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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13702 Hunt Valley Drive -- 5 BR, 4 BA
Price: $579,000 (5776 sqft)
Subdivision: Mirabella
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Mary Neddy | MLS # 3378285 | Active
10612 Devonshire Drive -- 4 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $570,000 (4227 sqft)
Subdivision: Birkdale
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Linda Singer | MLS # 3369094 | Active
13521 Cliffhaven Lane -- 4 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $555,000 (4270 sqft)
Subdivision: Oakwood Forest
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Cecilia Ferrari | MLS # 3396821 | Active
10201 Hambright Road -- 3 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $498,900 (2360 sqft)
Subdivision: None
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Kirk Sipe | MLS # 3357827 | Contract
12007 Ulsten Lane -- 6 BR, 5 BA
Price: $484,990 (4578 sqft)
Subdivision: Northstone
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John Torres | MLS # 3375169 | Active
9323 Standerwick Lane -- 4 BR, 4 BA
Price: $455,000 (3746 sqft)
Subdivision: Macaulay
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Tim Queen | MLS # 3387011 | Active
6602 Latta Springs Circle -- 4 BR, 4 BA
Price: $425,000 (3331 sqft)
Subdivision: Latta Springs
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John Rhodes | MLS # 3346301 | Contract
10831 Emerald Wood Drive -- 4 BR, 4.1 BA
Price: $600,000 (4730 sqft)
Subdivision: Skybrook
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EXP REALTY LLC | MLS # 3398718 | Active
9439 Wallace Pond Drive -- 6 BR, 5.1 BA
Price: $600,000 (5716 sqft)
Subdivision: Skybrook
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EXP REALTY LLC | MLS # 3382200 | Contract
16533 Rudyard Lane -- 5 BR, 5 BA
Price: $600,000 (4002 sqft)
Subdivision: The Hamptons
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Best Choice, Realtors | MLS # 3391889 | Contract
14136 Shaw Drive -- 5 BR, 5.1 BA
Price: $599,900 (5288 sqft)
Subdivision: Skybrook
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Bryan Realtors | MLS # 3371002 | Active
13334 Long Common Parkway -- 5 BR, 4 BA
Price: $599,000 (3648 sqft)
Subdivision: Olmsted
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Wilkinson ERA Real | MLS # 3388486 | Contract
16333 Autumn Cove Lane -- 5 BR, 4 BA
Price: $599,000 (4402 sqft)
Subdivision: Birkdale Grove
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Helen Adams Realty | MLS # 3372466 | Active
9307 Lear Court -- 5 BR, 4 BA
Price: $598,000 (3688 sqft)
Subdivision: Birkdale
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Properties of the | MLS # 3368152 | Active
10416 Callicut Spring Court -- 5 BR, 4.1 BA
Price: $589,900 (4327 sqft)
Subdivision: The Hamptons
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Realty Executives | MLS # 3394941 | Contract
10434 Devonshire Drive -- 4 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $588,000 (4538 sqft)
Subdivision: Birkdale
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Allen Tate | MLS # 3350353 | Contract
8427 Bassinger Drive -- 3 BR, 3 BA
Price: $579,900 (2392 sqft)
Subdivision: Torance
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Classica Homes Realty | MLS # 3335612 | Contract
6514 Marion Lavern Road -- 4 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $575,000 (4041 sqft)
Subdivision: Cashion Woods
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Allen Tate Lake Norman | MLS # 3378995 | Active
9815 Coley Drive -- 5 BR, 4.1 BA
Price: $575,000 (5720 sqft)
Subdivision: Skybrook
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EXP REALTY LLC | MLS # 3397469 | Active
14930 Hus Mcginnis Road -- 3 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $575,000 (3306 sqft)
Subdivision: None
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Alford Realty Group | MLS # 3387725 | Active

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Huntersville Single Family Homes

– All Active Listings

Huntersville homes

Listings 1 - 20 of 581   next

13702 Hunt Valley Drive -- 5 BR, 4 BA
Price: $579,000 (5776 sqft)
Subdivision: Mirabella
→ More info
Mary Neddy | MLS # 3378285 | Active
10612 Devonshire Drive -- 4 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $570,000 (4227 sqft)
Subdivision: Birkdale
→ More info
Linda Singer | MLS # 3369094 | Active
13521 Cliffhaven Lane -- 4 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $555,000 (4270 sqft)
Subdivision: Oakwood Forest
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Cecilia Ferrari | MLS # 3396821 | Active
10201 Hambright Road -- 3 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $498,900 (2360 sqft)
Subdivision: None
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Kirk Sipe | MLS # 3357827 | Contract
12007 Ulsten Lane -- 6 BR, 5 BA
Price: $484,990 (4578 sqft)
Subdivision: Northstone
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John Torres | MLS # 3375169 | Active
9323 Standerwick Lane -- 4 BR, 4 BA
Price: $455,000 (3746 sqft)
Subdivision: Macaulay
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Tim Queen | MLS # 3387011 | Active
6602 Latta Springs Circle -- 4 BR, 4 BA
Price: $425,000 (3331 sqft)
Subdivision: Latta Springs
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John Rhodes | MLS # 3346301 | Contract
11730 Kinross Court -- 5 BR, 3 BA
Price: $399,995 (3280 sqft)
Subdivision: Northstone
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Pepper Stanford | MLS # 3275428 | Contract
6727 Heritage Orchard Way -- 4 BR, 3.1 BA
Price: $364,990 (3247 sqft)
Subdivision: Latta Springs
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Ann Sharma | MLS # 3341333 | Active
12712 Cheverly Drive -- 6 BR, 5.1 BA
Price: $359,900 (3757 sqft)
Subdivision: Monteith Place
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Joyce Page | MLS # 3374091 | Active
14833 Bishopstone Court -- 4 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $352,500 (2710 sqft)
Subdivision: Wynfield
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John Torres | MLS # 3380699 | Contract
8025 Cottsbrooke Drive -- 5 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $349,900 (2850 sqft)
Subdivision: Macaulay
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Edward Steve Perri | MLS # 3366250 | Active
15538 Waterfront Drive -- 3 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $319,900 (2301 sqft)
Subdivision: Monteith Park
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Jolene Handysides | MLS # 3389496 | Active
8600 Flanagan Court -- 5 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $315,000 (2594 sqft)
Subdivision: Cedarfield
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Tara Kilgore | MLS # 3394022 | Active
15514 Waterfront Drive -- 3 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $314,900 (2100 sqft)
Subdivision: Monteith Park
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Jolene Handysides | MLS # 3390008 | Contract
6705 April Mist Trail -- 3 BR, 2 BA
Price: $314,500 (2213 sqft)
Subdivision: Latta Springs
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Samantha Edwards | MLS # 3396146 | Active
9626 Cheery Meadow Drive -- 4 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $295,000 (2756 sqft)
Subdivision: Villages at Rosedale
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John Torres | MLS # 3400614 | Contract
7014 Church Wood Lane -- 5 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $279,900 (2618 sqft)
Subdivision: Gilead Ridge
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Brett Black | MLS # 3391471 | Active
13708 Damson Drive -- 3 BR, 2 BA
Price: $244,900 (1690 sqft)
Subdivision: Plum Creek
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Mary Spillman | MLS # 3398906 | Contract
12507 Levins Hall Road -- 3 BR, 2.1 BA
Price: $239,900 (1961 sqft)
Subdivision: Crown Ridge
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Samantha Edwards | MLS # 3366477 | Active

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