Charlotte’s Best Places Worth Visiting
You don’t have to be a racer or a NASCAR fan to enjoy Charlotte’s best offer. The Queen City is much more than its fame for dynamic racing, it also offer a lot of fascinating places to visit and things one will surely love to try.
Here are some of Charlotte’s awesome destinations that you would want to add to your itinerary:
This is one of the North Carolina’s amusement parks. You can select which ride would perfectly suit your strength whether on a family or thrill rides. Also, if you are looking for something to intimidate you a bit, try the Intimidator, the tallest, fastest and longest roller coaster in the southeast. Carowinds also boast its water park, the Boomerang bay. With 34,000 sq.ft. Pool and 11 water slides in a 1,000 foot-long lazy river. This will surely make family bonding extra special.
2. NASCAR HALL OF FAME
If you are a racing aficionado, then NASCAR is the best place to visit. But if you think this place is just a museum crowded with plaques dedicated to drivers’ credit, then you got it wrong. Because this 150,000 square-foot site offers high-tech exhibits, racing simulators, and a 278-seat theater and the Heritage Speedway exhibits NASCAR’s Six-decade history in authentic artifacts and educational films. Meanwhile, Race Week exhibit provides the visitor the interactive view on how a NASCAR prepare for the race day.
3. CAROLINA RAPTOR CENTER
This is the best place to visit when you are looking for a raptors birds. The place is a center that operates as a rehabilitation for sick, orphaned and injured raptors. This will surely be a great experience for visitors can see these fascinating creatures up close because the ¾-mile space is set up similar to a zoo. It will be a great day trip with kids since the center accommodate 25 different species of raptors.
4. FREEDOM PARK
OMG! This is I believe a place where one can be free! With nearly a hundred acres land, Freedom Park is surely a place to unwind and to escape from uptown hustle and pollution. The atmosphere is heavenly refreshing not to mention the great number of picnic spots. You can also find various recreational facilities like basketball fields and 12 tennis courts. Here you can have a breath of fresh air while walking around the lake.
5. DISCOVERY PLACE
This is the best place for you and your kids to explore the work of science because of is hands-on exhibits that covers physics and earth science. It also has rainforest exhibit and aquarium where your family can conduct laboratory experiments and study different ecosystems. They also boast the largest IMAX screen in Carolina that project educational films. The museum is a learning for you and your kids that will hold great bond.
6. 7th Street Public Market
After a long and tiring day wandering around the Queen City, its time fill in your empty stomach, and the best place to be filled with Charlotte’s home-grown produce is the City’s one stop. Here you can find the freshest flowers, fruits and vegetables, and city’s favorite pizza joints, Pure Pizza, which is famous for using ingredients found in the market. Or if you planned to visit in the morning, then you can treat yourself a good morning cup of freshly brewed java paired with breakfast sandwich.
7. U.S. National White Water Center
If you are fond of adventure then this is the excellent place for you. The place offers a variety of land and water activities like mountain-biking, running trails, climbing center, kayaking, canoeing, and whitewater rafting. Also the White water Series and Canopy tour are equally exciting. Not to mention outdoor recreation and environmental education. This is indeed the great place for summer camping and educational adventures.