Shop & Stay: Concord Mills


Concord Mills is North Carolina’s largest outlet and value retail shopping center! From designer deals for fashionistas to exciting educational activities for little ones, Concord Mills offers hours of entertainment suited to everyone in the family. For extra savings and swag, take advantage of the Concord Mills Shop & Stay package at select hotels in…

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Experience Craft Beer in Cabarrus County during NC Beer Month


With more than 300 across the state, North Carolina is home to the largest number of breweries and brew pubs in the American South! Every April brings a month-long celebration of our state’s thriving craft beer culture, and Race to Taste is your guide to experiencing NC beer right here. Take part in this self-guided…

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Meet the Tastemakers


Before you raise your glass, get to know a few of the local Tastemakers. Meet eight of the area’s beer, wine and whiskey experts behind the booming craft beverage scene in Cabarrus County, NC. Robert Burrage, Lil’ Robert’s Place As the community’s “pioneer of craft beer,” Burrage offers an awesome selection of homegrown brews, wine…

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Creative Workshops & Classes in Cabarrus County, NC


Looking for activities to fill your craft-urday afternoon? These creative destinations in Cabarrus County offer DIY arts classes and hands-on workshops that are perfect for an inspired day or a fun night out with friends. AR Workshop With an array of home décor workshops to choose from, this boutique DIY studio offers the ideal environment…

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Art Galleries & Studios in Cabarrus County, NC


In addition to inspiring street art in Downtown Concord, Cabarrus County is home to galleries and studios where you can admire, interpret and even take home a masterpiece. ClearWater Artist StudioOriginally home to the City Water Works in the 1920s, ClearWater Artist Studio is a space for working artists to build their practice and community,…

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Treat Yourself in Cabarrus County, NC


Single or taken, Valentine’s Day is the perfect reason to indulge. Whether you’re planning a day of self-care or an entire weekend to unwind, celebrate this sweet holiday with these special spirits, artful desserts and designer deals here in Cabarrus County.   Pair Bourbon and Chocolate in PrisonLooking for an alternative to traditional date night…

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3 Ways to Add Some Zoom to Your Zen


Planning a weekend away to unplug and destress? Feel the rush first and then relax! Adrenaline & Zen is a wellness travel trend that pairs full-throttle activities with ultra-relaxing ones to intensify the experience. Add some zoom to your zen with this trio of ways to get your thrills and chill in Cabarrus County, North…

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Be Our Guest: Resources for Out-of-Town Wedding Guests


Welcoming guests for your special celebration? These three tools will help them explore the area and feel right at home. From rustic barns framed by cotton candy sunsets to the charming elegance of historic buildings downtown, Insta-worthy wedding venues are easy to find in Cabarrus County, North Carolina. But if you’ve already completed your site…

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5 Adventures for Your 2019 Travel Bucket List


According to the U.S. Travel Association, more than 700 million vacation days went unused last year. Don’t leave yours on the table! Whether you’ve got a fresh bank of vacation days or a short window to use what’s left, the New Year is an exciting time to assess your travel goals and plan on putting…

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Start Your Engines: 3 Fun + Fitness Pairings in Cabarrus County


From fun ways to jumpstart your New Year’s fitness resolutions to outdoor adventures for active travelers, here are three ways you can burn some calories while exploring all that Cabarrus County, North Carolina has to offer. Kannapolis Festivals & Attractions + 5K Races Motorized isn’t the only way to race in Cabarrus County! Stay in…

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