Conveniently located along I-85 minutes north of Charlotte, Cabarrus (KUH-bear-US) County welcomes and invites group tours to discover everything this exciting area has to offer!
Known for motorsports, Cabarrus County is packed with affordable attractions and entertainment of all kinds. Here, each community offers a unique experience with everything from museums and historic sites to craft beverages, thrilling adrenaline activities, unmatched shopping and more. Plus, find a variety of dining options including independent restaurants alongside over 30 hotels capable of accommodating every group size and budget.
Cabarrus County is home to five municipalities — Concord, Harrisburg, Kannapolis, Midland and Mt. Pleasant. Easily accessible, the area is the half-way point between the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains and the Atlantic coastline’s Outer Banks. The favorable climate makes it an ideal year-round destination.
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These retail retreats make shopping an adventure! Entertain your crew at Concord Mills, the state’s largest outlet and retail value shopping center. Shop 200+ stores, including the state’s only Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, alongside entertainment from SEA LIFE Aquarium and The Speedpark. Then, hunt for treasure at some of the largest antique malls in the Southeast like The Depot at Gibson Mill, complete with 88,000 square feet, 750+ vendors, onsite diner and ample parking.
Continue the shopping adventure at local boutiques and enjoy the charming small town atmosphere in Cabarrus County’s Downtown districts. Independent restaurants, creative specialty stores, coffee and sweet shops, art galleries and so much more fill the storied buildings that line scenic main streets. Plus, get a taste of Cabarrus as you discover laid back local craft breweries, wineries and the local distillery, Southern Grace, where you can sip small batch bourbon and tour the prison-turned-distillery.
As “Where Racing Lives,” Cabarrus County boasts unmatched motorsports attractions making this destination unlike any other. Home to Charlotte Motor Speedway, The Dirt Track and zMAX Dragway (the world’s first all-concrete four-lane drag strip!), Cabarrus County offers fans the opportunity to see the speedway on a tour or from behind the wheel with driving and ride along experiences. The thrills continue indoors at NASCAR Race Shops, K1 Speed indoor kart racing and iFLY Indoor Skydiving!
Explore racing heritage on The Dale Trail self-guided tour and tribute to NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt Sr. More history awaits at the Mustang Owner’s Museum. Harmony and horsepower intersect at Curb Museum alongside the NC Music Hall of Fame. Go back in time at the Gem Theatre, one of the oldest single-screen theaters in continuous operation today. Tour underground tunnels and pan for gold at Reed Gold Mine, site of America’s first documented gold discovery.