- TripBuzz found 75 things to do with kids in or near Statesville, North Carolina, including 67 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Mooresville, Cornelius, Salisbury and Kannapolis.
- From Statesville Soccer Complex to Pla Mor Lanes, the Statesville area offers 68 different types of family activities, including: Race Car Driving, Bowling, Movie Theaters and Children's Museums.
- Home to the Carolina Balloon Fest, the city of Statesville is a popular tourist destination in central North Carolina. Aside from it's hot air balloon event, the city hosts many annual fairs and festivals, including the CrossRoads Pumpkin Fest. While in town, visitors can enjoy the local antique malls, golf, dining, shopping and outdoor recreation.
The Regal Stonecrest Cinemas 22 is a large multiplex theater featuring first-run movies with full digital projection in all auditoriums. The cinema also has full stadium seating, offers 3D and IMAX films, and has a cafe and snack bar.
Named after famous banjo player and local resident Earl Scruggs, the Earl Scruggs Center is a museum dedicated to the Blue Ridge area music. The museum is filled with exhibits and information that teaches about local music life and culture.