Indoor Fun in Cabarrus County, NC

January 12, 2020

Here’s where to find a weatherproof good time.

In Cabarrus County, you can swim, race and even skydive indoors! From making the most of a race day rain delay to beating the summer heat, these options for indoor activities are ideal when Mother Nature isn’t being very pleasant. Each attraction offers hours of fun for the entire family all under one climate-controlled roof.

SEA LIFE Aquarium
This underwater world features 16 different animal exhibits, a 180-degree Ocean Tunnel and over 5,000 creatures! SEA LIFE also offers special exhibits and events seasonally. Along with festive activities, kids can enjoy underwater pumpkin carving at Halloween and a visit to see Scuba Claus during Christmastime.

Stingray swims over visitors inside the aquarium's ocean tunnel,

A stingray swims over visitors inside the 180-degree Ocean Tunnel at SEA LIFE Aquarium.

 

NASCAR Hall of Fame
From the sport’s beginnings on the beaches of Daytona to present day, the NASCAR Hall of Fame houses the story of stock car racing. A bucket list item for any race fan, this interactive entertainment attraction honors the history and heritage of NASCAR with 40,000-square-feet of high-octane exhibit space.

Race cars line the NASCAR Hall of Fame's signature Glory Road exhibit.

NASCAR Hall of Fame’s signature Glory Road exhibit greets guests as they enter.

 

K1 Speed
At K1, every lap is a race against your best time! This dynamic track features all-electric indoor karting which means minimal noise and no exhaust fumes making it the perfect spot to hang out. Challenge your friends on the track, take your picture on the podium and then stop at the Pit Café for a snack.

Racers drive on K1 Speed's indoor go kart track.

Racers drive on the Concord Super Track, the longest of any K1 Speed track.

 

iFLY Indoor Skydiving
Fly through the air and feel the adrenaline rush! At iFLY, certified instructors take the scary out of skydiving and help you soar confidently inside the wind tunnel. Plus, it’s an unforgettable experience the whole family can enjoy. Flyers can be as young as 3 years of age and no experience is needed.

Instructor guides flyer inside wind tunnel during indoor skydiving experience

iFLY Instructors guide flyers throughout the indoor skydiving experience.

 

Great Wolf Lodge
Getting wet outside is no fun, but inside is a different story. Instead of being drenched by rain, stand under the giant Tipping Bucket as it spills from atop the water fort treehouse! This themed resort also features 11 waterslides in the 80,000 square-foot indoor water park and plenty of dryland activities.

Visitors exploring Great Wolf Lodge's Maqiquest in Concord, NC

Visitors exploring Great Wolf Lodge’s Maqiquest in Concord, NC

Concord Mills
North Carolina’s largest outlet and value retail shopping center is home to over 200 stores! But shopping is just part of what you can plan to do at Concord Mills. Shop for designer deals and the latest fashion trends, plus see a movie, race go karts, explore the aquarium and more all at one convenient location.

Shoppers exploring Concord Mills Mall in Concord, NC

Shoppers explore the recently renovated Concord Mills center.

 

Start planning your indoor adventure now! Learn more about Great Wolf Lodge and other accommodations in Cabarrus County, North Carolina with this list of Places to Stay.

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