Kid-friendly activities to do in Charlotte
As Charlotte grows, there’s more and more recreational activities to enjoy, especially if you love breweries, and fitness. Fortunately, our city and the areas that surround it are just as entertaining for those of us Charlotteans with little ones. Keep reading to learn more about where you can bring the kids for a day full of kid-friendly fun for all ages.
Lazy 5 Ranch
Lazy 5 Ranch is a petting zoo you can drive through. Located just outside of Charlotte in Moorseville, this kid-friendly ranch is complete with wagon rides and several petting areas, your kids will have a blast getting up-close and personal with animals from 6 different continents. Tips: The ranch is cash only and will cancel all wagon rides if temperatures exceed 94 degrees. Visit Lazy5ranch.com for more information.
Located on 7th Street in Uptown Charlotte, ImaginOn is ranked as the number 1 children’s library in the United States. This 102,000 square foot facility houses two theaters, multi-use classrooms, a teen-only library, production studio, and interactive exhibit space. Some kid-friendly activities and resources include: Lego challenges, baby and toddler discovery area, bilingual children books, homework resources, and a story lab. Click here to visit the website.
Adventure landing includes 3 18-hole mini-golf courses, Go-karts, bumper-boats, and a huge, interactive arcade for kids of all ages. Adventure Landing is perfect for birthday parties or just a day full of fun with your kids and their friends.
Discovery Place is a kid-friendly Charlotte staple that has always been a go-to for a fun day with the kids. This ever-changing, interactive museum is a great way to spend time with the kids. They’ll learn the whole time and won’t even realize that their day is more educational than fun.
Charlotte Nature Museum
Located within Freedom Park in the Dilworth area, the Charlotte nature museum is full of fascinating attractions and exhibits. Your kids will love being surrounded by butterflies in the butterfly exhibit and watching the live critters in the Creature Cavern.
Carolina Raptor Center
This living museum is 57 acres that homes more than 25 specifies of raptors. Your kids will love seeing eagles, owls, vultures and more and can enjoy live presentations and educational tours.
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