9 Best Things To Do In Huntersville, North Carolina

things to do in huntersville north carolina

Huntersville, North Carolina is an excellent place to explore the relaxing lifestyle of southern comfort. Packed with history and beautiful scenery, there is so much to do! Hiking, playing sports, seeing beautiful animals, and learning about the history and science of the world and the United States, here are the top nine things to do during your stay in North Carolina.

1. Children's Museum

More hours in the day means more time to play! Every Tuesday the Museum is open until 8:00 p.m.

Posted by Discovery Place Kids-Huntersville on Monday, 12 June 2017

If you are traveling with children, the Discovery Place Children’s Museum, in Huntersville, is an excellent place to explore and learn! They have tons of interactive exhibits and presentations that will keep your children engaged, for hours on end. Help your child learn about careers they can choose when they grow up, how to be healthy, and even explore underwater life! No matter what you and your child are interested in, the Children’s Museum is a perfect activity, while in Huntersville.

Discovery Place Children's Museum

Address: 105 Gilead Road, Huntersville, NC 28078

Website: Discovery Place Children’s Museum

2. Historical Latta Plantation

Latta Plantation, Huntersville, North Carolina
Source: Photo by user Carol M. Highsmith used under PUBLIC DOMAIN

The Historical Latta Plantation is your go-to place to learn about the history of North Carolina and its past. Tour the Latta Plantation house and see the rooms, filled with history, while learning about the Civil War and the abolition of slavery in the south. Admission is 8 USD for adults, 7 USD for senior citizens and students, and children under 5 years old are free! Tours are on the hour, from Tuesday through Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm.

House Tours- Latta Plantation

Address: 5225 Sample Road, Huntersville, NC, 28078

Website: Historical Latta Plantation

3. Joe Gibbs Racing Center

Source: Photo by user [Unknown] used under CC BY 2.5

Looking for an adrenaline rush on your trip? Head over to Joe Gibbs Racing! Check out their show cars and go to one of their many events, throughout the year, to check out the latest race cars and meet your favorite race car drivers! Don’t forget to stop at the gift shop for a souvenir for you or your family and friends!

Joe Gibbs Racing

Address: 13415 Reese Blvd W, Huntersville, NC 28078

Website: Joe Gibbs Racing

4. Hit the Hiking Trails!

Buzzard rock

Posted by Stephen Drake Jones on Monday, 18 June 2012

If you want to spend the full day at Latta Plantation, there is a wonderful hike you can do up to the Buzzard Rock Nature Preserve. Approximately 3.1 miles (5 kilometers), this hike is perfect if you want to enjoy the view but also be home in time for dinner, as the hike takes only approximately 1.5 hours and leads you to the beautiful vistas that can be seen from Buzzard Rock. Don’t forget your hiking shoes!

Latta Plantation Nature Preserve: Buzzard Rock

Address: 5225 Sample Road, Huntersville, NC, 28078

5. Primal Brewery

Happy Fathers Day from the Primal Crew!

Posted by Primal Brewery on Sunday, 18 June 2017

If you are over the age of 21 and have a love of local brews and the craft of beer-making, head over to Primal Brewery, in Huntersville. They have tons of events throughout the summer, where you can learn and taste their local brews, or head over to their taphouse, to have a full tasting and tour of how this great beer gets made. They also have an outdoor beer garden, where you can enjoy the nice weather with a cold drink in your hands. Don’t forget to drink responsibly!

Primal Brewery

Address: 16432 Old Statesville Rd, Huntersville, NC

Website: Primal Brewery

6. Bradford Park

Bradford Park....one of the venues at Huntersville, NC, site of the 2016 ISSA Eastern Spring National next week.

Posted by ISSA - Senior Softball on Thursday, 5 May 2016

Bradford Park is the perfect place for a relaxing day enjoying the sun. Head over to watch a sporting event, or even try your luck at the 18 hole disc golf course. This is the largest park in Huntersville, covering almost 213 acres (86.2 hectares), so there are tons of places to explore! Bring a picnic and a blanket to sit back and relax in this lovely park.

Bradford Park

Address: 17005 Davidson-Concord Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078

Website: Bradford Park

7. Skybrook Golf Club

Posted by Skybrook Golf Club on Friday, 7 July 2017

If disc golf isn’t the type of golf you were looking to play, during your time in Huntersville, head to the more traditional game, by playing a round at the Skybrook Golf Club. From May to October, the course is yours for a reasonable price, so you can take in a lovely round, with gorgeous views and good times!

Skybrook Golf Club

Address: 14720 Northgreen Dr., Huntersville, NC

Website: Skybrook Golf Club

8. Go Horseback Riding

Posted by Country Time Equestrian Events on Tuesday, 13 June 2017

If you and your family have a love of animals and specifically horses, take a tour of Huntersville’s beautiful nature trails, on a horseback ride at the Country Time Equestrian Center. Get matched with your perfect animal friend and hit the trails and even see the beautiful sunset, while on tour, before enjoying a dinner around an old-fashioned campfire.

Country Time Equestrian Events

Address: 310 Joe Lee Helms Rd, Indian Trail, NC 28079

Website: Country Time Equestrian Events

9. Carolina Raptor Center

If your love of animals doesn’t stop at horses, the Carolina Raptor Center is the next stop on your list. Go for hikes around the exhibits and see the wildlife habitat of the raptor species and other birds the organization cares for. The center cares for all types of birds and animals that make for an exciting day of exploring with you and your family. It truly is the perfect place for children of all ages and a great activity for a day in Huntersville, North Carolina.

Carolina Raptor Center

Address: 6000 Sample Road, Huntersville, NC 28078

Website: Carolina Raptor Center

Relax in Huntersville!

Huntersville, North Carolina is an excellent choice if you want to soak up all that southern comfort has to offer. There are tons of outdoor activities, filled with history and beauty, in the great southern landscape of the United States. From hiking through the vistas and enjoying the outdoors in a myriad of ways, to learning about the history and science of the world, Huntersville is an excellent choice for your trip to the United States!

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Clare Fitzgerald is a recent graduate of Franklin and Marshall College where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing and an honors Bachelor of Arts in Theatre. She continues to pursue...Read more

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