Suburban Extended Stay
7725 Sossaman Lane
Concord, NC 28027
Phone: (704) 979-5555
Fax: (704) 979-5556
This facility near the Charlotte Speedway hosts a number of shops and a museum for motorsports enthusiasts. This complex is especially compelling for fans of the Hendrick racing team, as the team drivers tend to stop by from time to time. Visit the website for more details on this state-of-the-art facility.
Children can explore the creatures that call the ocean their home at SEA LIFE Charlotte - Concord Aquarium. This aquarium boasts over 5,000 creatures that visitors can see and learn more about. There are also educational talks and 20 interactive exhibits that are specially designed for children. Be sure to visit their 180-degree ocean tunnel, where visitors are surrounded by various ocean creatures as they swim around.
With humble beginnings as a college center for veterans of World War II, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte has now grown into the largest university in the area. The extensive research facilities and exciting athletics program draw in students from all over the nation, and venues like the Robinson Hall for the Performing Arts, the Rowe Arts Gallery and the Halton Arena make it one of the city's main events hubs.
Sports, sports and more sports abound at this impressive center in Charlotte. Spread over 75000 square feet, this venue is home to many tournaments, leagues, camps, special events and more. With indoor facilities for soccer, football, hockey, volleyball, basketball and volleyball, you can indulge in your favorite pastime come rain or shine. They also have a fitness center on the premises. Now athletes of all ages can sweat it out through the year!
Founded on the basis of the teachings and beliefs of Jesus Christ, this congregation believes in serving people through the example of Christ the Saviour. The Church conducts various missions which helps people enrich their lives, to make it more meaningful. They even have praise and worship sessions where they thank God for the numerous blessing they receive and ask him to bless and protect them from all earthly dangers and evils. The University Park Baptist Church is even involved in a lot a community service by helping those people of the community who need help socially and mentally. They accept donations which are used for numerous works that they do.
Housing the Hezekiah Alexander Homesite, the Charlotte Museum of History plays a pivotal role in showcasing the region's history. Come and learn more about the area's fascinating past with exhibits like "Stitched from the Soul," "Community of Faiths," "Watch Charlotte Grow" and many, many more. Also open to the public is the 18th-century restored house of the revolutionary Hezekiah Alexander, a perfect example of living conditions during that era. Go back in time and discover all the past has to offer; check the website for the latest exhibits.
The St. Mark's Episcopal Church is a historic church located in Huntersville, North Carolina. The church was built in 1886 and features a combination of Gothic and English Country Gothic style architecture. The red brick structure also features beautiful stained glass windows on the inside. The site was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.
Lying 30 minutes north of Charlotte is a dreamy town called Cannon Village. The place is renowned for world-class home furnishings, such as linen and handmade rugs. The visitor center is a reservoir of information for events, festivals, shopping areas, travel, and other related details. The centre also houses the Textile Museum, which holds periodic exhibitions.
Formerly known as the Mecklenburg Country Club, the Charlotte Country Club is a known name among the elite of Charlotte. A prestigious institution since 1910, this club is a haven for those seeking some rest and relaxation, or an invigorating game of golf or a swim. Check the website for club details and membership information.
Birkdale Golf Club has all the trappings of a classy golf establishment, a few miles north of Charlotte. 200 acres of lush green, designed by Arnold Palmer, await professionals and amateurs. However, tee times have to be booked 8 days in advance. Birkdale's Conference Room, Birkdale's Club Room, and Palmer Pavilion are all rentable spaces on the premises, available for business meetings, private gatherings and charity events. Arnie's Tavern, an on-site bar/restaurant caters to hungry golfers.
This facility aims to help protect and conserve birds of prey, and is located inside the Latta Plantation Nature Preserve, a short drive from Charlotte. It seeks to educate people about raptors, erasing misconceptions that society has towards these creatures, and tends to injured, sick and orphaned birds. Due to imprinting and contact with humans, birds at the center cannot survive in the wild. They are, therefore attached to their handlers, and pose no threat to visitors. For volunteering opportunities and other information, check the website.
Affiliated with some of the top organizations in the country, this garden offers educational and vocational programs to the neighborhood residents. With this, it aims at educating the people of all age groups about the importance of greenery in our surroundings. Several schools send their students to participate in these workshops. For those who have a keen interest in this field, there are internship programs offered in collaboration with the Central Piedmont Community College. And for those who are looking for a hands-on lesson on roses, enroll for the course that takes place each February. For membership and further information, check the website.