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

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8108 Tosomock Lane -- 5 BR, 4 BA
Price: $599,900 (3915 sqft)
Subdivision: Olmsted
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Susan Jakubowski | MLS # 3310862 | Active
13711 Hagers Ferry Road -- 5 BR, 4 BA
Price: $599,000 (3880 sqft)
Subdivision: None
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Clarke Crawford | MLS # 3294865 | Contract
10101 Coley Drive -- 5 BR, 4.1 BA
Price: $599,000 (5867 sqft)
Subdivision: Skybrook
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Ben Hayes | MLS # 3328829 | Contract
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
11730 Kinross Court -- 5 BR, 3 BA
Price: $440,000 (3280 sqft)
Subdivision: Northstone
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Pepper Stanford | MLS # 3275428 | Active
14207 Citrus Court -- 5 BR, 4.1 BA
Price: $415,000 (4720 sqft)
Subdivision: Stephens Grove
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Kris Gallagher | MLS # 3321540 | Active
13846 Pavilion Estates Drive -- 5 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $599,990 (3769 sqft)
Subdivision: The Pavilion
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Live Well Homes | MLS # 3121042 | Active
13800 Pavilion Estates Drive -- 4 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $599,990 (4081 sqft)
Subdivision: The Pavilion
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Live Well Homes | MLS # 3131165 | Active
6411 Elizabeth Forest Drive -- 4 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $599,900 (3684 sqft)
Subdivision: Elizabeth Circle
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Puma & Associates | MLS # 3274757 | Contract
6535 Elizabeth Forest Drive -- 4 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $599,900 (3684 sqft)
Subdivision: Elizabeth Circle
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Puma & Associates | MLS # 3274762 | Active
8210 Tosomock Lane -- 5 BR, 4 BA
Price: $597,900 (3912 sqft)
Subdivision: Olmsted
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Keller Williams | MLS # 3286906 | Active
10229 Bayart Way -- 4 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $595,000 (4033 sqft)
Subdivision: The Hamptons
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Keller Williams Lake | MLS # 3311050 | Active
10489 Spring Tree Lane -- 4 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $589,900 (4179 sqft)
Subdivision: Skybrook
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Coldwell Banker | MLS # 3315110 | Contract
10515 Cobb Court -- 5 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $575,000 (4817 sqft)
Subdivision: The Hamptons
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Allen Tate | MLS # 3324303 | Contract
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
13930 Pineloft Drive -- 4 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $573,796 (3777 sqft)
Subdivision: Skybrook
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BSI Builder Services | MLS # 3336439 | Contract
9715 Linksland Drive -- 5 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $569,900 (4721 sqft)
Subdivision: Skybrook
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HM Properties | MLS # 3274040 | Contract
12027 Eastfield Road -- 4 BR, 3 BA
Price: $569,900 (2793 sqft)
Subdivision: None
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RE/MAX Executive | MLS # 3253946 | Active
14008 Timbergreen Drive -- 5 BR, 4.1 BA
Price: $569,900 (3973 sqft)
Subdivision: Skybrook
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BSI Builder Services | MLS # 3213406 | Active
13418 Crystal Springs Drive -- 6 BR, 4.1 BA
Price: $565,000 (4822 sqft)
Subdivision: Mirabella
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Keller Williams | MLS # 3334517 | Active

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Huntersville Single Family Homes

– All Active Listings

Huntersville homes

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8108 Tosomock Lane -- 5 BR, 4 BA
Price: $599,900 (3915 sqft)
Subdivision: Olmsted
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Susan Jakubowski | MLS # 3310862 | Active
10101 Coley Drive -- 5 BR, 4.1 BA
Price: $599,000 (5867 sqft)
Subdivision: Skybrook
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Ben Hayes | MLS # 3328829 | Contract
13711 Hagers Ferry Road -- 5 BR, 4 BA
Price: $599,000 (3880 sqft)
Subdivision: None
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Clarke Crawford | MLS # 3294865 | Contract
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
11730 Kinross Court -- 5 BR, 3 BA
Price: $440,000 (3280 sqft)
Subdivision: Northstone
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Pepper Stanford | MLS # 3275428 | Active
14207 Citrus Court -- 5 BR, 4.1 BA
Price: $415,000 (4720 sqft)
Subdivision: Stephens Grove
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Kris Gallagher | MLS # 3321540 | Active
16028 Northstone Drive -- 5 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $379,000 (3314 sqft)
Subdivision: Northstone
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Farrah Biggerstaff | MLS # 3322774 | Active
9009 Tayside Court -- 4 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $334,900 (2613 sqft)
Subdivision: Wynfield Creek
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Ryan Minges | MLS # 3334306 | Contract
8833 Oakham Street -- 5 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $323,777 (2332 sqft)
Subdivision: Wynfield Forest
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Eric Cohen | MLS # 3337222 | Active
724 Mercer Place -- 4 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $323,000 (2579 sqft)
Subdivision: Skybrook
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Beth Blevins | MLS # 3330077 | Contract
6705 April Mist Trail -- 3 BR, 2 BA
Price: $322,500 (2213 sqft)
Subdivision: Latta Springs
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Samantha Edwards | MLS # 3302730 | Active
12232 Mayes Road -- 3 BR, 2 BA
Price: $289,000 (1960 sqft)
Subdivision: None
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Timothy Medlin | MLS # 3339767 | Contract
13915 Holly Stream Drive -- 4 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $284,999 (2718 sqft)
Subdivision: Villages at Rosedale
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Guillermo Torres | MLS # 3331449 | Active
12516 Ramah Church Road -- 3 BR, 3 BA
Price: $249,900 (1921 sqft)
Subdivision: None
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Kirk Sipe | MLS # 3309998 | Active
16108 North Point Road -- 5 BR, 6 BA
Price: $1,949,000 (6223 sqft)
Subdivision: Lookout Point
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Ivester Jackson | MLS # 3257659 | Active
11132 Eastfield Road -- 4 BR, 1 BA
Price: $1,450,000 (3136 sqft)
Subdivision: None
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HM Properties | MLS # 3198704 | Active
13828 Beatties Ford Road -- 4 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $1,450,000 (4081 sqft)
Subdivision: None
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Allen Tate Lake Norman | MLS # 3107060 | Contract
14316 Beatties Ford Road -- 3 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $1,399,000 (2988 sqft)
Subdivision: None
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Great Homes of the | MLS # 3293354 | Active
16650 Cobbleview Lane -- 5 BR, 6.1 BA
Price: $1,224,000 (6145 sqft)
Subdivision: Stonegate Estates
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Ivester Jackson | MLS # 3224270 | Active
14451 Henry Harrison Stillwell Drive -- 5 BR, 4.2 BA
Price: $1,220,000 (6254 sqft)
Subdivision: Stillwell
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Allen Tate Lake Norman | MLS # 3275926 | Active

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