Nascar Hall of Fame
Located in Uptown Charlotte, N.C., the 150,000-square-foot NASCAR Hall of Fame is an interactive, entertainment attraction honoring the history and heritage of NASCAR. The high-tech venue, designed to educate and entertain race fans and non-fans alike, opened May 11, 2010 and includes artifacts, interactive exhibits, and a 278-person state-of-the-art theater.
The Carolinas Aviation Museum
Stop by and see how the museum has evolved...with many of our displays under one roof. Learn about the aircraft and then sit in an actual cockpit to experience what it would have been like to fly them. Bring your camera!
As one of the leading hands-on science centers in the country, Discovery Place offers visitors the opportunity to gain a greater understanding of science, technology, engineering and mathematics in a fun, interactive and informal setting. Located in one of the nation’s fastest growing metropolitan areas, Charlotte, N.C., Discovery Place offers a family-friendly experience surrounded by the excitement of a bustling urban community.
Carowinds Amusement Park
Prepare to feel the presence that will make your senses come alive with excitement - a presence that goes beyond breathtaking views, beyond hair-raising adventures, beyond the intimidating world-class roller coasters -- the presence of Carowinds. From the moment you enter, enchantment begins and the fun never ends.
An internationally-renowned institution, The Mint Museum is dedicated to collecting, conserving, exhibiting, inspiring, publishing and protecting important works of art and design from all over the global art community. Our commitment to integrity, leadership and innovation intends to encourage not only the understanding of diverse peoples and cultures, but respect for the impact and influence they’ve had on each and every one of us.
Parks and Recreation
Travel North Carolina - More Vacation Places
North Carolina State Parks
Wright Brothers National Memorial - Kill Devil Hills, NC
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse - Buxton, NC