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

reeds gold mine

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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16024 Oxford Glenn Drive -- 3 BR, 2 BA
Price: $570,000 (2099 sqft)
Subdivision: Bellington
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Tara Kilgore | MLS # 4126522 | Active
8508 Summerfield Lane -- 4 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $495,000 (2418 sqft)
Subdivision: Cedarfield
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Jim Krautkremer | MLS # 4099346 | Active
13007 Angel Oak Drive -- 4 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $485,000 (2486 sqft)
Subdivision: Cedarfield
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Ryan Wilson | MLS # 4117733 | Contract
12804 Windyedge Road -- 4 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $482,000 (2272 sqft)
Subdivision: Crosswinds
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Joni Gabriel | MLS # 4119281 | Contract
104 Abingdon Circle -- 3 BR, 2 BA
Price: $469,900 (2712 sqft)
Subdivision: Sherwood Park
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Kirk Sipe | MLS # 4094504 | Active
8108 Bud Henderson Road -- 4 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $439,900 (2155 sqft)
Subdivision: Gilead Village
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John Torres | MLS # 4119192 | Active
12614 Sulgrave Drive -- 3 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $419,900 (1653 sqft)
Subdivision: Crown Ridge
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Mary Spillman | MLS # 4127695 | Active
16036 Wynfield Creek Parkway -- 4 BR, 3 BA
Price: $599,000 (2709 sqft)
Subdivision: Wynfield Forest
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Coldwell Banker Realty | MLS # 4123435 | Active
8816 Lizzie Lane -- 5 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $598,000 (2609 sqft)
Subdivision: Wynfield Forest
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Helen Adams Realty | MLS # 4121534 | Contract
8927 Glade Court -- 5 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $595,000 (3026 sqft)
Subdivision: Wynfield Forest
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Carolina Real Estate | MLS # 4129262 | Active
9618 Hyghbough Street -- 5 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $595,000 (3269 sqft)
Subdivision: Arbormere
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EXP Realty LLC | MLS # 4122033 | Active
6923 Cascade Dream Court -- 4 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $595,000 (2323 sqft)
Subdivision: Tanners Creek
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EXP Realty LLC | MLS # 4105831 | Active
12607 Chantrey Way -- 5 BR, 4.1 BA
Price: $589,900 (3381 sqft)
Subdivision: Bryton
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Costello Real Estate | MLS # 4103522 | Active
11608 Solstice Way -- 4 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $589,500 (2736 sqft)
Subdivision: Stoneybrook Station
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Coldwell Banker Realty | MLS # 4118751 | Active
14913 Almondell Drive -- 4 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $584,900 (2926 sqft)
Subdivision: Macaulay
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Link Realty | MLS # 4126710 | Coming soon
12503 Surreykirt Lane -- 6 BR, 5.1 BA
Price: $580,000 (3635 sqft)
Subdivision: Monteith Place
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Mark Spain Real Estate | MLS # 4007148 | Contract
13505 Serenity Street -- 5 BR, 3 BA
Price: $580,000 (2472 sqft)
Subdivision: Vermillion
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Redfin Corporation | MLS # 4120213 | Contract
14940 Carbert Lane -- 4 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $579,990 (2731 sqft)
Subdivision: Macaulay
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Coldwell Banker Realty | MLS # 4117702 | Contract
14903 Dunbeth Drive -- 4 BR, 3 BA
Price: $575,000 (3003 sqft)
Subdivision: Stephens Grove
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Keller Williams Lake | MLS # 4124144 | Contract
16708 Stockland Court -- 5 BR, 3 BA
Price: $575,000 (2913 sqft)
Subdivision: Hampton Ridge
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Allen Tate Lake Norman | MLS # 4122083 | Contract

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Huntersville Single Family Homes

– All Active Listings

Huntersville homes

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14515 NC Hwy 73 Highway -- 4 BR, 4.1 BA
Price: $4,500,000 (5714 sqft)
Subdivision: Vista Lago
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Kathy Day | MLS # 4085004 | Active
8511 Tosomock Lane -- 6 BR, 5 BA
Price: $1,275,000 (5354 sqft)
Subdivision: Olmsted
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Amy Sterner | MLS # 4117895 | Active
11330 Wescott Hill Drive -- 4 BR, 3.2 BA
Price: $1,039,990 (5401 sqft)
Subdivision: Skybrook
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John Torres | MLS # 4111788 | Active
15911 Loch Raven Road -- 6 BR, 5.1 BA
Price: $984,990 (6094 sqft)
Subdivision: Mirabella
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Alina Lorenzo | MLS # 4114956 | Active
16024 Oxford Glenn Drive -- 3 BR, 2 BA
Price: $570,000 (2099 sqft)
Subdivision: Bellington
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Tara Kilgore | MLS # 4126522 | Active
8508 Summerfield Lane -- 4 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $495,000 (2418 sqft)
Subdivision: Cedarfield
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Jim Krautkremer | MLS # 4099346 | Active
13007 Angel Oak Drive -- 4 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $485,000 (2486 sqft)
Subdivision: Cedarfield
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Ryan Wilson | MLS # 4117733 | Contract
12804 Windyedge Road -- 4 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $482,000 (2272 sqft)
Subdivision: Crosswinds
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Joni Gabriel | MLS # 4119281 | Contract
104 Abingdon Circle -- 3 BR, 2 BA
Price: $469,900 (2712 sqft)
Subdivision: Sherwood Park
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Kirk Sipe | MLS # 4094504 | Active
8108 Bud Henderson Road -- 4 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $439,900 (2155 sqft)
Subdivision: Gilead Village
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John Torres | MLS # 4119192 | Active
12614 Sulgrave Drive -- 3 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $419,900 (1653 sqft)
Subdivision: Crown Ridge
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Mary Spillman | MLS # 4127695 | Active
14100 Garden District Row -- 3 BR, 2 BA
Price: $375,000 (1336 sqft)
Subdivision: Vermillion
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Mary Spillman | MLS # 4130201 | Contract
14051 Island Drive -- 5 BR, 6.2 BA
Price: $18,000,000 (12636 sqft)
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Premier Sotheby's | MLS # 4020713 | Active
15921 Sunset Drive -- 4 BR, 4.1 BA
Price: $3,900,000 (4850 sqft)
Subdivision: Sunset Cove
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Ivester Jackson | MLS # 4096432 | Active
14925 Ramah Church Road -- 5 BR, 6.2 BA
Price: $3,750,000 (9915 sqft)
Subdivision: Meadowbrook Farms
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Pros Realty Inc. | MLS # 4030484 | Contract
13024 Bien Court -- 5 BR, 5.2 BA
Price: $2,812,331 (5527 sqft)
Subdivision: Belleterre
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BSI Builder Services | MLS # 4068411 | Contract
10113 Laurier Lane -- 5 BR, 5.3 BA
Price: $2,600,000 (6272 sqft)
Subdivision: Belleterre
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Keller Williams | MLS # 4125396 | Active
16339 Stinson Cove Road -- 4 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $2,295,000 (2749 sqft)
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LKN Property Pros LLC | MLS # 4097315 | Active
10119 Laurier Lane -- 6 BR, 6.1 BA
Price: $2,027,881 (4929 sqft)
Subdivision: Belleterre
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BSI Builder Services | MLS # 3627218 | Contract
5039 Eliza Long Wilkie Drive -- 4 BR, 5.1 BA
Price: $1,989,000 (4200 sqft)
Subdivision: Stillwell
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Premier Sotheby's | MLS # 3841402 | Active

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