Outdoors & Adventure
As the temperature heats up in the Queen City, it’s time to cool down.
Where to eat, drink, paddleboard and lounge while exploring the Carolinas’ largest man-made lake.
Spend the day exploring this man-made reservoir by boat and relaxing amidst some epic lake views.
Nothing tastes better than eating in season, and there are plenty of local farms offering “you pick” experiences within a short drive of Charlotte. Spend a day picking your own produce and enjoying the scenery at these homegrown stops.
Take time to soak up some sunshine with your sweetheart.
Charlotte’s parks, greenways and urban trails offer wide open natural spaces to enjoy the fresh air and the company of a friend – from a distance.
Go under the microscope in this larger-than-life insect exhibition.