Things to do in Charlotte with Kids

This popular North Carolina tourist destination is hailed for its southern hospitality, vibrant culture, and rich history.

Regardless of your family makeup and size, the following destinations within this distinctive city are sure to please.

If you are planning your visit to Charlotte during the springtime, don’t pass up the opportunity to experience the gardens in full bloom.

1. UNC Charlotte Botanic Gardens

Check the recent program and exhibit list to see what exhibits will be on display during your visit.

2. Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts and Culture

This hands-on science museum provides immersive fun for children of all ages.

4. Discovery Place Science

Fun educational opportunities provide adults and children alike the chance to learn more about each exhibit and the motivation behind each unique piece.

5. Mint Museum Uptown

Freedom Park is pet friendly and offers playgrounds, jogging trails, and large fields for playing ball or kite-flying.

6. Freedom Park

Shaded playgrounds and picnic areas provide fun for the kids, and campsites.

7. McDowell Nature Center and Preserve

Take a look at one-of-a-kind art pieces from the striking to the sublime, and everything in between.

8. Bechtler Museum of Modern Art

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