Looking for family things to do in Charlotte this week? Luckily, there is a surplus of family-friendly activities to enjoy in the Charlotte area. Summer is ending and now is the perfect opportunity to soak up time with the family and make some memories. Whether you are looking for an outdoor or indoor activity for your family, there are plenty of options to choose from. Here are a few activities to do with the family in Charlotte this week.
Visit the Exhibits at the Schiele Museum of Natural History
The Schiele Museum is home to over ten history exhibits that are sure to not only be educational, but entertaining. The family can learn about dinosaurs, American Indians, and much more. Tickets are $5 per person and free for children under 3.
Explore Discovery Place Science
Discovery Place Science is the perfect family activity to do this week in Charlotte. At Discovery Place, the family can take part in hands-on activities that stimulate curiosity in children. You can also see certain movies in the Charlotte Observer IMAX® Dome Theatre and Discovery 3D Theatre. Tickets can be purchased here.
Visit the NASCAR Hall of Fame
Learn about NASCAR history while also partaking in interactive activities this week at the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Families can explore the history that is NASCAR through multiple exhibits and activities. This experience is fun for all ages and is open from 10AM-6PM.
Enjoy the Outdoors at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden
When looking for family things to do this week in Charlotte, consider visiting the beautiful Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens. Connect with the environment and get the family outside while seeing some amazing nature. The Gardens are open from 10AM-4PM from Wednesday to Monday.
Visit the Mint Museum
Take the family to the Mint Museum this week, where there is art for everyone. The Mint Museum is one of Charlotte’s most popular museums and is a great place to view original art that the whole family will enjoy. Purchase tickets beforehand online and go visit.
Camp North End
There are tons of options to explore at Camp North End that will please every member of the family. At Camp North End you can grab a bite to eat, view art, shop, or attend an event. The unique area that is Camp North End is a great family-friendly place to enjoy this week.
Enjoy Carowinds Amusement Park
What’s more fun than a day at the amusement park? The family will love to partake in 57 rides and games that Carowind provides. If you are looking for family-friendly things to do in Charlotte this week, Carowinds is a must visit.
Words by Carrie Davis