- TripBuzz found 169 things to do with kids in or near Charlotte, North Carolina, including 149 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Concord, Rock Hill, Huntersville and Matthews.
- From BB&T Ballpark to The Bank of America Stadium, the Charlotte area offers 69 different types of family activities, including: Theaters, Sports Stadiums (Professional), Amusement Parks (All Ages) and Movie Theaters.
- Charlotte is located within the southern portion of central North Carolina and is surrounded by multiple lakes and the Catawba River. History from the the Revolutionary War era and the Civil War era can be found in sites throughout the city and its nearby areas. It has also modernized and urbanized quickly to contain multiple sports teams, performing arts centers, and a prominent Renaissance Festival in October and November.
Located along Fourth Creek, Statesville Park & Soccer Complex features seven soccer fields and an 18-hole disc golf course. The park also offers picnic shelters, walking trails, a concession stand, two children's playgrounds and open grassy areas.
The Badin Road Drive In is a fully digital drive-in theater featuring new releases with an oldschool flair. It has been newly outfitted with wi-fi and on-site facilities, and provides easy access to family entertainment.
Kate's Skating Rink is an indoor rink that offers roller skating sessions for the public and is open year round. They feature arcade games and avail their facility for birthday parties, holiday parties and corporate events.
Shelby City Park contains over 150 acres of baseball and softball fields, a playground, aquatics center, nine hole golf course, tennis courts, volleyball court, and a croquet court. Visitors can also ride on a restored Herchell Spillman Carrousel, and ride on a miniature train, or attend activities in the gymna…
As North Carolina's only link to the French and Indian War, the Fort Dobbs Historic Site aims to preserve and interpret this time period for visitors. Interpretive tours are available daily, and reenactments and demonstrations are frequent.
Head over to Carmike Cinemas to catch the latest feature films. This theater features a BigD auditorium, where movies are shown with bigger screens and bigger sounds. Discounts are available for children, seniors and matinee showings.
Hickory's Carmike 14 is a movie theater multiplex that shows mostly newly released Hollywood films. The theater features stadium seating, 3D for select films, and digital video and sound, and offers discount matinees.