Many of our new Charlotte North Carolina Real Estate residents are seeking fun, adventure and entertainment. WHAT DOES CHARLOTTE NORTH CAROLINA HAVE TO OFFER? How about white water rafting? The time has come. After many hurdles, the new state of the art white water park opened. This is exciting and will prove a success.
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How about ice sports? The Extreme Ice Center will opened in September 2006 in Indian Trail NC in Union County (near Matthews and Monroe).
Paramount Carowinds :
Just a few short miles from Uptown Charlotte lies Paramount Carowinds Amusement Park! This is not just any amusement park, it is Roller Coaster Paradise. You will be upside down, right side up, laying on your back and every other position imaginable with Charlotte's Roller Coaster adventure! There is a thrill for everyone! Is it a bit warm and want to cool off? There are water rides throughout the park in addition to water slides and even a wave pool! Yes, you read this correctly, even a wave pool in an amusement park. Carowinds is a fantastic park and offers day after day of summer time adventure for the kids, both young and old. Carowinds has special season passes so do not be concerned. You will definitely get your moneys worth!
The Cricket Arena
You can always depend on the Cricket Arena to deliver a wide variety of fun entertainment. The Cricket Arena hosts a wide variety of entertainment including concerts and feature attractions.
How about a White Water Adventure? You must visit the brand new facility in Charlotte! The U.S. National Whitewater Center will feature three man-made channels with designer rapids, open to athletes and the public. The center's other amenities include hiking trails, biking trails, bike rentals, raft rentals, kayak rentals, restaurant/bar, camping areas and climbing walls.
On 307 acres of Mecklenburg County-owned park land along the Catawba River, just north of Interstate 85. How much will this exciting adventure cost? Rafters will pay $15 to $25 to spend up to 90 minutes navigating with a guide. Paddlers can also buy passes for repeat visits
How about the MUSIC LOVER? Your favorite group is on the way to Charlotte! Verizon Amphitheater is waiting for your reservation!
Lake Life: Charlotte is bordered to the west by three terrific lakes: Lake Norman, Mountain Island Lake and Lake Wylie. These three lakes feed one another and provide a great source of recreation and relaxation. Lake Norman to the North is the largest of the Lakes. You pass Lake Norman as you travel on I-77 from the North. WOW! Mountain Island Lake is the smallest of the three and has a very comfortable feel. Lake Wylie will take you from Charlotte to South Carolina. Lake Wylie is a large "Finger Lake" and known for its fishing. Our lake life in Charlotte is terrific and definitely in demand!
To the east of Charlotte is another lake chain consisting of High Rock Lake, Baden Lake and Lake Tillery. These lakes begin about 1 hour from Charlotte and is an ideal option if work on the eastern counties surrounding Charlotte or looking for a weekend lake home. There are golf course communities and more on these lakes also.
Or do you desire a Play at the local Theater? Blumenthal Performing Arts Center has just the play for you! The pride of Spirit Square is the 720-seat McGlohon Theater. Originally the First Baptist Church sanctuary, the theater has been carefully restored to preserve and enhance its unique architectural details. The theater is named in honor of the late, legendary jazz pianist Loonis McGlohon, of Charlotte.
How about something for the family naturalist? Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden is a must see! Here you will be swept away by the fantastic natural display to another time and place.
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden is a 110-acre facility featuring a Visitor Pavilion, Gift Shop, Woodland Trail and four themed gardens: Four Seasons, Cottage, Canal and finally Perennial, which is further divided into the Allee, Scroll, Ribbon and Serpentine Gardens.
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