Things To Do in Charlotte

Explore Maximum Best & Fun Things To Do in Charlotte, NC.
Thrumming with art, culture, and history, Charlotte is one of the best places to visit for a one-of-a-kind vacation. With amusement star-studded concerts, theater shows, music festivals, exciting sports, tours, excursions, and more, you’ll never run out of things to do in Charlotte, NC. Don’t miss the best upcoming events today, tomorrow, this weekend, and next week. Discover the city in different and vivid shades!

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Charlotte, NC

Best & Fun Things To Do

Tours & Excursions: 27
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Charlotte Douglas Airport (CLT) to Charlotte City – Round-Trip Private Transfer 5,0· from $131.19
Book your Private Round-Trip Transfer from Charlotte Douglas Airport (CLT) to Charlotte hotel or address and return. Don’t go through all the hassle of waiting in a long taxi or shared shuttles queues and use our private, door to door airport transfer. Your driver will be waiting for you at a scheduled time and you will travel comfortably to your destination. • Meeting with a Nameplate • We track your Flight • Door-to-door Service • No Hidden Charges • Clean cars & Professional drivers
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Discover Charlotte Historic City: Segway Tour 5,0· from $175
Discover why Charlotte is a city on the rise, see modern museums and public works of art enjoying a personal Segway experience that gets you up close. Appreciate the cultural diversity exemplified in the Levine Cultural Park and in Romare Bearden Park.
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Queen City Quest Scavenger Hunt 5,0· from $18
Our very unique, immersive adventures are the only ones of their kind. We, unlike other companies, provide your very own remote, interactive, live host to assist and encourage you along. We are an Austin, TX-based global custom event design company offering scavenger hunts and other events in 150 cities in North America and beyond! Our specially hand-crafted adventures are equal parts tour, creative challenge, detective hunt, and social experiment! Guests get to discover in an alternate reality our favorite hidden gems off the beaten trail and creatively interpret fun art, history, and culture clues – for points! They get to enjoy fame and glory while appearing on our website’s international leaderboard, no matter what their score. They get to essentially race other teams in other cities, even if they don’t have competitors who have signed up in their city! Get ready to local authors, experience the favorite hangouts only known by locals, discover unusual oddities, and so much more!
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Private Picnic Experience in the Queen City 5,0· from $199
The Private Picnic Experience is a great way to unplug, relax, and learn a little about the Queen City. It is the perfect addition to a stay or a wonderful way to explore what’s right in your own backyard. We cordially invite you to spend a relaxing afternoon or evening at the park with breathtaking views of Uptown Charlotte while indulging in refreshing beverages. We also provide a variety of couples activities to help you relax and reconnect. This is a private experience. Only guests in your party will participate.
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Instagram Photography Tour through Uptown Charlotte 5,0· from $125
This will not only be a photography tour of Downtown Charlotte, but also a learning experience. With our knowledge of the area (born and raised), we will take guests to beautiful locations around Uptown for them to take photos with their camera or we can take pics with ours. Guests will also learn about their camera along the way and receive useful tips on getting a better picture with whatever device they have. From composition to lighting and exposure, we will explain the fundamentals of photography while guests explore and soak up all the culture and southern charm Charlotte has to offer. We strongly recommended booking this experience at the beginning of your visit so we can steer you to the best spots for food and entertainment while you’re here. After our tour concludes, we will suggest many tailored options of outstanding food and entertainment. We want guests to walk away from this with some good pics, being more comfortable with their cameras, and a few new friends.
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Charlotte Douglas Airport (CLT) to Charlotte City – Arrival Private Transfer 5,0· from $65.59
Book your Private Arrival Transfer from Charlotte Douglas Airport (CLT) to Charlotte hotel or address. Don’t go through all the hassle of waiting in a long taxi or shared shuttles queues and use our private, door to door airport transfer. Your driver will be waiting for you at a scheduled time and you will travel comfortably to your destination. • Meeting with a Nameplate • We track your Flight • Door-to-door Service • No Hidden Charges • Clean cars & Professional drivers
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Charlotte’s Southern Charm Historical Cart Tour 5,0· from $36
Hop on our luxurious, red, open-air golf cart to see why people are saying we are the best historical tour in Charlotte (earned Badge of Excellence). We give in-depth historical information dating back to the 1700s. Learn where Elvis and other stars stayed, how the Queen City got its name, travel to see the Fourth Ward neighborhood from the 1800s, gold mining and tales of mystery throughout the cities’ history. You will learn about the “medicine man” that sold a supposed magical potion, the first hospital, and the Bootlegger house. See modern sites as well such as Bank of America Stadium, Truist Ball Field, NASCAR Hall of Fame, Parks, and many restaurants, one of which you will get a food sample from included in your tour. We will also travel down the main street in the city showing you art, museums, restaurants, and many more landmarks. Don’t just take our word for it, read our reviews! Our tours have been the highlight of the trip for many travelers. We provide heated blankets!
