Category Archive: Things to Do with Children

Spring Equals Strawberries

WiseAcres Organic Strawberry Farm Although the strawberry season is a short, delicate blip on the calendar, making it to a U-Pick patch every spring is one of the ways we welcome summer. And while buying fresh and local produce is one of the most important ways we can contribute to the environment as well as the …

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Belmont, NC

Belmont, one of the favorite small towns at Charlotte 100 Best, has garnered a lot of attention lately! With so much to offer, it is no wonder that Belmont keeps making the news. Featured in the February 2015 issue of Charlotte Magazine, this small town is drawing young families searching for a relaxed pace of life and an …

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Charlotte Summer Camps 2015

Although many of us are dreaming of snow days and ski resorts, it is already time to start planning summer activities for our children. The greater Charlotte area has so many wonderful camp opportunities available all summer long! No matter what your child is interested in, you are sure to find an engaging camp that …

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Charlotte Extreme Cheerleading

Looking for a great gym for your Allstar Cheerleader? Charlotte Extreme Cheerleading is a favorite among Charlotte families. Located in South Charlotte with easy access from I-77 and I-485, the gym welcomes families from all over the Charlotte metro area. The facility includes 2 spring floors, a tumbling floor, 2 Tumble Traks and a parent viewing …

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May Festivals

The school year is coming to a close, and festival season is kicking into high-gear! We’ve compiled a list of May festivals throughout the area, including some that are perfect for a day-trip out of Charlotte.      

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Kate’s Skating Rink

Looking for a fun activity for the kids this summer? Kate’s Skating Rink is a throw-back to roller-skating rinks of our own youth. In fact, the original location in Gastonia has been open since 1961. More than just a roller rink, Kate’s Skating Rink also has a play area, party room, game room, and pro …

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Carolina Thread Trail

The Carolina Thread Trail spans 15 counties with more than 130 miles of greenways and conserved corridors in North and South Carolina. The trail heads are scattered around the greater Charlotte metro area and reach as far north as Love Valley, NC, south at Great Falls, SC, to the east at Albemarle, NC, and Cowpens …

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Toys and Co.

Easily the best toy store in Charlotte, the 9000 sq. ft. Toys and Co. offers a wide range of educational and fun toys, games, puzzles and dolls. This family owned store takes pride in its customer service; offering assistance in selecting age appropriate gifts, free gift wrapping, special order and even the Carousel Club – …

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US National Whitewater Center

Looking for the ultimate outdoor recreation? This is the spot! The US National Whitewater Center (USNWC) is full of outdoor activities that allow visitors to remain in their comfort zone or stretch to new horizons. And if you would rather watch than participate, no problem! Unlike traditional theme parks that force visitors to buy an …

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Pike’s Soda Shop

Although they don’t make their own ice cream in house, you cannot beat the old-fashioned soda shop vibe at Pike’s Soda Shop! This place is a great place to take the whole family; grandparents wax nostalgic and little kids are fascinated by the stools and decorations. The food is good southern comfort food, and the …

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