9090 Craver Road, Charlotte, NC 28262 704-687-0721 Whether you are looking for a relaxing stroll through a beautiful setting, studying plants and want to learn more, or you are simply new to the area and wonder what variety of plants this climate can support, visit the UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens.
2573 Lake Haigler Drive, Fort Mill, SC 29715 803-548-7252 Explore the outdoors on more than 2,100 acres at this Greenway. With 40 trails to choose from, you’ll have plenty of places to go hiking, biking or horseback riding. You can also fish in designated areas with a permit.
522 Park Office Lane, Kings Mountain, NC 28086 704-853-5375 Enjoy beautiful outdoor scenery and take a hike on one of 11 trails at Crowder’s Mountain State Park in Kings Mountain. Be sure to stop by the visitor center to observe museum-quality exhibits.
1133 Metropolitan Ave, Charlotte, NC 28204 980-314-1002 Currently under construction, the future 19-mile long paved Little Sugar Creek Greenway is a perfect destination in Charlotte for outdoor recreation, such as walking, running, biking and leisure.
1908 East Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28203 980-314-1002 Go for a gentle stroll along paved trails, birdwatch, enjoy a picnic or take part in athletic activities, such as tennis, at this huge public park centered around a 7-acre lake.
5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy, Charlotte, NC 28214 704-391-3900 Participate in outdoor recreational fun at the U.S. National Whitewater Center. Enjoy less strenuous activities like canoeing and gentle hiking or try whitewater rafting, rock climbing or mountain biking.
324 S Mint St, Charlotte, NC 28202 704-274-8300 Formerly BB&T Ballpark, enjoy skyline views when you go out to see the Charlotte Knights play a ballgame at this baseball stadium in Uptown Charlotte.
333 E Trade St, Charlotte, NC 28202 704-688-9000 Stop by the Spectrum Center (formally known as the Time Warner Cable Arena) and watch the Charlotte Hornets, college basketball or shows in this multipurpose arena.
6000 Sample Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078 704-875-6521 Walk the Raptor Trail to learn about and see over 30 species of birds, including eagles, hawks, falcons and more at the Carolina Raptor Center in nearby Huntersville. A discount is offered for seniors.
248 Ridgewood Ave, Charlotte, NC 28209 704-331-0664 Located in the heart of Charlotte, North Carolina, Wing Haven provides a natural oasis for reflection and study of its three public gardens. Wing Haven Garden & Bird Sanctuary is rich in Southern horticulture and a habitat for birds and wildlife. The Elizabeth Lawrence House & Garden is […]