- 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
Built in 1951, Gene Turner Memorial Park is a 2.3 acre youth baseball complex. The complex holds two baseball fields, two batting cages, and concessions areas. The park was named after a long time baseball supporter and field manager.
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2500 Clement Blvd NW, Hickory, NC 28601 MoreLess Info
The Hickory Crawdads are a Minor League baseball team affiliated with the Texas Rangers. Their home field is the Hickory Crawads/ L/P. Frans Stadium in Hickory, North Carolina. The stadium also hosts many other regional and local sports games, concerts and social events.
Nestled in Hickory, North Carolina, the Hickory Museum of Art is a large art museum with extensive community outreach and programming. The museum offers self-guided tours, guided group tours, yoga sessions and t'ai chi classes.
The Fonta Flora Brewery works to create a unique style of beer that defines North Carolina and the Appalachian Mountains through a variety of craft brews. Visitors can also visit the brewery's tasting room and view the brewing facilities during open hours.
100% 1 votes
4149 S Mountain Park Avenue, Morganton, NC 28655 MoreLess Info
Featuring elevations up to 2,000 ft., South Mountain State Park is a popular location among nature and outdoor enthusiasts. Visitors commonly enjoy hiking through the park's 40 miles of trails, seeing the 80-foot waterfall, or having a picnic outside.
The 30-acre Freedom Park is a park that has a 1-mile lighted track that can be used for walking, biking, running, or roller blading. The park features two basketball courts, a lighted softball field, tennis courts, and two playgrounds.