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Things to Do in Charlotte

Do you have a layover, overnight, day trip, or an extended stay in Charlotte and the surrounding area? Why not get out and take in some Charlotte activities? We have 22 tour ideas.


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Attraction Tickets

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden General Daytime Admission Pass

Charlotte, USA
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 12.95


Create lifelong memories and reconnect with nature at this spectacular botanical garden. Known as the Carolinas' 'garden for all seasons,' this garden is set on 380 acres on the banks of shimmering Lake Wylie, and boasts fountains, trails, a visitor pavilion, and North Carolina's only... Read More

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Granny’s House Escape Room in Charlotte

Charlotte, USA
Duration: 60 minutes
Priced From: USD 26.75


Discover clues, unlock secret codes, and solve challenging puzzles in this 1-hour escape room challenge. Together with friends and family, see if your group can escape before time is up.

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SEA LIFE Charlotte Concord Aquarium Admission

Charlotte, USA
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 18.99


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. <span... Read More

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Beer & Brewery Tours

Public Brews Cruise of Charlotte

Charlotte, USA
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 49.00


Charlotte Brews Cruise aims to connect both residents and visitors to the city's burgeoning craft beer community. Our brewery tours offer guests the opportunity to safely and easily visit multiple breweries, taste plenty of samples, learn the brewing process, see behind-the-scenes where the beer is made and talk to the people who make it. Without question, taking a tour is the best, safest, most fun way to dive into the... Read More

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Beer & Brewery Tours

3-Hour Charlotte Brewery Crawl Tour

Charlotte, USA
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 54.00


This guided tour by golf cart 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.  You can also enjoy a variety of local beers on your... Read More

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Bike & Mountain Bike Tours

Charlotte Bike Tour

Charlotte, USA
Duration: 90 minutes
Priced From: USD 45.00


Charlotte, North Carolina's largest city, is a great place to explore by bike. On this morning or evening tour, pedal through sprawling parks and down beautiful tree-lined streets while learning about Charlotte's history, culture, architecture, art and entertainment from your guide. Highlights on this Charlotte bike tour include Levine Avenue of the Arts, the Mint Museum, the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, the Gantt Center,... Read More

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City Tours

Charlotte Comedy City Tour

Charlotte, USA
Duration: 90 minutes
Priced From: USD 25.00


Explore Charlotte's most interesting neighborhoods on this 90-minute bus tour with a comedic spin. As you cruise through town, a guide provides humorous commentary on the sights, sounds, and history of the Queen City.  The jokes you hear on the comedy bus are like the ones you hear in a comedy club. They can get pretty 'raw,' so bring your own beer or wine. Sit back and enjoy this hilarious, adult-oriented tour and... Read More

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Comedy

Charlotte Comedy City PG-13 Tour

Charlotte, USA
Duration: 60 minutes
Priced From: USD 25.00


This <strong>60-Minutes</strong> PG-13 comedy bus tour is fun and interactive for all alike.  No need to worry, the language is a little more tame with a little more comedy. You will travel through streets of Charlotte NC and the surrounding historical neighborhoods. Guests are permitted to bring their own beer and wine on the bus, but there is No hard liquor or food allowed. The bus is for loud and... Read More

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Cultural Tours

Holiday Lights Segway Tour

Charlotte, USA
Duration: 90 minutes
Priced From: USD 65.00


On this tour, each participant will explore Uptown Charlotte's rich history, art, architecture, parks and the beautiful holiday lights of the Queen City.

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Distillery Tours

Doc Porter’s Owner Guided Distillery Tour

Charlotte, USA
Duration: 45 minutes
Priced From: USD 15.00


Experience Doc Porter's Distillery on this 45-minute tour with a tasting. See where every product is made from start to finish, from milling and mashing to fermentation and bottling. Enjoy a taste of North Carolina on this comprehensive tour of the facility and tasting.

