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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10612 Devonshire Drive -- 4 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $557,000 (4227 sqft)
Subdivision: Birkdale
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Linda Singer | MLS # 3369094 | Active
13702 Hunt Valley Drive -- 5 BR, 4 BA
Price: $549,000 (5776 sqft)
Subdivision: Mirabella
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Mary Neddy | MLS # 3378285 | Contract
10814 Vanguard Parkway -- 5 BR, 4 BA
Price: $479,900 (3669 sqft)
Subdivision: Vermillion
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Cynthia Team | MLS # 3431024 | Active
9700 Van Stratten Court -- 4 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $444,500 (2951 sqft)
Subdivision: The Hamptons
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Jolene Handysides | MLS # 3407862 | Active
15805 Cordelia Oaks Lane -- 4 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $429,500 (2777 sqft)
Subdivision: Birkdale
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Helen Hobbs | MLS # 3424727 | Active
8316 Bramfield Drive -- 3 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $415,000 (2633 sqft)
Subdivision: Beckett
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Kathy Hanson | MLS # 3405518 | Active
8917 Taunton Drive -- 4 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $400,000 (3439 sqft)
Subdivision: Wynfield
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Matthew Elliott | MLS # 3417259 | Contract
13701 Sims Road -- 4 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $600,000 (3911 sqft)
Subdivision: Francis Estates
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Allen Tate | MLS # 3436784 | Active
10635 Devonshire Drive -- 4 BR, 4.1 BA
Price: $599,900 (4531 sqft)
Subdivision: Birkdale
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Allen Tate | MLS # 3436842 | Active
9903 Coley Drive -- 5 BR, 4.1 BA
Price: $599,000 (5922 sqft)
Subdivision: Skybrook
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Costello Real Estate | MLS # 3432966 | Contract
10926 Emerald Wood Drive -- 5 BR, 4.1 BA
Price: $599,000 (5446 sqft)
Subdivision: Skybrook
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PMI Realty LLC | MLS # 3411206 | Active
14013 Clarendon Pointe Court -- 3 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $599,000 (3276 sqft)
Subdivision: The Cape
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Carlyle Properties | MLS # 3372718 | Active
8502 Tosomock Lane -- 5 BR, 4 BA
Price: $598,900 (3775 sqft)
Subdivision: Olmsted
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Pulte Home Corporation | MLS # 3431261 | Active
13106 Long Common Parkway -- 5 BR, 4.1 BA
Price: $598,000 (4134 sqft)
Subdivision: Olmsted
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RE/MAX Executive | MLS # 3410027 | Active
10516 Devonshire Drive -- 4 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $595,000 (4556 sqft)
Subdivision: Birkdale
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Mooresville Realty LLC | MLS # 3411512 | Contract
9307 Lear Court -- 5 BR, 4 BA
Price: $589,000 (3787 sqft)
Subdivision: Birkdale
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Allen Tate Lake Norman | MLS # 3408709 | Contract
503 Three Greens Drive -- 5 BR, 4 BA
Price: $585,000 (4381 sqft)
Subdivision: skybrook
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RE/MAX Executive | MLS # 3421840 | Contract
7934 Mcilwaine Road -- 2 BR, 2 BA
Price: $585,000 (2129 sqft)
Subdivision: None
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Coldwell Banker | MLS # 3346025 | Active
10414 Spring Tree Lane -- 6 BR, 4 BA
Price: $575,000 (5045 sqft)
Subdivision: Skybrook
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Noble, LLC | MLS # 3432751 | Active
9105 Hightower Oak Street -- 5 BR, 4.1 BA
Price: $574,000 (3732 sqft)
Subdivision: Cobblestone Manor
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Taylor Morrison of | MLS # 3221415 | Contract

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Huntersville Single Family Homes

– All Active Listings

Huntersville homes

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11026 Asbury Chapel Road -- 5 BR, 5.1 BA
Price: $825,000 (5336 sqft)
Subdivision: None
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Holly MacFalls | MLS # 3434697 | Active
10612 Devonshire Drive -- 4 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $557,000 (4227 sqft)
Subdivision: Birkdale
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Linda Singer | MLS # 3369094 | Active
13702 Hunt Valley Drive -- 5 BR, 4 BA
Price: $549,000 (5776 sqft)
Subdivision: Mirabella
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Mary Neddy | MLS # 3378285 | Contract
10814 Vanguard Parkway -- 5 BR, 4 BA
Price: $479,900 (3669 sqft)
Subdivision: Vermillion
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Cynthia Team | MLS # 3431024 | Active
9700 Van Stratten Court -- 4 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $444,500 (2951 sqft)
Subdivision: The Hamptons
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Jolene Handysides | MLS # 3407862 | Active
15805 Cordelia Oaks Lane -- 4 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $429,500 (2777 sqft)
Subdivision: Birkdale
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Helen Hobbs | MLS # 3424727 | Active
8316 Bramfield Drive -- 3 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $415,000 (2633 sqft)
Subdivision: Beckett
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Kathy Hanson | MLS # 3405518 | Active
8917 Taunton Drive -- 4 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $400,000 (3439 sqft)
Subdivision: Wynfield
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Matthew Elliott | MLS # 3417259 | Contract
16726 Spruell Street -- 5 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $389,000 (3485 sqft)
Subdivision: Monteith Park
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Katherine Hansen | MLS # 3395957 | Active
8128 Townley Road -- 3 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $364,000 (1878 sqft)
Subdivision: Birkdale Village
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Brian Connolly | MLS # 3422614 | Contract
15118 Rangeworth Court -- 4 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $359,900 (2912 sqft)
Subdivision: Wynfield
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Mary Spillman | MLS # 3434840 | Active
13301 Fremington Road -- 5 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $359,900 (2800 sqft)
Subdivision: Northstone
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Pepper Stanford | MLS # 3414529 | Active
17024 Cambridge Grove Drive -- 5 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $359,000 (3358 sqft)
Subdivision: Cambridge Grove
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Stacy Borland | MLS # 3424403 | Active
9050 Salford Court -- 4 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $336,000 (2424 sqft)
Subdivision: Wynfield Creek
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Ryan Minges | MLS # 3430173 | Contract
9424 Harlow Creek Road -- 4 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $296,000 (2101 sqft)
Subdivision: Cedarfield
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Kris Gallagher | MLS # 3436515 | Active
15511 Troubadour Lane -- 4 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $289,900 (2230 sqft)
Subdivision: Gilead Ridge
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Colleen Hunt | MLS # 3425617 | Contract
15816 Kelly Park Circle -- 3 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $275,000 (1659 sqft)
Subdivision: Birkdale
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Ryan Minges | MLS # 3416815 | Active
7014 Church Wood Lane -- 5 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $269,900 (2618 sqft)
Subdivision: Gilead Ridge
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Brett Black | MLS # 3391471 | Contract
13303 Binnaway Road -- 3 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $249,500 (2036 sqft)
Subdivision: Melbourne
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Michael Stapleton | MLS # 3422894 | Contract
8817 Shields Drive -- 3 BR, 1.1 BA
Price: $230,000 (1344 sqft)
Subdivision: Westminster
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Erin Boyd | MLS # 3426540 | Active

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