If you don't know, my family lives in Charlotte, NC and I love it! Charlotte has so much going on and is so family-friendly! If you're in the area, thinking of visiting, or planning to move to the Queen City any time soon, check out this awesome list of activities Kim Harrington compiled for us (and peep Stax bootcamp- we love visitors!!)
5 Fun Activities To Do In Charlotte This Summer
Are you considering a future move to Charlotte? Before you call a local Charlotte moving company you should make sure that this is a place you would be proud to call home. Does it have nightlife? Are there interesting things to do on a lazy Saturday afternoon? How's the shopping? How about family-oriented activities....what activities center around families and provide good wholesome entertainment for everyone?
Here are some things to consider as you plan your next mini vacation in Charlotte. Make these area attractions part of your "to do" list, and you'll find something suitable and entertaining for everyone:
1. U.S. National Whitewater Center
With an impressive 24 land and water activities available at the National Whitewater Center, there is no shortage of things to do that this A-list attraction. Patrons may kayak, paddleboard, mountain bike, or even zipline as they explore the over 500 acres and the world's largest man made whitewater river.
Bring your lifejacket; those whitecaps can get a little choppy from time to time.
2. 7th Street Public Market
Have a hankering for some fresh produce? The 7th Street Market is the place for you. An impressive selection of locally grown fare, fresh flowers, bottled wine and other unique gifts await your roaming eye and your open pocketbook. Fresh food, hot coffee, local artists and sizzling musicians round out a perfect morning shopping at the market. Enjoy the atmosphere and the deliciousness that await there.
3. Stax Boot Camp
Did you overindulge at the market, and you find yourself in need of a post-indulgence workout to make you feel better? Stax Bootcamp is a free class offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Open to all ages and levels of fitness, the focus of stax boot camp is having fun, getting fit and toned, and motivating each other to achieve better levels of health and vitality. Incorporate this into your schedule for a fit and healthy complement to your vacation.
4. Mint Museum
Taking advantage of Charlotte's exploding art scene is something every traveler--or resident--should do. The Mint Museum boasts a wide variety of American and Western European art, and offers unique opportunities for learning about artistic style and craft making through classes in-house and online. The Mint Museum is a must-see for all Charlotte travelers.
5. Discovery Place
Family fun abounds in this science museum designed for discovery and play. Interactive, hands-on exhibits provide peeks into subjects like geology, astronomy, and other cerebral subjects. A great place to spend a day with the kids, Discovery Place also offers onsite theater productions and movies pertaining to specialized exhibits. There's something fun for every member of the family at Discovery Place.
Whether you're just passing through for a long vacation weekend, or whether you really do have intentions to call a Charlotte moving company soon, you need to check out what this fabulous city has to offer. You'll find a fond place in your heart for the Queen City, and our attractions will have you coming back time and again.
I absolutely love our city and being an ambassador for fitness here! We would love to see you if you're ever in town, so be sure to stop by Stax one night for a free sweat session at the largest bootcamp you'll find around!!