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18 Feb

NASCAR Hall of Fame

The NASCAR Hall of Fame is an interactive museum that will engage students of all ages. This technologically advanced venue was designed to entertain race fans and non-race fans alike. Most visits begin in the High Octane Theatre where you ...

14 Feb

North Carolina Music Hall of Fame

The primary purpose of the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame is to recognize, promote and commemorate the musical heritage of the State of North Carolina. Musicians, singers, songwriters, music executives, and producers from all genres of music are honored in ...

13 Feb

North Carolina Zoo

The North Carolina Zoo provides many opportunities for visitors of all ages.  With over 500 acres of exhibits to explore, NC Zoo strives to carefully construct exhibits to closely resemble natural habitats and features exhibits from all over the world.  ...

13 Feb

Opera Carolina

For more than 40 years, Opera Carolina has been lighting sparks in the imaginations of young people with engaging educational experiences that last long after the performance.  We offer access to dress rehearsals, operas for children brought to your school or ...

10 Feb

President James K. Polk State Historic Site

This site is located on land once owned by the parents of James K. Polk, the 11th U.S. president. The state historic site commemorates significant events in the Polk administration: the Mexican-American War, settlement of the Oregon boundary dispute, and ...

09 Feb

Ray’s Splash Planet

Ray’s Splash Planet, opened in 2002, is owned and operated by Mecklenburg County Parks and Recreation & Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. With an indoor waterpark and state of the art fitness area, it is open to residents of any county or state. ...

08 Feb

Reed Gold Mine State Historic Site

Reed Gold Mine is the site of the first documented gold find in the United States. John Reed settled in North Carolina at the conclusion of the Revolutionary War. Reed led the life of any normal farmer until one day ...

06 Feb

Rose Hill Plantation State Historic Site

Rose Hill Plantation State Historic Site interprets the family life and political legacy of William Henry Gist, often called South Carolina’s “secession governor.” With its mix of Georgian and Greek Revival-style architecture, the former family mansion stands as a fine ...

05 Feb

Rural Hill

First established as the home of Major John and Violet Davidson, Rural Hill is a 265-acre historic farm that is home to some of Mecklenburg County’s last remaining rural vistas. It offers a variety of tours, educational programs, walking trails, ...

02 Feb

Sam Bass Gallery

Sam Bass is NASCAR’s first officially licensed artist.  He met racing legend Bobby Allison at Southside Speedway in Richmond, Virginia when he was six years old.  He knew at this moment that he had a passion unlike any other before.  ...