Charlotte - Leisure Activities - Attractions


Energyquest: This free, self-guided, high-tech tour through the world of nuclear power is located at the Catawba Nuclear Station. Plant tours are also available to visitors who call in advance to make reservations. 

Settlemyre Planetarium: Shows in the Settlemyre Planetarium explore the heavens using state-of-the-art audio and visual equipment, slides, and special effects. The stars under the dome in the planetarium provide a backdrop of beauty for educational and entertaining programs, which change with the seasons.

Paramounts Carowinds: Paramount 's Carowinds is a theme park of nearly 100 acres that brings movie magic to life in a world of entertainment. World-class rides, a new water park, shopping, restaurants, and live shows are featured. The park's 13,000-seat amphitheater also hosts top name concerts and festivals each season.