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Original Charlotte Brewery Tour – Craft Beer Experience 5,0· from $115
City Brew Tours Charlotte offers unforgettable all-inclusive tours and beer-focused experiences, highlighting the heritage of craft beers in Charlotte, N.C. City Brew Tours Charlotte has created the ultimate craft beer experience that blends history, beer knowledge, transportation and great food with unrivaled access to the area’s top breweries and their beer.
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Historic Uptown Neighborhood Segway Tour of Charlotte 5,0· from $75
[This is a tour that ABSOLUTELY MUST START ON TIME!] Buzz through Charlotte’s hopping Uptown neighborhood on this Segway tour of North Carolina’s biggest city! Follow your local guide as you glide along the Levine Avenue of the Arts and check out the Mint Museum, the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, The Gantt Center and the historic Fourth Ward. Choose either a 1.5- or 2-hour ride – the longer ride includes two historic cemeteries and the Carolina Panthers football stadium. This is a GREAT, POPULAR tour of Uptown Charlotte, however we are VERY VERY rarely able to accommodate late guests. CRUCIAL INFO: PLEASE NOTE that if you are not able to park and arrive at our office at least 45 min. before your tour time for mandatory Segway training, you will likely miss your opportunity to go out on this tour! And availability to reschedule for the same day or for weekend/holiday tour times is VERY UNLIKELY. PROMPT ARRIVAL IS A MUST FOR THIS TOUR. THANK YOU!!!
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Guided Van Shared Tour in Charlotte 4,9· from $48
We are happy to announce that we have added another option for touring the Queen City. Stay warm and dry in our 13 person passenger van that will take you not only through the city but through it’s famous surrounding neighborhoods.
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Trolley Pub Tour of Charlotte 4,8· from $39
Trolley Pub is a BYOB, pedal-powered, eco-friendly, pub-crawling pedal bar for up to 14 people at a time. The Trolley Pub is powered by you and your fellow pedalers, with an electric assist motor for the hills. It’s hard not to smile on the Trolley Pub. If you don’t have enough people for a full beer bike tour, or you prefer to socialize with other people, you can purchase Mixer Tickets (individual seats). All Charlotte Mixer Tours are in South End and make two stops (15-20 minute each) along the way. Your driver will customize the route each time based on the riders and requests.  
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Charlotte’s Historical City Tour 4,8· from $38
Take a unique guided tour through North Carolina’s largest city on a guided tour of Charlotte and see some of the top attractions in the area. From its earliest years to the present, Charlotte has had many nicknames but we simply call it ‘home’. We are proud of where we live and have a strong desire to share the historical side of this city!  We can’t wait to pass along this information to first-time visitors as well as long-time residents. Sit back and enjoy a smooth tour on one of our golf carts.
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Charlotte Brewery Crawl Tour 4,8· from $54
This guided tour by 13 passenger van is a unique way to get a unique perspective of our city. Charlotte has an incredible selection of microbreweries throughout the city and the scene is quickly growing. Sit back and relax with your friends while we take you on an exciting tour of our 3 favorite breweries in Charlotte. There will be one complimentary drink included on the first stop of the tour.  You can also enjoy a variety of local beers on your own as well as live music in three very unique neighborhoods in the area. 
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Haunted Charlotte Ghost and Pub Walking Tour 4,8· from $35.03
Combine the mystery of a haunted tour with fun of a pub crawl for a great night out. A guide will lead the group on a 2.5-hour walking tour through historic Charlotte. Stop at several bars along the way, each housed in historic buildings with their own unique ghosts and stories. Guests will have time to enjoy a delicious libation as the guide tells them all about the fascinating history of Charlotte and some of its most famous and creepy haunted stories! *Please note that depending on the bar crowds, we cannot guarantee bars will be available. All stories remain the same and we have added haunted landmarks. *All guests must be 21+ with valid ID
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Charlotte Beyond the Grave Haunted History Walking Ghost Tour 4,8· from $19
On this 90 minute historic, ghostly walking tour in uptown Charlotte you’ll be guided by lantern light, listening to the stories and haunts of local history. Explore the sites where some of Uptown’s departed inhabitants are said to still linger. See some of Charlotte’s famous and sometimes infamous landmarks, and learn how the ghostly past has shaped the city of Charlotte today.
