- TripBuzz found 30 things to do with kids in or near Shelby, North Carolina, including 18 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Gastonia and Gaffney.
- From Kate's Skating Rink to Fun Factory, the Shelby area offers 72 different types of family activities, including: Amusement Parks (All Ages), Family Fun Center, Mini Golf and Movie Theaters.
- Home to the Cleveland County Fair, the city of Shelby is a popular tourist destination in North Carolina's western region. Other events include the annual Foothill's Merry Go Round Festival, The Livermush Expo and many concert series throughout the year. Scenic parks, a golf course, a garden and paved walking trails make up the areas outdoor recreation offerings.
Built in 1961 with a 4/10 oval mile, the Carolina Speedway hosts a number of races, including SECA late model, UMP Modifieds, Street Stock, Pure Stock 4, Renegade, and Hornet FWD. Camping, concessions, handicap access and open-house events are available.
6325 W Wilkinson Blvd, Belmont, NC 28012 MoreLess Info
Purple Planet 3-D Mini Golf features entertainment like it's never been seen before with glow in the dark courses for a wacky 18 holes. It also features 3 pool tables, TV, and a game room.
100% 7 votes
620 North Main Street, Belmont, NC 28012 MoreLess Info
Gaston County Travel & Tourism offers visitors a variety of attractions to enhance their trip including museums, botanical gardens, extreme sports, hiking, dining and entertainment parks, art and history with each town showcasing their own unique attractions.
The quaint Belmont Historic District is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Known for its Craftsman-style architecture, the District is a lovely destination for an afternoon stroll. It also offers excellent shopping and dining.
100% 6 votes
40 Catawba Street, Belmont, NC 28012 MoreLess Info
The mission of the Belmont NC Historical Society Cultural & Heritage Learning Center is to preserve the history of the immediate surrounding area. The center has six main rooms, two large halls, and a DVD player.
98% 64 votes
35 Catawba Street, Belmont, NC 28012 MoreLess Info
The Millican Pictorial History Museum paints a picture of Belmont, and the surrounding county's, history to locals and visitors. The museum houses thousands of historic photographs, featuring cotton mills, churches, homes, past residents, automobiles and more.
86% 333 votes
6500 South New Hope Road, Belmont, NC 28012 MoreLess Info
Textile industry giant Daniel Stowe left money for the creation of the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, along with 400 acres of land. The garden includes a visitor's pavilion, and 18 different gardens including an orchid conservatory.
Seven Oaks Preserve Trail is a 2.8 mile natural surface trail for runners, hikers and bikers. There are benches along the path where visitors can pause to enjoy the scenery including the many swamp chestnut oak trees.
The bowling alley, Textile Lanes Inc Bowling, is a family friendly facility that features competitive bowling leagues for adults and children and billiards tables. The alley is available for birthday parties and corporate events.
With open bowling always available, Brunswick Star Lanes caters to the public without discluding leagues. The alley features a full arcade, concession stand, and amenities for birthday parties and get togethers.