- 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
Incorporated in 1996, NarroWay Productions, is one of the premier Christian Theater Company in the world. Known for their Broadway-style productions, the theater is also home to dinner theater, youth productions, and special events.
Jetton Park is a 104-acre park that has a 1.5-mile trail that can be used for roller blading, walking, or running. The park also features a 1.3-mile bike trail, a formal garden, tennis courts, a playground, and picnic decks.
Situated on 10-acres of land, Oakwood Acres Park is a recreational park that features multiple sand volleyball courts, a swimming pool, a playground, and two youth baseball fields. The park also has a picnic shelter.
Cherry Park features a baseball complex, a playground, picnic areas, tennis courts, and walking/running trails for kids and adults. At the entrance to the complex stands a statue of Mighty Casey, a well-known baseball player in Ernest Thayer's poem.
Featuring a number of sports facilities, Winthrop Park can be used for tennis, basketball, football, baseball, softball, soccer, volleyball and disc golf. The park provides a children's playground, biking trails, picnic tables, shelters and a pond.
Spend time with nature in all of its glory when you visit Anne Springs Close Greenway. This 2,100-acre preserve features miles of hiking trails, picnic areas, kayaking, mountain biking and the rejuvenation provided by greenery and fresh air.
Situated on 43.7 acres, Ramsey Creek Park is located on Lake Norman with access for fishing and boating. The park has walking trails, a beach area, a dog park, picnic facilities, a playground and a volleyball court.
Located within Ramsey Creek Park, Swaney Pointe K-9 Park measures four acres and provides a fenced, off-leash area for canine recreation. It features grassy and wooded areas, a separate small dog field, drinking water and a double-gated entrance.