|#1 of 30 Things To Do in Mount Holly|
~7.47 miles from Mount Holly city center
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|#2 of 30 Things To Do in Mount Holly|
Carolinas Aviation Museum
~7.47 miles from Mount Holly city center
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In mid-1991, the founders of the Carolinas Historic Aviation Commission, Floyd and Lois Wilson, heard that two hangars of historic significance to aviation on the grounds of Charlotte/Douglas International Airport were scheduled to be torn down. The smaller of the two was the original hangar built in 1936-37 for Charlotte’s first municipal airport, which Southern Airways then occupied.In July 1991, the Wilsons met with three other aviation enthusiasts to discuss what could be done to save these two hangars. All agreed to meet again the next month, inviting others who were interested in preserving aviation history to join them.In September 1991, 20 people met and agreed on the name for their group: Carolinas Historic Aviation Commission (CHAC). In October 1991, the group decided to ...
|#3 of 30 Things To Do in Mount Holly|
Us Air National Guard
5225 Morris Field Dr Charlotte NC - 704-391-4100
~8.51 miles from Mount Holly city center
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The Air National Guard (ANG), often referred to as the Air Guard, is the air force militia organized by each of the fifty U.S. states, the commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the territories of Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the District of Columbia of the United States. Established under Title 10 and Title 32 of the U.S. Code, the Air National Guard is part of the state National Guard and is divided up into units stationed in each of the 50 states and U.S. territories and operates under their respective state governor or territorial government. The Air National Guard may be called up for active duty by the state governors or territorial commanding generals to help respond to domestic emergencies and disasters, such as those caused by hurricanes, floods, and earthquakes. With the consent...
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U.S. National Whitewater Center
5000 Whitewater Center Parkway Charlotte NC
~8.81 miles from Mount Holly city center
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Offers mountain-biking, running trails, climbing center, kayaking, canoeing, and whitewater rafting.The U.S. National Whitewater Center is a non-profit outdoor recreation and athletic training facility for whitewater rafting, kayaking, canoeing, rock climbing, mountain biking and hiking which opened to the public on November 4th, 2006. The Center is located in Charlotte on approximately 400 acres (1.6 km2) of land adjacent to the Catawba River. The USNWC is an official Olympic Training Site for whitewater slalom racing.The creators of the Center were inspired by the Penrith Whitewater Stadium built for the 2000 Olympics. The Center's primary feature is the world's largest and most complex recirculating artificial whitewater river. The river was designed by three-time Olympian Scott S...
|#5 of 30 Things To Do in Mount Holly|
Schiele Museum Natural History
1500 E Garrison Blvd Gastonia NC - 704-866-6900
~8.91 miles from Mount Holly city center
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1500 E. Garrison Blvd., Gastonia, NC, 28054(704) 866-6900The natural wonders of North America and North Carolina coupled with the rich history of our region are all reflected in The Schiele's exceptional exhibitions and diverse programming. Admission: Non-city of Gastonia residents -- Adults/$7, Students & Seniors/$6. City of Gastonia residents -- Adults/$5... moreVenue Type: Museum / PlanetariumHours: 9 AM - 5 PM Mon - Sat; 1 - 5 PM SunAccessible to persons with disabilities.
|#6 of 30 Things To Do in Mount Holly|
McGuire Nuclear Station
12700 Hagers Ferry Road Huntersville NC
~9.24 miles from Mount Holly city center
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|#7 of 30 Things To Do in Mount Holly|
~10.01 miles from Mount Holly city center
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Metrolina Tradeshow Expo is one of Charlotte's largest and most versatile event facilities with climate controlled buildings, outdoor exhibit space and on-site parking. We also host private receptions and parties. The customer parking area can accommodate up to 20,000 vehicles and PARKING IS FREE to the public, for most shows. We are privately owned and operated.Metrolina Tradeshow Expo is where the International Collectibles & Antiques shows are held on the East Coast monthly.The Metrolina Tradeshow Expo facility consists of acres of outside display space, asphalt parking lots for ride and drive events, concerts, car shows, rv shows, truck shows, auctions, and motorcycle shows. On the property there is outside lighting & electrical hook-ups along with camping onsite.Here is a ...
|#8 of 30 Things To Do in Mount Holly|
Johnson C Smith University
100 Beatties Ford Rd Charlotte NC - 704-378-1000
~10.21 miles from Mount Holly city center
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Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU) is a private, co-ed, four-year liberal arts institution of higher learning located in the heart of Charlotte, North Carolina. It is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church. JCSU is also a historically black college. JCSU offers an assortment of academic programs, aimed at ensuring that its graduates are prepared for success in the workforce. JCSU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), and Council on Social Work Accreditation (CSWE). The school awards Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts, and Bachelor of Social Work degrees to its graduates. The school also presents many internship opportu...
