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Weekend with 8 year old

I was thinking of visiting Charlotte for a weekend with my daughter, who is eight (almost nine). What are some things you world recommend we check out?



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1. Re: Weekend with 8 year old

Uptown- Discovery Place (interactive science museum), take a Segway tour of uptown, depending on interest- Levine Museum of the New South, Betchler Modern Art Museum, Gantt African American Art Museum, Mint Museum (both uptown and Randolph Road locations)

Other places- Latta Plantation, National Whitewater Center (ziplines, canoe/kayaking, etc.), Concord Mills Mall (has just added huge aquarium)

Outside Charlotte proper, but nearby- Belmont, Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens,

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2. Re: Weekend with 8 year old

Awesome, thanks!

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Other websites to look at:



If this weekend, there were still tickets for this performance: Your daughter's age is perfect...


I think the play Driving Miss Daisy (like the film) is still playing @ Theatre Charlotte./


March 27: Polk Museum - Open-Hearth Cooking... http://www.nchistoricsites.org/polk/polk.htm


We get a lot of Canadian & European visitors who come with the kids; so Combining Carolina Place Mall, Polk Museum, & perhaps Bowling....



Carolina Raptor Center + Latta Plantation & pony ride?

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