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Escape Games

The Detective’s Office Escape Room in Charlotte

Charlotte, USA
Duration: 90 minutes
Priced From: USD 26.75


The Detective's office escape room in Charlotte is a real life escape experience where you will be locked in a room with friends, family <br />or co-workers, and will be challenged to work together to escape. Your mission will be to discover hidden clues, unlock secret codes, and solve<br... Read More

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Escape Games

The Doll House Escape Room in Charlotte

Charlotte, USA
Duration: 60 minutes
Priced From: USD 26.75


The Doll House escape room in Charlotte is a real life escape experience where you will be locked in a room with friends, family <br />or co-workers, and will be challenged to work together to escape. Your mission will be to discover hidden clues, unlock secret codes, and solve challenging puzzles in order to escape within an hour.

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Food Tours

Charlotte’s Historic South End Food Tour

Charlotte, USA
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 60.00


Explore the dynamic culinary scene as we travel through Charlotte's Historic South End. We start at Vin Masters at the Atherton Mill Market (2000 South Boulevard Suite 610) and walk our way through the beautiful Historic South End. Meet the artisans who create these incredible culinary dishes and find out what motivates them. Learn about the rich history and view the architectural beauty in Historic South End only one mile... Read More

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Ghost & Vampire Tours

Haunted Evening Charlotte Pub Tour

Charlotte, USA
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 25.00


Explore the spooky and historic side of Charlotte on this combination ghost tour and pub crawl. We'll explore haunted pubs, hotels, buildings, and a chilling cemetery along the way.  Guests will have time to enjoy a delicious libation at each of our stops as the guide tells them all about the fascinating history of Charlotte and some of its most famous and creepy haunted stories!

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Ghost & Vampire Tours

Small-Group Tour: 90-minute Haunted Segway Tour of Charlotte

Charlotte, USA
Duration: 90 minutes
Priced From: USD 65.00


Instead of walking, explore Charlotte's darker side by Segway. Glide through Charlotte and enjoy Charlotte's Uptown ghosts and cover approximately 3-5 miles, which lasts about 90 minutes. Every city has a haunted history about it, so come hear the tails of Charlotte haunted history. This... Read More

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Historical & Heritage Tours

Biltmore Estate and Wine Tasting from Charlotte

Charlotte, USA
Duration: 8 to 9 hrs
Priced From: USD 375.00


From Charlotte, take an full-day small group journey with a professional 10th generation North Carolinian to visit America's largest privately owned home. Nestled in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains in Asheville, NC, Biltmore Estate is unlike any other in the country. You will surely find your imagination taking you back to the early 20th century as you walk the halls of a true American castle. The tour... Read More

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Historical & Heritage Tours

Charlotte’s Historical City Tour

Charlotte, USA
Duration: 90 minutes
Priced From: USD 38.00


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... Read More

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Segway Tours

Charlotte Segway Tour

Charlotte, USA
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 60.00


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.

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Self-guided Tours & Rentals

Self-Guided Charlotte Scavenger Hunt

Charlotte, USA
Duration: 2 to 3 hrs
Priced From: USD 11.00


Fifteen clues, two hours, one city - this is a self-led scavenger race that sends groups capering around town to solve clues. Unlike other city-wide excursions, this one unshackles racers from the tyranny of official start times and concrete dates. Players simply click on a launch code, head to the starting line, and begin the scavenger hunt whenever they've got a spare two hours. During the process, players will hear fun... Read More

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Stand Up Paddleboarding

Lake Norman 1.5-Hour Sunset Paddleboard Tour

Charlotte, USA
Duration: 90 minutes
Priced From: USD 35.00


With sunset over the lake, colors come alive and the tranquility of the water brings peace. A local favorite, join a 1.5-hour stand-up paddleboard cruise around exploring the waters of Lake Norman as the sun sets to the west. The Sunset Paddle Tour is an easy tour for paddlers of all abilities who want to watch a stunning sunset and leaves from the waterfront dock before sunset. Located only 30-minutes... Read More

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Airport & Ground Transfers

Private Arrival Transfer: Charlotte Douglas International Airport to Hotel

Charlotte, USA
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 17.29


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... Read More

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Private Departure Transfer: Hotel to Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Charlotte, USA
Duration: Varies
Priced From: USD 17.29


Avoid the stress of waiting for taxis or shuttle transfers and instead ensure peace of mind with this convenient private transfer from your hotel to the Charlotte Douglas International Airport. This airport transportation service operates from your Charlotte, Ballantyne or Huntersville... Read More

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