10 Things You May Not Have Known You Could Do In Charlotte

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Charlotte, North Carolina is one of the fastest growing cities in America continues to offer residents and tourists more and more unique things to do and see. With our entrepreneurial spirit and willingness to try new things, some of the coolest new business ideas are popping up, and some of the most historic places of Charlotte are having new life breathed in them.

Here are 10 cool things you may have never known you could do around Charlotte:

#1 Race Through Center City On An Urban Scavenger Race

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With the power of the smartphone, 3Quest Challenge has transformed Uptown Charlotte into a massive playing fields for timed scavenger hunts. The game consists of “quests” to locate a trio of checkpoints, where teams answer riddles or complete tasks to collect a clue that will be used to solve a larger overall puzzle – the first team to complete all the quests wins!

Groupon is now offering 54% all Big City Hunt Challenges.

#2 Go Birding

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Hidden in the heart of the historic Myers Park neighborhood, Wing Haven Garden & Bird Sanctuary offers stunning gardens, nesting sites, and a sprawling woodland area for some of the most exotic birds you’ll find in Charlotte.

Check out more details on winghavengardens.org

#3 Experience Unique Tastes At A True Urban Market

7th Street Public Market, in the heart of Charlotte’s center city, features local everything—from pralines to coffee to bath soap. Got a hankering for sweets? Try the praline bar at Local Loaf. Need a gift? We love the peppermint eucalyptus soap from Small Keys bath and body, check out more info at 7thstreetpublicmarket.com

#4 Drive a Formula 1 Car

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Hop in a Formula 1 replica car and race around the Charlotte Motor Speedway at speeds of over 170 MPH.

Groupon is now offering up to 51% off packages at the Mario Andretti Racing Experience.

#5 Play in Charlotte’s Biggest Play House

Besides 380 acres of spectacular gardens, the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden has a new “Wee Houses: Places We Play” exhibit—10 interactive playhouses, forts, and tree houses created by local artisans, for kids of all ages.

Check out more info at dsbg.org

#6 Dig for Gold

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Ok, so this one isn’t actually “in Charlotte”, but it’s only about 20 miles east of the Queen City. Reed’s Gold Mine is the site of the first documented gold find in the United States. During its peak years gold mining was second only to farming in the number of North Carolinians it employed. North Carolina led the nation in gold production until 1848, when it was eclipsed by the great rush to California.

More info at ReedMine.com

#7 Picnic like Royalty

The incredibly historic 100-year-old Duke Mansion is now a sprawling a Bed and Breakfast, that also offers a Picnic in the Garden package. Even if you aren’t booking a room, you can order a chef-prepared picnic for two, a bottle of wine or champagne, and a blanket in one of twelve picturesque gardens.

Check out more info at dukemansion.com

#8 Play Bubble Soccer Charlotte

Bubble Soccer has been gaining viral fame all over the world over the past few months.

It’s basically full-contact soccer inside of giant bubble suits;

#9 Enjoy The Beach

Mecklenburg’s First Beach, located on the shores of Lake Norman, opened this past Memorial Day weekend, making it the first swimming beach at a county-run park since the 1970s.

#10 Sip Some Wine in a Treehouse

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Treehouse Vineyards sits atop a 200-year-old farm in Monroe, just a short drive southeast of the city. Here, tours and pours feature semi-dry to sweet varietals, and a one-of-a-kind experience includes the property’s two secluded treetop bungalows, which can be rented for overnight stays.

Groupon now has a deal for a winery tour, 2 glasses, and a bottle of wine for $18.

Charlotte, NC Homes for Sale

– Homes $400,000 – $600,000

Huntersville homes

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13213 Fremington Road -- 4 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $589,900 (2872 sqft)
Subdivision: Northstone
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John Torres | MLS # 3860845 | Contract
1112 Rickard Drive -- 5 BR, 3 BA
Price: $559,900 (2910 sqft)
Subdivision: Arrington
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John Torres | MLS # 3863388 | Contract
404 Senate Court Way -- 4 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $500,000 (2769 sqft)
Subdivision: Centennial
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Amy Sterner | MLS # 3862758 | Contract
15031 Northgreen Drive -- 3 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $499,900 (2275 sqft)
Subdivision: Skybrook
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Amy Gramlich | MLS # 3836002 | Contract
17222 Caldwell Track Drive -- 4 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $489,900 (2496 sqft)
Subdivision: Caldwell Station
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Kym Gentle | MLS # 3871102 | Contract
13525 Waverton Lane -- 5 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $465,000 (3345 sqft)
Subdivision: Carrington Ridge
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Brigitte Perry | MLS # 3862864 | Contract
8819 Twin Trail Drive -- 3 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $450,000 (2433 sqft)
Subdivision: Cedarfield
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Ryan Wilson | MLS # 3870003 | Contract
9923 Rio Street -- 3 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $600,000 (2623 sqft)
Subdivision: Brasilia Park
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Carolina Real Estate | MLS # 3877731 | Coming soon
6416 Willow Pin Lane -- 5 BR, 4 BA
Price: $600,000 (3570 sqft)
Subdivision: The Oaks at Skybrook North
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DR Horton Inc | MLS # 3841177 | Contract
1022 Mccowan Drive -- 5 BR, 4.1 BA
Price: $600,000 (3417 sqft)
Subdivision: Arrington
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EXP Realty LLC | MLS # 3858842 | Contract
3823 Laurel Berry Lane -- 4 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $600,000 (3685 sqft)
Subdivision: Gilead Ridge
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Ivester Jackson | MLS # 3866055 | Contract
3236 Stephen Pace Trail -- 5 BR, 4 BA
Price: $600,000 (3570 sqft)
Subdivision: The Oaks at Skybrook North
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DR Horton Inc | MLS # 3841107 | Contract
3256 Stephen Pace Trail -- 4 BR, 3 BA
Price: $600,000 (3119 sqft)
Subdivision: The Oaks at Skybrook North
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DR Horton Inc | MLS # 3841155 | Contract
16018 Grafham Circle -- 4 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $600,000 (2542 sqft)
Subdivision: Birkdale
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WEICHERT, REALTORS- | MLS # 3870047 | Contract
15803 Cordelia Oaks Lane -- 4 BR, 3 BA
Price: $599,950 (3163 sqft)
Subdivision: Birkdale
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NorthGroup Real | MLS # 3858446 | Active
8129 Dumphries Drive -- 4 BR, 2.2 BA
Price: $599,900 (3351 sqft)
Subdivision: The Oaks at Mcilwaine
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Ideal Realty Inc | MLS # 3872697 | Active
15400 Groveland Street -- 5 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $599,900 (3247 sqft)
Subdivision: Wynfield Forest
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SJ Iyer Realty Inc. | MLS # 3865889 | Contract
12220 Kane Alexander Drive -- 4 BR, 3 BA
Price: $599,900 (2812 sqft)
Subdivision: Northstone
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Keller Williams South | MLS # 3860152 | Contract
3253 Stephen Pace Trail -- 4 BR, 3 BA
Price: $599,850 (3113 sqft)
Subdivision: The Oaks at Skybrook North
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DR Horton Inc | MLS # 3841509 | Contract
17000 Monocacy Boulevard -- 4 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $598,000 (3725 sqft)
Subdivision: Mirabella
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Eastwood Homes | MLS # 3796116 | Contract

