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With experiences ranging from Driving a Stock Car and Hot Air Balloon Rides to Guided Fishing Trips and Hot Stone Massages, you are sure to find an incredible Charlotte experience gift guaranteed to please anyone on your list.
Ride next to a professional driver as the two of you race around the Charlotte Motor Speedway at speeds up to 160 MPH in a 500 HP NASCAR style stock car.
Feel the rush of racing a full size, NASCAR style stock car in Charlotte. Meet with the crew chief, hop through the window, and buckle up for a fact-paced, high-speed thrill!
Discover the thrill of flying on a Learn to Fly a Helicopter experience near Charlotte!
Increase the level of your drives, swings and putts during a golf lesson with a PGA Professional in Charlotte.
High thrills, aerial maneuvers, gunfire and G force is what you can expect when you hop into a Marchetti fighter plane to become a fighter pilot for a day!
Experience the gift of relaxation with a SpaFinder gift certificate, the most popular spa and wellness gift in North America!
Learn the techniques that will open the doors to the world of pottery, as you create your own functional art pieces!
Fish for bass, catfish, stripers and more in the waters of Lake Norman near Charlotte with an experienced guide. You might even bring home dinner!
Prepare for the adrenaline rush of a lifetime as a professional driver takes you on the ultimate thrill ride in a 2 seated, 800 horse power dragster!
Experience the thrill of driving a real life Dragster and feel a rush of speed and acceleration like nothing else!
The ultimate driving experience for anyone with a competitive streak and the NEED for SPEED!
Experience pure heart-pounding speed with a Ride Along in the passenger seat of a full sized, 600 horsepower, 2 seat, Indy-style race car.
Do you have what it takes to drive a full sized, 600 HP, open cock pit, open wheel, Indy-style race car?
Enjoy an exciting flight high above the Queen City skyline on the Downtown Charlotte Helicopter Tour!
Take in breathtaking views of lush greenery and the North Carolina countryside on a Lake Norman Helicopter Tour!
Experience the thrill and excitement of racing in a Sprint Cup style NASCAR stock car at Myrtle Beach Speedway. Prepare for the thrill of a lifetime!
Buckle up for the ride of your life as a professional driver takes you for a thrilling ride in a meticulously prepared 500 HP Sprint Cup style NASCAR stock car at Myrtle Beach Speedway.
BMW defines "Performance Driving" as the act of extracting the highest level of performance from an automobile by its driver under any circumstances - this experience will help you do just that!
Follow in the footsteps of legends like Ben Hogan, Jack Nickalus and Tiger Woods and immerse yourself in golf excellence at the world renowned Pinehurst Resort!
At your side is a professional Land Rover Driving Instructor. At your command is a world-class vehicle, raised and bred in the worlds most remote areas.
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At your side is a professional Land Rover Driving Instructor. At your command is a world-class vehicle, raised and bred in the world's most remote areas.
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Imagine an entire world completely invisible to your eyes. Armed with nothing more than UV lights, you will race through the night revealing glowing codes in hopes of reaching the treasure before your opponent does!
Created for the spirited intellectual, this DaVinci's Gold Scavenger Hunt will have you moving through the city, clue to clue, in a race against your opponent to reach the secret treasure.
Understand the influences affecting your life, from the past, present, and future by having your astrological chart analyzed.
Get in on the hottest & most happenin' things to do in Charlotte!
Experience the "Queen City" in the most majestic of ways with unique Charlotte experience gifts!
Tear around the track and road course of the Charlotte Motor Speedway, defying speed limits in the globe's top-performance collection of cars. Relish some of the most spectacular Charlotte events ever to hit the area's golf courses, right beside a PGA Pro. Take urban sightseeing to exciting, new places with outings like art classes and tasty tours in Charlotte. And so much more!
Think you have what it takes to tackle the 1.5 miles of Charlotte Motor Speedway asphalt? Suit up in racing gear and find out! Charge the track's four turns on an Indy or stock car ride along, as a professional takes the wheel to put the pedal to the ultimate metal, with no holding back on the car's horsepower! And if you're a thrill-seeker wanting to rev the engine by yourself, let loose with an experience that gets you driving the actual race car. And there's always the option to fulfill a dream of mastering the Myrtle Beach Speedway, too!
Want even more things to do in Charlotte and on the track? Buckle up for the exotic car ride along of a lifetime, sitting shot gun in a fast 'n' flashy set of wheels! Want to do the driving? Load up on laps in a Ferrari 458 Italia or Ferrari F430 around the .75-mile road course! And whip around the hairpin turns, taking heart-pounding straightaways at top speeds, satisfying a need for speed in a Lamborghini!
