings. This reconstructed house is representative of those that were common during Polk's childhood. Take a tour of the structure that features various artifacts and other pieces from the era that help illustrate Polk's personal and professional journey to the White House.
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