Go Green in 2014
Ring in the New Year and make those resolutions a reality in Cabarrus County!
Resolution: Spend more time with family and friends.
New Year’s Eve at Embassy Suites
Start the New Year in style with a stay at Embassy Suites Charlotte-Concord/Golf Resort & Spa. From New Year’s Eve Dinner for two at Rocky River Grille to a special delivery of a bottle of Yellow Tail Bubbles sparkling white wine, Embassy Suites has a New Year’s Eve package for you! During your stay, pamper yourself at full-service Spa Botanica or play 18 holes at Rocky River Golf Club, a premier public course ranking in the top 100 golf courses in North Carolina.
Great Wolf Lodge Snowball
Howl in the New Year at Great Wolf Lodge! Make your reservation today and treat your pack to a New Year’s Eve they’ll never forget complete with a Dance Party and Balloon Drop. With 84 degrees of year-round fun inside the largest indoor water park in the Carolinas, any time of year is a great time to visit Great Wolf Lodge!
Race Weekend Getaway
With major NASCAR series races in May and October at Charlotte Motor Speedway, NHRA events twice a year at zMAX Dragway and two incredible World of Outlaws shows at The Dirt Track, there are plenty of opportunities to satisfy your family’s need for speed in Concord! When the checkered flag drops, rest and refuel at any of Cabarrus County’s many lodging options from hotels and resorts to charming B&B’s just minutes from the track.
Shop and Stay Packages
Everybody has a race to run! If you prefer shopping over the speed scene, contact Guest Services at Concord Mills mall for assistance with accommodations in Cabarrus County including special Shop and Stay rates available at select hotels. Whether you're part of a bus tour, family reunion or group of girlfriends looking for a getaway, Concord Mills is an ideal group destination.
Resolution: Do something adventurous.
Ride or drive in a race car!
Whether you prefer the split-second adrenaline rush of a dragster or whipping through the banked corners of a superspeedway in a stock car, get behind the wheel and on the track with the Richard Petty Driving Experience, NASCAR Racing Experience, Roy Hills Drag Racing School, Pure Speed Drag Racing Experience and more!
Go ice skating!
From asphalt to ice, The Speedpark at Concord Mills has you covered! Strap on your skates and hit the 4,000 square foot outdoor ice rink. If you want to try your hand behind the wheel but aren’t ready for the Superspeedway, The Speedpark at Concord Mills features four tracks, all uniquely designed for go karting fun. Enjoy side-by-side racing with Kiddie Karts on the Junior Racer Track to navigating through twists and turns on the quarter-mile superspeedway oval. After you cross the finish line, take on 18 holes of miniature golf through tunnels, waterfalls and mountains.
Resolution: Learn a new skill.
Pan for gold!
Learn the techniques of panning and keep what you discover at Reed Gold Mine, the site of the first documented discovery of gold in the US. Reed Gold Mine is the only underground mine in North Carolina open to the public. Tour the museum of mining exhibits, walk through several hundred feet of mine tunnels and experience panning for gold.
Attend a DIY seminar at the Great Charlotte Home & Landscape Show!
On January 24 – 26, visit Cabarrus Arena & Events Center and explore thousands of square feet or exhibits featuring the latest in home and landscape trends! The show will feature wine tastings, live pottery demonstrations and more. Learn garden techniques from the experts and start turning your home and landscape dreams into reality.