Extended Weekend in Charlotte
Day 1 You'll See:
- Levine Museum of the New South
Day 2 You'll See:
- US National Whitewater Center
- Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden - Picnic Dinner
- Improv Charlotte
Day 3 You'll See:
- NASCAR Hall of Fame
- Discovery Place
Levine Museum of the New South
... an interactive history museum that provides guests with the most comprehensive interpretation of post-Civil War southern society. The term New South refers to people, places, and a time period of 1865 to the present day...
...enjoy entertaining rides, get soaked at the Boomerang Bay Water Park, and grab a bite to eat. Carowinds offers its visitors a variety of rides and attractions. There are thrill rides for those people who enjoy fast speed, and also family-friendly rides for those who like the slower speed and relaxation.
US National Whitewater Center
...a non-profit outdoor recreation and adventure sports facility dedicated to promoting healthy lifestyles, developing environmental stewardship and encouraging family and social interaction. Alongside mountain biking and running trails, a climbing center, mega zip line, and challenge course, the Center’s unique feature is a multiple-channel, customized whitewater river used for rafting and canoe/kayak enthusiasts of all abilities. The USNWC is only 15 minutes from Uptown Charlotte and provides nearly 400 acres of woodlands along the scenic Catawba River.
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden - Picnic Dinner
...part nature preserve and part showcase for the best of Southern horticulture, with over 110 cultivated acres. In the course of the visit, the group will see various gardens and the Robert Lee Stowe Visitor Pavilion, manicured themed gardens, the nostalgic Cottage Garden, the fragrant Conifer Garden, and the Stately West Gardens. You will also see the breathtaking Orchid Conservatory...
NASCAR Hall of Fame
...a high-tech venue that was designed to educate and entertain race fans as well as non-fans. The location is a 150,000 square foot interactive entertainment attraction. The NASCAR Hall of Fame has interactive exhibits, artifacts, and a state-of-the-art theater. The places you won’t want to miss while you’re visiting include the Great Hall, Glory Road, Heritage Speedway and the newest attraction, Whelen Hall of Champions...
This location offers group members the opportunity to gain a greater understanding of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. It is considered to be one of the leading hands-on science centers in the country. Visitors of all ages will thoroughly enjoy this scientific experience. You and your group mates can check out a variety of hands-on exhibits at the Discovery Place Museum.
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