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Area Attractions

CAROLINA RAPTOR CENTER

704-875-6521
See Bald and Golden Eagles, owls, hawks and other birds of prey at this center.
www.carolinaraptorcenter.org

PARAMOUNT’S CAROWINDS

704-588-2600
Visitors of all ages will enjoy this amusement park.
www.carowinds.com

UNC CHARLOTTE BOTANICAL GARDENS

704-687-2364
Visit all three green spots: the Van Landingham Glen, a rhododendron garden; the Susie Harwood Garden with year-round displays; and the McMillan Greenhouse which includes a rain forest and orchids.
gardens.uncc.edu

WING HAVEN

704-331-0664
A garden and bird sanctuary in Myers Park.
www.winghavengardens.com

REED GOLD MINE

704-721-4653
Cabarrus County was the site of the nation’s first authenticated gold find.
www.nchistoricsites.org/reed/reed.htm

AMAZING MAIZE MAZE

704-875-3113
Open on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday in late summer through mid-October. The Maze will challenge your skills in problem solving as you explore the nooks and crannies of the schoolhouse clock with a little “readin’, writin’ and arithmetic”, game boards and puzzle pieces.
www.ruralhill.net

LAZY FIVE RANCH

704-663-1500
The Lazy Five Ranch drive-through safari takes you through gently sloping pastures as you watch more than 700 animals from six continents in a natural habitat. Feed animals from your car or take a horse-drawn wagon ride through the park. A truly unique experience for kids of all ages!
www.lazyfiveranch.com

CAROLINA RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL

704-896-5544
The Festival performs for seven weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) October through November. You can mingle with royalty, townspeople, equestrians and artisans; enjoy endless entertainment, tasty and savory foods, rides and games.
www.carolina.renfestinfo.com

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