|#9 of 30 Things To Do in Mount Holly|
Billy Graham Library
~10.43 miles from Mount Holly city center
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The Billy Graham Library opened to the public on June 5, 2007, and chronicles the life and ministry of Christian evangelist Billy Graham. The Library is located on the grounds of the international headquarters of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association in Charlotte, North Carolina, a few miles from where Mr. Graham grew up on a dairy farm.The Library conveys the story of Billy Graham —the man, the ministry, the message, and the mission and is styled after a dairy barn to reflect Mr. Graham's childhood on a farm.From the lobby area of the Library, visitors enter the main path of galleries that extends into the 40,000-square-foot (3,700 m2) complex. The galleries showcase numerous, short audio/visual presentations, pictures, sets, music, artifacts from historical occasions, and voi...
|#10 of 30 Things To Do in Mount Holly|
Charlotte Bobcats Arena
~10.64 miles from Mount Holly city center
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The Time Warner Cable Arena (also known locally as "TWC Arena", is an entertainment and sports venue located in the Uptown (downtown) area of Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. Its primary use is as the home court of the Charlotte Bobcats of the NBA. It made its grand opening in October 2005 for a concert by The Rolling Stones and hosted its first Bobcats game on November 5, 2005. The arena's center-hung Daktronics video screens measure 16 feet by 28 feet, making them the largest of any indoor arena. The arena is owned by the city of Charlotte, but operated by the Bobcats. It is also currently the youngest arena in the NBA.The arena opened in 2005 as the Charlotte Bobcats Arena. On April 8, 2008, the Bobcats announced a naming rights deal with Time Warner Cable, the area's largest cable tel...
|#11 of 30 Things To Do in Mount Holly|
Bank of America Stadium
~11.14 miles from Mount Holly city center
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Fine Museum and Education Center
420 W 5th St Charlotte NC - 704-338-7233
~11.24 miles from Mount Holly city center
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Us Marine Corps
401 W Trade St Charlotte NC - 704-344-6269
~11.25 miles from Mount Holly city center
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The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the United States armed forces responsible for providing force projection from the sea, using the mobility of the United States Navy to rapidly deliver combined-arms task forces. It is one of seven uniformed services of the United States. In the civilian leadership structure of the United States military, the Marine Corps is a component of the United States Department of the Navy, often working closely with U.S. naval forces for training, transportation, and logistic purposes; however, in the military leadership structure the Marine Corps is a separate branch.Captain Samuel Nicholas formed two battalions of Continental Marines on 10 November 1775 in Philadelphia as naval infantry. Since then, the mission of the Marine Corps has evo...
|#14 of 30 Things To Do in Mount Holly|
Charlotte Convention and Visitor
122 E Stonewall St Charlotte NC - 704-331-2700
~11.37 miles from Mount Holly city center
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It's a running joke in Charlotte that visitors only need to visit the Queen City once. Why? Because they end up moving here afterwards. That may not always be the case, but with a community so rich in captivating culture, colorful cityscapes, and cosmopolitan character, the thriving quality of life here is abundantly clear.
|#15 of 30 Things To Do in Mount Holly|
NASCAR Hall of Fame
501 South College Street Charlottle NC
~11.44 miles from Mount Holly city center
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The NASCAR Hall of Fame will honor drivers who have shown exceptional skill at NASCAR driving, all-time great crew chiefs and owners, and other major contributors to the sport. NASCAR has committed itself to building a Hall of Fame and on March 6, 2006, the city of Charlotte, North Carolina was selected as the location. Ground was broken for the $160 million facility on January 26, 2007 and it is expected to open on or around May 11, 2010, with the inaugural class inducted during the week of NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race XXVI. The new Hall of Fame is expected to bring hundreds of jobs and an increase in tourism to Charlotte. In addition to the Hall of Fame, the NASCAR Plaza, a 20-story office building, opened in May, 2009. The 390,000-square-foot (36,000 m2) structure will be the home of Hal...