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Queen City Ghosts of Charlotte Chilling Haunted Dark History Ghost Tour 4,3· from $30
Book Directly With Queen City Ghosts and save $5/person. Hear stories of the bizarre and unexplained in Uptown Charlotte. From the Civil War and prohibition to tragic lift shaft accidents. We offer the finest haunts and the most riveting ghost tours in the South. Our ghost tour is created to be scary and creepy but is still family-friendly and available to all ages. We bring history to life through death. You will all be talking about this exciting tour for years to come!
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Uptown Charlotte: A Self-Guided Audio Tour to the Heart of Queen City 3,8· from $11.99
Explore Uptown Charlotte at your own pace with this affordable walking tour. • Get acquainted with the who’s who of Charlotte’s fearless patriots and hear the controversial and contested story of how North Carolina declared independence from the British a full year before the rest of the colonies • Hear from producer Phil Biedron, an actor with a knack for hosting tours and telling stories. • Do it all in two hours or linger at stops along the way with complete control over when you start and finish • Get unlimited use before your booking date and after it • Use the virtual tour option at home Once you’ve booked, you’ll receive a ticket with instructions and a unique code listed under “Before You Go”. Then simply install the VoiceMap app and enter your code. The app displays directions to the starting point, and when you’re in the right place, just pop in your headphones and tap start. VoiceMap has automatic GPS playback, with turn-by-turn directions. It also works offline.
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Charlotte Indoor Skydiving Experience with 2 Flights & Personalized Certificate 3,8· from $84.99
Feel the thrill of skydiving without jumping out of an airplane. It’s true! Head to iFLY Charlotte, a premier indoor skydiving facility powered by a state-of-the-art vertical wind tunnel. After a training session, you’ll experience free-fall conditions with the help of an instructor. No experience is necessary, and afterward, you can take home a personalized flight certificate.
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Sea Life Charlotte Concord Aquarium Admission Ticket 3,8· from $24.13
Take a fascinating journey from the rivers of North Carolina to the depths of the ocean at SEA LIFE Charlotte–Concord. You’ll see more than 5,000 marine mammals, tropical fish and other sea creatures such as the giant Pacific octopus. Learn about all the creatures under the surface of the ocean, observe a feeding frenzy and gaze at sharks overhead through a 180-degree tunnel.
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Charlotte City Scavenger Hunt Excursion by Operation City Quest 3,0· from $10
In this fun Charlotte scavenger hunt, players will use an app to find objects in the city, in any order they want, to collect points! They’ll also complete challenges for points. Players can see their score on the app’s live rankings. All scavenger hunts have a remote host to help along the way. Come explore with us in Charlotte.
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Charlotte Douglas International (CLT) Airport Hotel Shuttle 3,0· from $72
If Your Flying Into or Out Of The City, Allow The Chiefton Group To Meet You There or Get You There… Get Curbside Pick Up / Drop Off Service. Enjoy The Scenic Ride From and/or The Scenic Ride Back to The Airport.
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Charlotte City Scavenger Hunt Excursion by Wacky Walks 3,0· from $10
Walk around your Kingdom of Charlotte while playing Wacky Walks scavenger hunt! Wacky Walks is an app-based royal scavenger hunt that will allow you to rule in your city! Compete with your group to become the King/Queen amongst your group, while finding items around the city and completing fun challenges. Take a photo of the items you find and the challenges you complete to get points. Try to stay the King or Queen of your group for as long as you can and gain as many points as you can! There’s no time limit on Wacky Walks, you can play as long as you’d like, in any area of the city you decide. A remote host will help along the way via chat! Explore Charlotte with Wacky Walks!
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Charlotte City Scavenger Hunt Excursion by Crazy Dash 3,0· from $10
Crazy Dash of Charlotte allows your team to discover the city in a fun and different way. The game instructs you to find a variety of items that can be found in the downtown area. For every item you find, you’ll get points. You’ll also participate in exciting challenges for points as well. See how your points stack up to others on our app rankings. All our Scavenger hunts have a live remote host to help along the way. Come out and explore with us in Charlotte.
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Private Arrival Transfer from Charlotte Douglas Airport CLT 2,6· from $48
Skip the stress and confusion of finding a taxi upon arrival at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Instead, book this private airport transfer service and enjoy convenient, reliable, comfortable private transportation from the airport to your hotel in Charlotte, Ballantyne or Huntersville locations.
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Charlotte Scavenger Hunt: Lap Around Charlotte 2,3· from $12.31
Let’s Roam is the #1 app-led scavenger hunt company. Walk to all the best landmarks and hidden gems, answering trivia questions and solving challenges. Work with your team or compete against them, as you learn new facts and create memorable experiences. Let’s Roam Scavenger Hunts are great as an everyday activity, or for bachelorette parties, birthday parties, corporate team building events and more! Each player chooses an interactive role, with challenges varying by person.
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