Best Charlotte, NC Attractions

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    F-U-N! The 100-acre park offers all the usual amusement park adventures, including Ferris wheels, roller coasters, special effects shows, and a water park....

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    Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

    Several thematic gardens arranged in a succession of outdoor rooms makes this complex a plant-lover's paradise. The Cottage Garden has many hard-to-find...

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    Richard Petty Driving Experience

    Put the throttle down and let 'er rip! At this informative, hands-on experience, you'll learn the ins-and-outs of professional race car driving as you get...

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    Discovery Place

    Discovery Place is a great way to spend a day, whether you're by yourself or with a group, young or old. Indeed, it's a safe bet that everybody will walk...

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    UNC-Charlotte Botanical Gardens

    If plants, flowers and gardens are your forte, you are in for an amazing treat. There are exceptional varieties of horticulture represented at the gardens....

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    McDowell Nature Center and Preserve

    One of the first parks owned by Mecklenburg County, McDowell Park hasn't been around for long (it first opened in the mid-70s), but during its short...

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    Mint Museum UPTOWN

    The Mint Museum Uptown houses the internationally-renowned Mint Museum of Craft + Design, as well as outstanding collections of American, contemporary, and...

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    Carolina Raptor Center

    The Carolina Raptor Center, located just north of Charlotte, has been home to 11,000 rescued hawks, eagles, vultures, and owls. One of the largest raptor...

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