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There’s more to Cabarrus County than just fast cars and
high speeds. So when you’re not at the racetrack, make
time to soak up all the adventure, excitement and
incredible eats we have to offer. Check out these top
activities to make memories that’ll last a lifetime.


Home to top NASCAR team race shops and car museums.

Home to Kannapolis, hometown of NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt Sr.

Home to America’s
first documented
discovery of gold.


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Find Finger-Lickin’ BBQ in Cabarrus County

From Concord to Kannapolis, Cabarrus County has excellent, authentic Southern barbecue restaurants — each with their own specialty. Check out the best BBQ in North Carolina.

Cheers! Cabarrus County’s Craft Beer & Cider Scene

Cabarrus County’s craft beer and cider scene is growing, with master brewers making and pouring small-batch beer and cider in taprooms big and small.

Adrenaline, Outdoor Adventures & More: 4 Fantastic Days

These ideas for your long weekend in Cabarrus County include everything from motorsports and outdoor fun to awesome attractions for both kids and adults.

Crazy for Concord: 11 Things to Do in Concord

Learn more about the top visitor activities in Concord, including everything from motorsports attractions to museums and more.

Motorsports Mania

We get it — you came here for your fix of motorsports. So why not get all the motorsports action you can while you’re here? Our ultimate itinerary for NASCAR fans will guide you and your crew through the most epic racing attractions around.

The Fun Doesn’t Stop
When the Race Is Over

For the Explorers
The Dale Trail
Dale Earnhardt Sr. just may be the most iconic racecar driver of all time — and he hailed from Kannapolis in Cabarrus County. So while you’re here, check out The Dale Trail, which was created to commemorate our hometown hero. This self-guided tour features more than 15 locations that tell the story of Earnhardt’s life, his legendary NASCAR career and his old stomping grounds.

For the Foodies and Craft Beer Aficionados
Eat & Drink Local
Whether you prefer an IPA, sour, stout, glass of wine or cider, Cabarrus County has several breweries, a few wineries, a cidery and a distillery. Pair your beverage of choice with award-winning Southern barbecue and you’ve got yourself a culinary experience that’ll leave your mouth watering.

For the Entertainment Experts
Shopping & Entertainment
Cabarrus County is home to Concord Mills, the state’s largest outlet and value retail shopping center with over 200 stores. But shopping isn’t all you can do — this must-see stop also features entertainment and things to do with kids, like Dave & Buster’s, SEA LIFE Aquarium, The Speedpark and more. For more entertainment around Cabarrus County, check out a Kannapolis Cannon Ballers game, Great Wolf Lodge or the Gem Theatre.

For the Classic-Car Lovers
Dive into Cabarrus County’s Car History
If you’re a classic-car lover, you’re in good company in Cabarrus County. There’s always car-related fun to have and other car enthusiasts to meet — at museums, cruise-in events, AutoFairs and more. That’s why we put together the Classic-Car Lover’s Guide to Cabarrus County — use it throughout your trip to find all the can’t-miss car experiences you need to check out!

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