These are the top ranked things to do year round for the kids, there are many weekend events such as NC Hot Air Balloon Festival and more. If you have an event or have an activity that you have enjoyed please email us!

NC Auto Racing Hall of Fame

North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame
119 Knob Hill Road
P.O. Box 830
Mooresville, NC  28117

Web Site:

racecity mooresville


Mooresville, NC 
Race City USA

Mooresville Travel & Tourism Authority

Mooresville is the Home to many Race Shops and Museums. Visit Mooresvilles travel website for more info.
Web Site:

Race Shops


Lazy 5 Ranch

Highway 150 East
Mooresville, NC 28115

"Considered a MUST DO for any family visiting Lake Norman"

Web Site:

See more about lazy 5 ranch after the carolina traveler commerical to the left

The Catawba Queen

The Catawba Queen

1459 NC 150 West
Mooresville, NC 28115
(704) 663-2628


 A great way to relax with the kids and adults by taking a boat ride on the lake.

boat with sunset

Rent a Boat on Lake Norman

Lake Effects Marine offers High Quality Pontoon, Ski Nautiques and pleasure boats

8693 Hwy 150 East
Terrell NC 28682


Carolina Raptor Center

Take exit 16-B off I-77 (Sunset Road, West). 
Turn right on Beatties Ford Road and travel approximately 5 miles. Turn left on Sample Road. the Carolina Raptor Center is on the left 0.6 miles after you pass through the gates into Latta Plantation Park

Carolina Raptor Center Web Site 

Watch the interactive video to the left where you can look around while you walk thru the park!


Discovery Place

301 North Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC 28202


"The hands on, minds-on museum"

Web Site:

As one of the leading hands on science centers in the country, Discovery Place offers visitors the opportunity to gain a greater understanding of the basics of science, technology, engineering and mathematics in a fun, interactive and informal setting. Located in one of the nation’s fastest growing metropolitan areas, Charlotte, North Carolina, Discovery Place offers a family-friendly experience surrounded by the excitement of a bustling urban community



PIT Indoor Kart Track

Experience an adrenaline rush at the nation's largest indoor kart track. This 100,000 square foot facility features karts that sit only an inch off the track and are capable of speeds up to 40 mph. PIT also offers a laser tag arena, arcade and billiards.



Check out Denny Hamlin and his Crews visit to The Pit in Mooresville