- 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
88% 1471 votes
400 East Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Charlotte, NC MoreLess Info
Racing fans are on cloud nine when they visit the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, North Carolina. The facility contains uniforms and vehicles used by legendary drivers, and includes multimedia presentations, photographs, short films and other NASCAR-related objects.
EpiCentre Theaters features a full service restaurant and bar in addition to the standard movie theater food guests would expect. The theater seats for the first run movies are made for comfort, and guests can order food to their seats with the push of a button.
Howl at the Moon is a dueling piano bar that offers guests the opportunity to go dancing while enjoying live music. The location, which often only has standing room-only capacity, also hosts bachelorette parties and birthday parties.
91% 309 votes
220 North Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202 MoreLess Info
Considered to be one of the oldest art museums in North Carolina, the Mint Museum of Craft + Design has an extensive collection of items. It is held within the Mint Museum Uptown branch and features a variety of visitor amenities like an auditorium, family gallery, restaurant, and shop.
A 70-acre sports complex, Manchester Meadows Park features lighted natural and synthetic turf fields as well as a soccer pavilion. The park also offers a children's playground, walking and biking trails, a small lake and picnic areas.
Science is always fun at Discovery Place in Charlotte, North Carolina. This kid-friendly science museum nurtures kids' natural inquisitivity and invites parents to come along with their children on fascinating journeys of discovery.
Time Warner Cable Arena is the home of the NBA's Charlotte Bobcats and the AHL's Charlotte Checkers. The location also hosts a wide variety of events, including professional wrestling shows, concerts, theatre performances, and the 2012 Democratic National Convention.
56% 9 votes
11725 Verhoeff Drive, Huntersville, NC 28078 MoreLess Info
An 88,000-square-foot facility, Huntersville Family Fitness & Aquatics provides cardio and weight training equipment along with group fitness classes. It also offers 50-meter and 25-yard pools, water slides, childcare services, youth programs and a cafe.
Originally opened in 1997, the Huntersville Athletic Park is a multipurpose recreation area that features sports fields (including four baseball diamonds) as well as open green space and walking trails.