November 19, 2014

Family Friendly Attractions in Charlotte

Family Friendly Attractions in Charlotte

If you have considered visiting moving to Charlotte, North Carolina, it helps to know the different fun things you can do in the area especially if you’re travelling with your family. Charlotte is actually a city with a lot of family-friendly attractions to offer that will certainly entertain all age groups even infants.

So what are these fun-filled family-friendly Charlotte attractions? Below are a few of them.

Carowinds. Considered as the “Thrill Capital of Southeast,” this 398-acre amusement park offers 13 adrenaline-pumping roller coasters along with more than 25 rides for thrill seekers and families with kids. Aside from this, you can find around 30 restaurants and snack stands, Boomerang Bay waterpark, Planet Snoopy kid’s areas, rafting adventure, heated lagoon and more.

Discovery Place. Located at 301 North Tryon Street in Charlotte, this family-friendly attraction offers you the world of wonder wherein science will astonish, educate and entertain you at the same time. Discovery Place offers hands-on learning laboratories, rainforest, an aquarium, IMAX, 3D and more.

NASCAR Hall of Fame. This place is considered a shrine to the history and a home of the heritage of NASCAR. The 150,000 square feet offers different family adventures regardless if you’re a fan or NASCAR or not. They offer interactive exhibits such as racing simulators, pit crew experiences and an excellent overview of NASCAR’s legends.

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden. Are you into nature lover especially flowers? If yes, you’ll certainly love to visit Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden located within 380 acres on the banks of Lake Wylie. This heavenly place offers beautiful gardens, sparkling fountains along with a conservatory dedicated to display various plants. It was actually named by HGTV as country’s “20 Great Gardens” while USA Today regards it as one of the best places to welcome fall with a flourish.

US National Whitewater Center. If you’re into water adventure, this is one of the best places to visit within Charlotte. This outdoor recreation and environmental education center offers mountain biking, a climbing center, canoeing, kayaking, running trails, and the whitewater rafting. Whether you are a beginner or professional, you and your family will certainly have a great time in this unique outdoor adventure.

 

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