- Our list of the best things to do in Shelby, North Carolina, features the top 38 nearby activities — including 16 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Shelby, NC has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, and Sports & Fitness.
- The results below include the top 16 things to do within the city of Shelby, NC , followed by 22 popular activities in nearby cities, including Gastonia and Gaffney
Mr. Latta built the original 742-acre Latta Plantation as a cotton farmer in the early 1800s. Visitors to the plantation can tour the home along with seeing animals including Morgan horses, mules, Cotswold sheep, Dominique chickens, and Hampshire hogs.
At Carolinas Aviation Museum, visitors can see a wide variety of vintage planes, from commercial aircraft to helicopters. In the museum, visitors can browse educational displays filled with historical information about the aviation industry.
Chimney Rock Park is a pet friendly place to bring family and friends and reconnect with nature. The park features five different hiking trails, guided bird watching tours led by an expert, and rock climbing on the mountain.
The Westgate Mall Cinema 8 is a movie theater that is available for church events, corporate gatherings, and birthday parties. The theater also features reclining seats, private screenings, and concessions.
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Visitors can take private horseback rides through the interlacing trails of Latta Plantation Equestrian Center. The center houses Shetland ponies, Arabian horses, American Quarter horses, and a variety of other breeds for visitors to ride.
The staff at Canaan Zipline Canopy Tour is dedicated to introducing their guests to adventure from on high. Since 2004, visitors have chosen from a variety of zipline packages, including a 3-hour expedition over 9 lines between 100-year old oaks and across the Catawba River.
Featuring roller coasters, wave pools, and live entertainment, Carowinds Theme Park is a recreational park for people of all ages. The park has a children's section called 'Planet Snoopy' that has balloon races and a carousel.
The Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, North Carolina is dedicated to the life and work of Christian evangelist Billy Graham. The Library includes a huge collection of Graham's personal effects and frequently sponsors religious events, gatherings and performances.