An aerial view of the US National Whitewater Center with a crowd of people exploring Charlotte, NC.

7 Fun Things to Do in Charlotte, North Carolina

Beer and Wine, Food, Museums, North Carolina, Theme Parks, Water Activities

Exploring Charlotte


Charlotte, North Carolina is a vibrant city full of exciting things to do and see. Whether you’re looking for outdoor adventure or indoor fun, there’s something here for everyone. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some of the top 7 fun things to do while you’re visiting Charlotte!

US National Whitewater Center

The US National Whitewater Center is a unique facility located on the Catawba River just outside of Charlotte. Here, visitors can enjoy an array of activities including whitewater rafting, stand-up paddleboarding, kayaking, and more. If you’re feeling adventurous, take part in one of their guided adventures or join one of their free weekly paddling clinics.

Discovery Place

Discovery Place is one of Charlotte’s most popular attractions for those with kids in tow. This interactive science and technology museum offers hands-on exhibits and opportunities for learning about physics, biology, mathematics and more. There are also live animal shows and special events throughout the year!

NASCAR Hall of Fame

NASCAR fans will love visiting this attraction located right downtown near Bank of America Stadium. Learn all about NASCAR’s history and view some of the most iconic cars ever built. The Hall also features interactive exhibits such as a pit crew simulator and virtual reality experiences that will transport you right into the heart of the race!


Leslie Brashear

Leslie Brashear

Creator of Beach Bux and Out of Atlanta. Web designer, marketer, dog mom, traveler and food explorer.


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