- 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
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11725 Verhoeff Drive, Huntersville, NC 28078 MoreLess Info
Built in 2001, the Huntersville Family Fitness and Aquatics center spans 88,000 square feet of indoor recreational activities. Facilities include a 50-meter indoor pool, a 25-yard warm water pool, a complete fitness center, and a group exercise studio.
93% 415 votes
200 E Seventh St, Charlotte, NC 28202 MoreLess Info
Dedicated to the evolution of civil rights in North Carolina, the Levine Museum of the New South promotes peace and acceptance between all races and ethnic groups. It is a popular destination for middle-and high-school class trips.
Regal Manchester Stadium 14 is a 14-theater cinema multiplex that screens first-run movies. It features digital video and sound, reclining seats, and 3D for select films. The theater also offers a variety of matinees and discounts.
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11711 Alexanderana Road, Huntersville, NC 28078 MoreLess Info
Strikers Soccer Center is a facility strictly for soccer that contains seven small fields and one large field with turf surfaces for high quality year-round play. They offer several programs for kids and adult leagues too.
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20924 Torrence Chapel Road, Cornelius, NC 28031 MoreLess Info
As an indoor skate park, STATIC Skateboard & Park has a facility stocked with ramps, rails, and other obstacles for skateboarders to ride on. The park has a shop that sells skateboarding equipment like decks.
A variety of nature-based fun is made available at the Charlotte Nature Museum. There are exhibits that allow close encounters with wildlife including free-flying butterflies in the Butterfly Pavilion in addition to walking trails and an outdoor play area.
Featuring 32 lanes, Ten Park Lanes is a traditional bowling center with a restaurant, a bar and live music. The center also offers arcade games and shuffleboard tables along with birthday party and private event hosting.
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2414 Memeorail Highway, Lake Lure, NC 28746 MoreLess Info
Formed to raise money for pancreatic cancer research, The Right Track Toy Train Museum features toy trains from the 1900s to the present. There are working trains that can be operated, a children's room and a gift shop.
Charlotte, North Carolina's Freedom Park is a large community space that welcomes many enjoyable activities. The 98-acre park features baseball fields, tennis courts, trails, manicured gardens, volleyball courts, soccer fields and other amenities.
Based on the idea that children learn best through play, the Discovery Place KIDS has seven areas featuring what children can do including create, move, grow, be healthy, explore, work and build, and a learning garden, plus a special town center with puppet stage. The museum often has special events.