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Huntersville Single Family Homes

– All Active Listings

Huntersville homes

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10209 Tallent Lane -- 5 BR, 5 BA
Price: $795,000 (5439 sqft)
Subdivision: The Hamptons
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Amy Worland | MLS # 3872639 | Active
8634 Shadetree Street -- 5 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $765,000 (3920 sqft)
Subdivision: Cobblestone Manor
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Kent Rector | MLS # 3876131 | Coming soon
11222 Canoe Cove Lane -- 5 BR, 3 BA
Price: $735,000 (4564 sqft)
Subdivision: Latta Springs
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Julie Williams | MLS # 3873582 | Coming soon
9819 Quercus Lane -- 5 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $715,000 (3364 sqft)
Subdivision: Cobblestone Manor
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Meredyth Holdenrid | MLS # 3867189 | Active
7600 Babe Stillwell Farm Road -- 3 BR, 2 BA
Price: $689,900 (2504 sqft)
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Mary Spillman | MLS # 3865881 | Active
13213 Fremington Road -- 4 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $589,900 (2872 sqft)
Subdivision: Northstone
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John Torres | MLS # 3860845 | Contract
1112 Rickard Drive -- 5 BR, 3 BA
Price: $559,900 (2910 sqft)
Subdivision: Arrington
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John Torres | MLS # 3863388 | Contract
404 Senate Court Way -- 4 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $500,000 (2769 sqft)
Subdivision: Centennial
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Amy Sterner | MLS # 3862758 | Contract
15031 Northgreen Drive -- 3 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $499,900 (2275 sqft)
Subdivision: Skybrook
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Amy Gramlich | MLS # 3836002 | Contract
17222 Caldwell Track Drive -- 4 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $489,900 (2496 sqft)
Subdivision: Caldwell Station
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Kym Gentle | MLS # 3871102 | Contract
13525 Waverton Lane -- 5 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $465,000 (3345 sqft)
Subdivision: Carrington Ridge
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Brigitte Perry | MLS # 3862864 | Contract
8819 Twin Trail Drive -- 3 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $450,000 (2433 sqft)
Subdivision: Cedarfield
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Ryan Wilson | MLS # 3870003 | Contract
14303 S Old Statesville Road -- 3 BR, 1.1 BA
Price: $395,000 (1440 sqft)
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Lesa Raye Westhafer | MLS # 3873727 | Active
7910 Bud Henderson Road -- 3 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $375,000 (1440 sqft)
Subdivision: Gilead Village
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Christie Pistolis | MLS # 3872790 | Contract
12429 Cumberland Crest Drive -- 3 BR, 2 BA
Price: $365,000 (1350 sqft)
Subdivision: Covington
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Julie Williams | MLS # 3862399 | Contract
15515 Troubadour Lane -- 4 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $360,000 (2350 sqft)
Subdivision: Gilead Ridge
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Janice Beltran | MLS # 3730423 | Contract
11965 Sam Furr Road -- 3 BR, 2 BA
Price: $3,800,000 (2118 sqft)
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Allen Tate | MLS # 3821730 | Contract
16207 Henry Lane -- 5 BR, 5.1 BA
Price: $3,248,300 (5374 sqft)
Subdivision: Gilead Woods
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Pilot Realty & | MLS # 3703829 | Active
14901 Ramah Church Road -- 5 BR, 5.1 BA
Price: $3,195,000 (4458 sqft)
Subdivision: Meadowbrook Farms
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Corcoran HM Properties | MLS # 3868850 | Active
14900 Henry Harrison Stillwell Drive -- 6 BR, 7.1 BA
Price: $2,675,000 (11301 sqft)
Subdivision: Stillwell
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Heinz II | MLS # 3869052 | Active

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