Area Attractions

Area Attractions


Carolinas Raptor Center - 704-875-6521
See Bald and Golden Eagles, owls, hawks and other birds of prey at this center.


Paramount's Carowinds - 704-588-2600
Visitors of all ages will enjoy this amusement park.


UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens - 704-687-2364
Visit all three green spots: the Van Landingham Glen, a rhododendron garden; the Susie Harwood Garden with year-round displays; and the McMillan Greenhouse which includes a rain forest and orchids.


Wing Haven - 704-331-0664
A garden and bird sanctuary in Myers Park.


Reed Gold Mine - 704-721-4653
Cabarrus County was the site of the nation's first authenticated gold find.


Amazing Maize Maze - 704-875-3113
Open on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday in late summer through mid-October.  The Maze will challenge your skills in problem solving as you explore the nooks and crannies of the schoolhouse clock with a little "readin', writin' and arithmetic", game boards and puzzle pieces.


Blue Planet Water Environment Center - 704-621-0854
Water displays designed to make learning fun; interactive nature makes them entertaining for all ages.


Lazy Five Ranch - 704-663-1500
The Lazy Five Ranch drive-through safari takes you through gently sloping pastures as you watch more than 700 animals from six continents in a natural habitat.  Feed animals from your car or take a horse-drawn wagon ride through the park.  A truly unique experience for kids of all ages!

Carolina Renaissance Festival - 704-896-5544
The Festival performs for seven weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) October through November.   You can mingle with royalty, townspeople, equestrians and artisans; enjoy endless entertainment, tasty and savory foods, rides and games.



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Laura Bowman-Messick
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Carolinas Realty
7930 West Kenton Circle, Suite 300
Huntersville NC 28078
Mobile: (704) 200-4015
Fax: 704-802-5775