- 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
Home to a collection of original, impressionistic art pieces, the B. Brown Gallery displays works from some of Matthews best local artists. The owner, who is the primary artist, can also turn visitors photos into paintings.
Woodlands and water features create a bucolic atmosphere at Squirrel Lake Park. Its 29 acres encompass two shelters, grill areas, playground and swings, horseshoe pit, walking trails, fishing pond, and a 12-hole disc golf course.
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1631 Pleasant Plains Road, Matthews, NC 28105 MoreLess Info
The first of its kind in the town of Matthews, the Four Mile Creek Greenway , Matthews is a boardwalk that connects various local neighborhoods. Visitors can use it for scenic walks in a natural surrounding.
5555 Concord Pkwy S, Concord, NC 28027 MoreLess Info
One of the most important auto racing venues in the United States is the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Speedway hosts NASCAR races, drag racing tournaments and other types of motorsporting events.
A wilderness feel characterizes Idlewild Road Park, which spans 125 acres of woodlands and open grass areas. The development provides a 1.5 acre nature trail, two softball fields, a playground and picnic shelters with tables.
Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC MoreLess Info
Fans of auto racing take a turn in the driver's seat at the NASCAR Racing Experience in Concord, North Carolina. No prior racing experience is required, and all clients must have a valid driver's license.