And speaking of straightaways, how does some drag racing sound?! One of the most enticing Charlotte activities takes you out to zMax Dragway in Concord! Experience the sheer delight that comes with ripping along the asphalt at increasingly greater speeds and distances, enjoying either a ride along or drive.
Of course, if your preferred way to enjoy Charlotte events involves a bit less engine-revving, and a lot more R-&-R, Cloud 9 Living offers the perfect ways for you to unwind.
Kick back in the city with food tours that tantalize the taste buds, urban excursions that mystify the mind, and hobbies that expand art horizons. And for the golf gurus — check out things to do in Charlotte and the surrounding area that make for the "par-fect" getaway! Tee up for a customized golf lesson with a PGA Pro, or grace the greens of the renowned Pinehurst Resort for unforgettable rounds on championship courses.
Make the most memorable rounds of golf happen with Charlotte experience gifts!
With its rolling landscapes and favorable climate, "The International Gateway to the South" is the perfect location for teeing up beside a PGA pro to get some solid practice in, or hitting the links to enjoy a golf getaway.
So how about getting the hookup from Cloud 9 living for the best anniversary or birthday gift for him? A golf lesson with a PGA Pro is the way to go when it comes to celebrating a special occasion with unique things to do in Charlotte! (Of course, there's nothing wrong with treating yourself to it, too!)
Take to the practice range of the Golf Depot Driving Range and Learning Center with PGA Professional Dave Bayko. As the perfect gift for any level of golfer (from beginner to 'practically a pro'), Dave will assess current equipment and level of playing, creating a lesson perfectly tailored to meet an individual's golfing goals.
This exclusive instruction typically features such topics as equipment selection, club grip, stance and swing mechanics, course and obstacle navigation, ball flight interpretation, short game strategies (pitching, chipping, etc.), putting techniques, and much more.
Without a doubt, this unforgettable lesson is something that should be at the tip-top of any list of Charlotte activities, for both locals and visitors to the area alike!
And for Charlotte experience gifts that offer a great way relax on the fairways of a resort, take advantage of a Pinehurst Golf Package! Boasting eight World-Class championship courses that have been played by the pros themselves, there's no more picturesque way to tee up and kick back with a special someone or a couple of best golfing buddies.
Want to scope out golfing that goes beyond the things to do in Charlotte? Golf lessons are offered with PGA Pros at a variety of courses nationwide! Plan the perfect present to celebrate a big day for a special someone who lives out of town, or for your own upcoming vacation!
Sip and sample your way through the most scrumptious things to do in Charlotte!
Cloud 9 Living's Charlotte experience gifts offer unique ways to explore "The International Gateway to the South."
So if your ideal way to check out Charlotte attractions is to let your taste buds do the walking, you've come to the right place! Charlotte is the perfect North Carolina hub for foodies looking to check out an array of hip, urban dining options.
Encounter the utmost in Southern hospitality on the tastiest of Charlotte tours, the "Soul of the South." Indulge in culture-filled bits about the area, as well as flavor-packed bites from renowned local establishments!
Stroll along the city streets and savor the fascinating finds about Uptown — intriguing histories, personal stories from residents, stunning architecture, Charlotte attractions and landmarks, and more! All along the way, treat yourself to a mouthwatering collection of cuisine — from family traditions to chef favorites, to classic and artisanal fare, and even farm- and market-inspired goods!
Charlotte food featured on the tour typically includes wine tastings, locally-made products, craft beer, gourmet bites, and more mouthwatering surprises.
So please your palate with one of the most unique things to do in Charlotte, and satisfy a hunger to explore "The Hornet's Nest," by taking the taste buds where they haven't yet been before!
Give touring and exploring a whole new meaning with unique Charlotte experience gifts!
As a hot spot of North Carolina that's booming with culture around every corner, check out things to do in Charlotte that will expand your horizons or get you hoppin' on a brand new hobby!
Answer some of life's greatest questions with an enlightening phone-in astrology reading. Or solve the riddles of the universe (or the Charlotte area, at least) by embarking on a city-wide scavenger hunt. Unlock the secret of DaVinci's Gold, hidden among renowned Charlotte attractions; or let your mind master the intellectual mysteries posed by an Illuminati Hunt — then reap the sweet rewards (and entertainment) that wait at the end!
Feeling creative and wondering what to do in Charlotte to let your inner artist loose? Get those juices flowing at a private pottery class! Learn the ins and outs of the world of ceramics as you engage in expert instruction on fundamentals like wheel work, slabs, coils, molds, and kiln-firing.
Let the studio's potters and impressive gallery inspire you to make a masterpiece that you will cherish for a lifetime — along with the wonderful memories of the art-loving experience itself!
Whether you're just visiting North Carolina or call it home, with captivating things to do in Charlotte like this, it's easy to embrace the memorable majesty of the "Queen City."