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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10201 Hambright Road -- 3 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $589,900 (2360 sqft)
Subdivision: None
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Kirk Sipe | MLS # 3357827 | Active
13719 Hagers Ferry Road -- 4 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $575,000 (3442 sqft)
Subdivision: None
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Clarke Crawford | MLS # 3294869 | Active
1019 Brookline Drive -- 6 BR, 5.1 BA
Price: $525,000 (5895 sqft)
Subdivision: Skybrook
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Susanne Biedler | MLS # 3362970 | Active
15838 Doyers Drive -- 5 BR, 4 BA
Price: $525,000 (4225 sqft)
Subdivision: The Hamptons
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Nancy Cameron | MLS # 3362946 | Active
11730 Kinross Court -- 5 BR, 3 BA
Price: $433,500 (3280 sqft)
Subdivision: Northstone
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Pepper Stanford | MLS # 3275428 | Active
6602 Latta Springs Circle -- 4 BR, 4 BA
Price: $428,000 (3331 sqft)
Subdivision: Latta Springs
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John Rhodes | MLS # 3346301 | Active
14207 Citrus Court -- 5 BR, 4.1 BA
Price: $412,000 (4406 sqft)
Subdivision: Stephens Grove
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Kris Gallagher | MLS # 3321540 | Contract
8210 Tosomock Lane -- 5 BR, 4 BA
Price: $600,000 (3912 sqft)
Subdivision: Olmsted
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EXP REALTY LLC | MLS # 3347485 | Contract
10635 Kerns Road -- 4 BR, 3 BA
Price: $600,000 (3107 sqft)
Subdivision: None
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Savvy + Co Real Estate | MLS # 3348203 | Active
10434 Devonshire Drive -- 4 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $599,900 (4538 sqft)
Subdivision: Birkdale
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Allen Tate | MLS # 3350353 | Active
6535 Elizabeth Forest Drive -- 4 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $599,900 (3684 sqft)
Subdivision: Elizabeth Circle
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Builder Developer | MLS # 3351201 | Active
16229 Loch Raven Road -- 6 BR, 5.1 BA
Price: $599,000 (5814 sqft)
Subdivision: Mirabella
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EXP REALTY LLC | MLS # 3334731 | Active
13800 Pavilion Estates Drive -- 4 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $589,990 (4081 sqft)
Subdivision: The Pavilion
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Live Well Homes | MLS # 3131165 | Active
15634 Knox Hill Road -- 4 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $584,850 (3956 sqft)
Subdivision: Birkdale
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Wilson Realty | MLS # 3358281 | Active
9315 Hightower Oak Street -- 6 BR, 5 BA
Price: $574,535 (5722 sqft)
Subdivision: Cobblestone Manor
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Taylor Morrison of | MLS # 3347853 | 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 | Active
15218 Pavilion valley Circle -- 5 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $569,990 (3769 sqft)
Subdivision: The Pavilion
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Live Well Homes | MLS # 3349479 | Active
10007 Hillspring Drive -- 5 BR, 4.1 BA
Price: $569,900 (5701 sqft)
Subdivision: Skybrook
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EXP REALTY LLC | MLS # 3359601 | Active
14008 Timbergreen Drive -- 5 BR, 4.1 BA
Price: $569,900 (3956 sqft)
Subdivision: Skybrook
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BSI Builder Services | MLS # 3213406 | Active
11230 Johnson Davis Road -- 4 BR, 3 BA
Price: $565,000 (2940 sqft)
Subdivision: None
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Allen Tate Lake Norman | MLS # 3335385 | Active

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Huntersville Single Family Homes

– All Active Listings

Huntersville homes

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13322 Long Common Parkway -- 6 BR, 5 BA
Price: $639,000 (4804 sqft)
Subdivision: Olmsted
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Angela Cook | MLS # 3360920 | Active
10201 Hambright Road -- 3 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $589,900 (2360 sqft)
Subdivision: None
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Kirk Sipe | MLS # 3357827 | Active
13719 Hagers Ferry Road -- 4 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $575,000 (3442 sqft)
Subdivision: None
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Clarke Crawford | MLS # 3294869 | Active
15838 Doyers Drive -- 5 BR, 4 BA
Price: $525,000 (4225 sqft)
Subdivision: The Hamptons
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Nancy Cameron | MLS # 3362946 | Active
1019 Brookline Drive -- 6 BR, 5.1 BA
Price: $525,000 (5895 sqft)
Subdivision: Skybrook
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Susanne Biedler | MLS # 3362970 | Active
11730 Kinross Court -- 5 BR, 3 BA
Price: $433,500 (3280 sqft)
Subdivision: Northstone
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Pepper Stanford | MLS # 3275428 | Active
6602 Latta Springs Circle -- 4 BR, 4 BA
Price: $428,000 (3331 sqft)
Subdivision: Latta Springs
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John Rhodes | MLS # 3346301 | Active
14207 Citrus Court -- 5 BR, 4.1 BA
Price: $412,000 (4406 sqft)
Subdivision: Stephens Grove
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Kris Gallagher | MLS # 3321540 | Contract
6727 Heritage Orchard Way -- 4 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $379,900 (3247 sqft)
Subdivision: Latta Springs
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Ann Sharma | MLS # 3341333 | Active
8401 Bridgestone Drive -- 4 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $379,000 (2443 sqft)
Subdivision: Birkdale
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Jack Beckman | MLS # 3350934 | Active
11643 Banter Lane -- 3 BR, 3 BA
Price: $369,900 (2715 sqft)
Subdivision: Vermillion
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John Torres | MLS # 3355511 | Active
15716 Glencastle Street -- 3 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $349,900 (2618 sqft)
Subdivision: Wynfield Forest
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John Torres | MLS # 3363195 | Active
16719 Hampton Crossing Drive -- 4 BR, 3 BA
Price: $324,900 (2712 sqft)
Subdivision: Hampton Ridge
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Gina Davis | MLS # 3356950 | Active
6705 April Mist Trail -- 3 BR, 2 BA
Price: $324,500 (2213 sqft)
Subdivision: Latta Springs
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Samantha Edwards | MLS # 3302730 | Active
8833 Oakham Street -- 5 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $319,800 (2332 sqft)
Subdivision: Wynfield Forest
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Eric Cohen | MLS # 3337222 | Active
13717 Delstone Drive -- 5 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $294,000 (2800 sqft)
Subdivision: Villages at Rosedale
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Brian Connolly | MLS # 3361295 | Active
9200 Old Barnette Place -- 3 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $284,900 (2138 sqft)
Subdivision: Torrence Crossing
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Ryan Wilson | MLS # 3351828 | Active
12523 Twelvetrees Lane -- 3 BR, 2 BA
Price: $199,900 (1317 sqft)
Subdivision: Shelton Ridge
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Robert McCrorey | MLS # 3356839 | Contract
8525 Williamsburg Circle -- 3 BR, 2 BA
Price: $169,900 (1519 sqft)
Subdivision: Westminster Park
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Christie Pistolis | MLS # 3348495 | Contract
13807 Hagers Ferry Road -- 7 BR, 6.2 BA
Price: $1,999,500 (7733 sqft)
Subdivision: None
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Keller Williams | MLS # 3335203 | Active

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