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Places of Interest

Drive to the beaches in North Carolina or South Carolina

Travel to the Appalachian Mountains

Cheer on the Charlotte Bobcats (NBA), the Carolina Panthers (NFL), or the Charlotte Sting (WNBA)

Amusement Parks:
Test your fear of heights or quench your thirst for thrills on record-breaking roller coasters and other rides at Carowinds themed amusement park.

Visit Bank of America Stadium, Lowe's Motor Speedway, the Charlotte or Greensboro Coliseums, or Verizon Amphitheater

Historical Places:
Spend some time at Old Salem Village

On the Water:
Enjoy your favorite water sport at Lake Norman or High Rock Lake

Outdoor Acitivites:
Go climbing, hiking, sailing, or skiing

People watch at the Rowan County Fair

Local Treats:
Grab a hot dog at Haps on Main Street

Unique Treasures:
Look for treasures at The Emporium, an artisans' showcase in Salisbury

Transportation History:
Learn about the railroad at Spencer Train Shops

See exotic animals at Lazy 5 Ranch on Hwy 150 from Salisbury

Mini-golf, fish, or paddleboat at Dan Nicholas Park

Shop at Concord Mills, the largest mall in North Carolina