Family Memories Start in Cabarrus County

Family Memories Start Here

Fast cars. Indoor skydiving. Entertainment galore.
Cabarrus County is the perfect place for
an unforgettable family vacation.

THERE’S MORE TO US

Home to the
Kannapolis Cannon
Ballers Minor League
Baseball team.

Home to SEA LIFE Aquarium, which features over 5,000 marine creatures.

Home to Great Wolf Lodge, the ultimate kid-friendly resort.

 

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‘Yes Weekend!’ This Family-Friendly Itinerary Makes Kids the Stars of the Show

Cabarrus County has tons of kid-friendly attractions for your family. Check out this itinerary for a four-day weekend full of family fun.

Adrenaline, Outdoor Adventures & More: 4 Fantastic Days in Cabarrus County

Use these trip ideas for four days of motorsports, outdoor fun and more attractions for kids and adults. Discover things to do in Concord, Kannapolis and beyond.

Opt Outside: The Outdoor Enthusiast’s Guide to Adventure

Cabarrus County is the perfect playground for outdoor adventures. Enjoy trails and greenways for hiking/biking, plus parks, farm fun, historic sites and more.

The Best Ways to Spend Summer in Cabarrus County

When the days grow longer and the sun shines brighter, summer fun heats up in Cabarrus County. Check out this ultimate summer bucket list!

Book Your Trip

From hotels, motels and bed & breakfasts to campgrounds, RV parks and rental homes, Cabarrus County features accommodations at nearly every style and price point.

Unlimited Family Fun,
All Vacation Long

Dig for Gold
Reed Gold Mine
Did you know that America’s first documented gold discovery happened right here in Cabarrus County? It’s true — in 1799, a 12-year-old boy named Conrad Reed found a 17-pound gold nugget in what is now Midland.

Test your family’s luck while panning for treasure at Reed Gold Mine, the same spot Conrad made his discovery. Even if your kiddos aren’t quite that lucky while panning for gold, they’re sure to leave with lasting memories of exploring underground mine tunnels.

Check-in and Splash Around
Great Wolf Lodge
In Cabarrus County, accommodations are anything but average. Take your vacation to the next level at Great Wolf Lodge, one of the most exciting resorts on the planet.

Often thought of as “a cruise ship that lives on land,” Great Wolf Lodge boasts an indoor water park, mini-golf course, mini-bowling alley, arcade, ropes course, 3-D movie theater and a Build-A-Bear Workshop, all on-site. The resort is so jam-packed with attractions, you could spend weeks there without running out of things to do.

Race Like Pros
Charlotte Motor Speedway
No trip to Cabarrus County would be complete without a visit to Charlotte Motor Speedway. Home to major NASCAR and NHRA drag racing events, CMS offers plenty of action even when there’s not a race happening.

If you happen to visit on a non-race weekend, take the kids for a Fast Pass Tour in your own car that guides you around the speedway. You also get to see the NASCAR garages, media center and more. At the end, you and your crew can get your picture taken at Winners Circle.

Marvel at Marine Life
SEA LIFE Aquarium
At SEA LIFE Aquarium, the whole family can get up-close views of sharks, turtles, rays and tropical fish. The aquarium has the only 180-degree underwater ocean tunnel in North Carolina, which offers the kind of underwater views that typically require scuba gear.

Fun fact: SEA LIFE is located at Concord Mills, the largest outlet and value retail shopping center in the state. Before calling it a day, take time to explore everything from 200+ stores, Dave & Buster’s, The Speedpark and more.

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