|#16 of 30 Things To Do in Mount Holly|
Charlotte Convention Center
~11.46 miles from Mount Holly city center
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The Charlotte Convention Center opened in 1995 and was designed by Thompson, Ventulett, Stainback & Associates. The Convention Center offers a variety of banquet halls and meeting rooms perfect for any occasion.The Charlotte Convention Center opened in 1995 and attracts more than half a million visitors each year. It was designed by Thompson, Ventulett, Stainback & Associates (TVS).It has 280,000 square feet (26,000 m2) of contiguous exhibit space. The ballroom spans 35,000 square feet (3,300 m2) with banquet seating for up to 1,800 guests. Pre-function areas extend the ballroom space by 15,000 square feet (1,400 m2). There is also more than 90,000 square feet (8,000 m2) of flexible meeting space in 46 rooms.The LYNX and the Charlotte Trolley lines pass straight through the center ...
|#17 of 30 Things To Do in Mount Holly|
~11.49 miles from Mount Holly city center
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Discovery Place, Inc. is a private 501©(3) not-for-profit education organization dedicated to inspiring exploration of the natural and social world through extraordinary exhibits and educational programs that inform, challenge and engage audiences of all ages.Discovery Place, Inc. operates Discovery Place and Charlotte Nature Museum, and is developing a children’s museum, Discovery Place KIDS.As one of the leading hands-on science centers in the country, Discovery Place offers visitors the opportunity to gain a greater understanding of the basics of science, technology, engineering and mathematics in a fun, interactive and informal setting. Located in one of the nation’s fastest growing metropolitan areas, Charlotte, North Carolina, Discovery Place offers a family-friendly experien...
|#18 of 30 Things To Do in Mount Holly|
Charlotte Nature Museum
301 N Tryon St Charlotte NC - 704-337-2671
~11.53 miles from Mount Holly city center
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Get close to wildlife and walk among free-flying butterflies in Butterfly Pavilion, observe live animals in Creature Cavern, buzz by Insect Alley or just hang out in Our Big Backyard. Daily programming including puppet shows and hands-on activities, provide the opportunity for structured learning and informal play for kids of all ages.
|#19 of 30 Things To Do in Mount Holly|
Science Museums of Charlotte
301 N Tryon St Charlotte NC - 704-372-6261
~11.53 miles from Mount Holly city center
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A part of and operated by Discovery Place, the Charlotte Nature Museum is a science center dedicated to the natural world. Interesting members of the plant and animal kingdom reside here. You will find the magical creatures in the Butterfly Garden. Visitors can have a look at exhibits like Nature Nook, Insect Alley and Dragonfly Theatre among others. There are also various shows, events and workshops organized. Check the website for details.
|#20 of 30 Things To Do in Mount Holly|
NC Blumenthal Performing Arts Center
130 North Tryon Street Charlotte NC
~11.56 miles from Mount Holly city center
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The North Carolina Blumenthal Performing Arts Center (also NC Blumenthal Center and NCBPAC) is located in Charlotte, North Carolina. It opened in 1992 and is named in honor of the people of the state of North Carolina and the Blumenthal Foundation, the largest private donor to the capital campaign. The idea for the center dates back to the late 1970s. Momentum for the project grew in the 1980s resulting in a $15 million allocation from the state of North Carolina, approval of a $15 million bond by the citizens of Charlotte and an additional $32 million contributed by individuals, corporations and foundations. In 1987 the Belk Brothers donated a valuable piece of land as the site of the new theatre complex. Total construction cost for the Blumenthal Center was over $62 million.
|#21 of 30 Things To Do in Mount Holly|
Time Warner Cable Arena Uptown
333 East Trade Street Charlotte NC
~11.69 miles from Mount Holly city center
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Time Warner Cable Arena is home of the NBA's Charlotte Bobcats, the ECHL's Charlotte Checkers and is the premier destination for top-rated concerts and events.The Time Warner Cable Arena (also known locally as "TWC Arena" or "The Cable Box"), is an entertainment and sports venue located in the Uptown (downtown) area of Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. Its primary use is as the home court of the Charlotte Bobcats of the NBA. It made its grand opening in October 2005 for a concert by The Rolling Stones and hosted its first Bobcats game on November 5, 2005. The arena's center-hung Daktronics video screens measure 16 feet by 28 feet, making them the largest of any indoor arena. The arena is owned by the city of Charlotte, but operated by the Bobcats. It is also currently the youngest arena ...
