- The list below includes 26 free or cheap things to do in or near Shelby, North Carolina, including 71 different types of inexpensive activities like Art Gallery, Family Fun Center, Mini Golf and Movie Theaters.
- From Webbley to Challenger 3 Miniature Golf, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Shelby and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Gastonia and Gaffney.
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97% 65 votes
6570 Bruton Smith Blvd, Concord, NC MoreLess Info
At the ZMax Dragway, visitors will be able to attend a variety of racing events, including those from NASCAR and the NHRA. The site also offers overnight camping accommodations, which primarily accommodate RVs.
100% 1 votes
10512 Idlewild Road, Matthews, NC 28105 MoreLess Info
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.
82% 11 votes
10101 E Independence Blvd, Matthews, NC 28105 MoreLess Info
Monkey Joe's is an indoor play place and party destination that features a wide array of safe, active play areas for kids. The facility welcomes walk-ins, and hosts birthday parties, as well.
96% 105 votes
187 Garren Rd, Hendersonville, NC MoreLess Info
Located in Henderson, North Carolina, the Justus Orchard features U Pick and We Pick apples, blackberries and pumpkins. The Apple House Bakery at the site is famous for its fried apple pies. Apples are available from mid-August until November.
94% 18 votes
4330 Weddington Road, Matthews, NC 28105 MoreLess Info
With 265 acres amid woods and a lake, the Colonel Francis Beatty Park has something for all outdoor enthusiasts. Amenities include athletic fields and courts, horseshoe pits, multiple shelters, playgrounds, nature trails, and boating areas.
Richard Petty Driving ExperienceSPECIAL GROUPON DEAL: Up to 50% Off at Richard Petty Driving Experience
5555 Concord Parkway South, Concord, NC 28027 MoreLess Info
Based at the Charlotte Motor Speedway, the Richard Petty Driving Experience gives race fans the chance to drive on the legendary track. It is one of the most popular attractions at the Speedway.
76% 29 votes
Oakdale Cemetery, Hendersonville, NC MoreLess Info
Thomas Wolfe memorialized the large marble Stone Angel in his novel entitled Look Homeward Angel. The famous statue now stands at the Oakdale Cemetery even though it was originally imported from Italy.
94% 64 votes
130 Motorplex Drive, Mooresville, NC 28115 MoreLess Info
The GoPro Motorplex offers visitors rental go-karts as well features scheduled racing events. Located in Mooresville, North Carolina, the facility is open seven days a week for go-kart enthusiasts. The circuit is based on the Kartdroma Parma in Italy.
69% 29 votes
6025 Victory Lane, Concord, NC 28027 MoreLess Info
Racing enthusiasts can live out their dreams at Mario Andretti Racing Experience in Concord, North Carolina. Along with driving an Indy Style Race Car, participants can choose to drive with or without an instructor.