- 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
Promoting local and national comedians, Lake Norman Comedy Zone is a popular adult entertainment venue in Cornelius. A full menu of appetizers, salads, sandwiches and entrees are also provided for added convenience.
Situated on Lake Norman, Morningstar Marinas provides visitors with docks to board their boats and boat rentals to take out on the water. The marina has a two story clubhouse with amenities like an outdoor patio, kitchen, and meeting rooms.
Golfers can book a tee time at Regent Park and enjoy the full service restaurant and bar. The course also features a comprehensive 26-acre practice facility and a professionally staffed golf academy with instruction for individuals, groups and juniors.
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Opened in 2002, The Comedy Zone at Lake Norman is a combination comedy club and restaurant that features regular celebrity performances. Local and national comedians are showcased weekly, and group hosting is also available.
The Birkdale Golf Club is an Arnold Palmer designed 7,013 yard, par 72 course, consisting of Bermuda fairways and Crenshaw Bent grass greens. In addition, the club has two conference rooms and a pavilion where special events can be held.
Established in 2011, Club South Volleyball is a volleyball club that has the goal of developing skill, movement, speed, and court awareness in young athletes. The organization has three different competitive teams.
A museum that offers educational activities and developmental play, the Main Street Children's Museum has weekly and seasonal events. The museum can be a host for birthday parties and offers guided tours and programs.
Walkers and bicyclists alike can take advantage of Riverwalk Community's Piedmont Medical Center Trail. Offering scenic river views and park amenities like benches and pet stations, it connects easily to other nearby trails.
Glencairn Gardens is an 11-acre botanical garden with a wide variety of plants. Visitors can use paved walkways to explore the landscaped lawns, see ducks and fish in ponds, and even plant seeds in a public vegetable garden.