- 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
6325 W Wilkinson Blvd, Belmont, NC 28012 MoreLess Info
Purple Planet 3-D Mini Golf features entertainment like it's never been seen before with glow in the dark courses for a wacky 18 holes. It also features 3 pool tables, TV, and a game room.
100% 7 votes
620 North Main Street, Belmont, NC 28012 MoreLess Info
Gaston County Travel & Tourism offers visitors a variety of attractions to enhance their trip including museums, botanical gardens, extreme sports, hiking, dining and entertainment parks, art and history with each town showcasing their own unique attractions.
The quaint Belmont Historic District is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Known for its Craftsman-style architecture, the District is a lovely destination for an afternoon stroll. It also offers excellent shopping and dining.
100% 6 votes
40 Catawba Street, Belmont, NC 28012 MoreLess Info
The mission of the Belmont NC Historical Society Cultural & Heritage Learning Center is to preserve the history of the immediate surrounding area. The center has six main rooms, two large halls, and a DVD player.
98% 64 votes
35 Catawba Street, Belmont, NC 28012 MoreLess Info
The Millican Pictorial History Museum paints a picture of Belmont, and the surrounding county's, history to locals and visitors. The museum houses thousands of historic photographs, featuring cotton mills, churches, homes, past residents, automobiles and more.
86% 333 votes
6500 South New Hope Road, Belmont, NC 28012 MoreLess Info
Textile industry giant Daniel Stowe left money for the creation of the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, along with 400 acres of land. The garden includes a visitor's pavilion, and 18 different gardens including an orchid conservatory.
Seven Oaks Preserve Trail is a 2.8 mile natural surface trail for runners, hikers and bikers. There are benches along the path where visitors can pause to enjoy the scenery including the many swamp chestnut oak trees.
The bowling alley, Textile Lanes Inc Bowling, is a family friendly facility that features competitive bowling leagues for adults and children and billiards tables. The alley is available for birthday parties and corporate events.
With open bowling always available, Brunswick Star Lanes caters to the public without discluding leagues. The alley features a full arcade, concession stand, and amenities for birthday parties and get togethers.