|#22 of 30 Things To Do in Mount Holly|
Harvey B. Gantt Center
401 North Myers Street Charlotte NC - 704-374-1565
~12.12 miles from Mount Holly city center
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Harvey B. Gantt Center of Charlotte is a distinguished, 33-year old institution that preserves, promotes, and presents African-American art, history and culture through comprehensive programs and presentations in the visual arts, performing arts, and through innovative educational programs. Formerly Afro American Cultural Center
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Us Navy Dept
1300 Baxter St # 133 Charlotte NC - 704-375-4267
~12.48 miles from Mount Holly city center
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The United States Navy (USN) is the sea branch of the United States armed forces. It is one of the seven uniformed services of the United States. As of 31 December 2008, the U.S. Navy had about 331,682 personnel on active duty and 124,000 in the Navy Reserve. It operates 284 ships in active service and more than 3,700 aircraft. The U.S. Navy is the largest in the world; its battle fleet tonnage is greater than that of the next 13 largest navies combined. The U.S. Navy also has the world's largest carrier fleet, with 11 in service and one under construction.The Navy traces its origins to the Continental Navy, which was established during the American Revolutionary War and was essentially disbanded as a separate entity shortly thereafter. The United States Constitution provided the legal b...
|#24 of 30 Things To Do in Mount Holly|
Us Army Reserve
1330 Westover St Charlotte NC - 704-342-5104
~13.56 miles from Mount Holly city center
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The United States Army is the branch of the United States armed forces responsible for land-based military operations. It is the largest and oldest established branch of the U.S. military, and is one of seven uniformed services. The modern Army has its roots in the Continental Army which was formed on 14 June 1775, before the establishment of the United States, to meet the demands of the American Revolutionary War. Congress officially created the United States Army on 3 June 1784 after the end of the war to replace the disbanded Continental Army. The Army considers itself to be descended from the Continental Army and thus dates its inception from the origins of that force.The primary mission of the Army is to "provide necessary forces and capabilities ... in support of the National Secur...
|#25 of 30 Things To Do in Mount Holly|
Pfeiffer University Charlotte
4701 Park Rd Charlotte NC - 704-521-9116
~13.74 miles from Mount Holly city center
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Pfeiffer University at Charlotte, in Charlotte, North Carolina. is one of three campuses of Pfeiffer University, where the university School of Graduate Studies and School of Adult Studies are located. The university also has undergraduate campus at Misenheimer and two campuses in the Triangle, at Durham and Raleigh.
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Mint Museum of Art
~13.95 miles from Mount Holly city center
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The Mint Museum of Art is located in Charlotte, North Carolina, in a building that once housed the Charlotte Mint. Opening in 1936, it was the first art museum in North Carolina. Today it features permanent and visiting exhibitions with noted collections of American art, pre-Columbian art, American and European ceramics, American decorative arts, historic costumes and accessories, African art, Asian art, historic maps, contemporary art, and photography.The companion Mint Museum of Craft + Design focuses on contemporary craft.
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Us Defense Dept
800 Briar Creek Rd Charlotte NC - 704-344-6110
~14.28 miles from Mount Holly city center
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The United States Department of Defense (USDOD, DOD or DoD, initially briefly referred to as the National Military Establishment or NME) is the U.S. federal department charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government relating directly to national security and the United States armed forces. The Department of Defense is an evolution of the Department of War. The organization and functions of the DoD are set forth in Title 10 of the United States Code.The DoD is the major tenant of The Pentagon building near Washington, D.C., and has three major components – the Departments of the Army, Navy, and Air Force. Among the many DoD agencies are the Missile Defense Agency, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the Pentagon Force Protection Ag...
|#28 of 30 Things To Do in Mount Holly|
Charlotte Merchandise Mart
2500 E Independence Blvd Charlotte NC - 704-333-7709
~14.41 miles from Mount Holly city center
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The Park (formerly the Charlotte Merchandise Mart)2500 E. Independence Blvd., Charlotte, NC, 28205(704) 333-7709Tags: business, trade show, downtown, wholesale market centerVenue Type: Convention / Conference CenterNeighborhood: Coliseum Drive
|#29 of 30 Things To Do in Mount Holly|
~14.57 miles from Mount Holly city center
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2700 E Independence BlvdCharlotte, NC 28205(704) 335-3100
|#30 of 30 Things To Do in Mount Holly|
~14.64 miles from Mount Holly city center
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The Bojangles' Coliseum is a 9,605-seat multi-purpose arena and sports venue in Charlotte, North Carolina. It is operated by the Charlotte Coliseum Authority, which also oversees the Ovens Auditorium and the Charlotte Convention Center. The title sponsor is Bojangles' Famous Chicken 'n Biscuits. Bojangles Coliseum was opened and dedicated in 1955 as the Charlotte Coliseum. At the time it was the largest unsupported steel dome in the world. After the new Charlotte Coliseum opened in 1988, the name was changed to Independence Arena (named for its location on Independence Boulevard in Charlotte) and underwent an extensive renovation. In 2001 the arena was renamed the Cricket Arena in a naming rights arrangement with Cricket Communications. In 2008 Bojangles Restaurants, Inc. bought the na...