Explore countless things to do near Matthews and Charlotte

The Country Inn & Suites, Charlotte/Matthews, NC places you near a number of exciting things to do, like riding the roller coasters at Carowinds amusement park and exploring exhibits at the Mint Museum in downtown Charlotte. Racing fans can get their adrenaline pumping at Charlotte Motor Speedway or learn more about the history of racing at the North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame. If you're in town on business, you'll appreciate being close to the Bank of America Corporate Center and the Harris Teeter headquarters.

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14.32 mi / 23.04 km from the hotel
Climb aboard the thrill rides at this theme park, or spend the day cooling off in the water park or watching live shows. If you’re traveling with family, stop by Camp Snoopy for plenty of PEANUTS™-themed attractions.

Charlotte Motor Speedway

17.7 mi / 28.49 km from the hotel
This speedway hosts NASCAR racing, including the Coca-Cola 600, the Monster Energy All-Star Race, and the Bank of America 500. The complex is also home to zMAX Dragway, the only concrete, four-lane drag strip in the US.

Discovery Place Science

12.39 mi / 19.94 km from the hotel
Both children and adults love this interactive museum, where you can design and conduct your own experiments, journey through the human body using virtual reality, and create art on a giant LED board.

Fourth Ward

12.56 mi / 20.21 km from the hotel
Don't miss strolling the streets of Charlotte's most historic neighborhoods known as the Fourth Ward, featuring restored Victorian houses and a number of art and entertainment venues.

Historic Rosedale Plantation

12.43 mi / 20.01 km from the hotel
Carve out time for a guided tour of this federal-style plantation house that offers a glimpse of how Charlotte appeared in the early 1800s.

North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame

35 mi / 56.32 km from the hotel
If you've ever wondered about the history of motorsports, a visit to this nearby attraction in Mooresville can provide a thorough education.

Richard Petty Driving Experience

17.7 mi / 28.49 km from the hotel
Dream of being a race car driver? Sit behind the wheel of a 600-horsepower NASCAR race car and take up to 50 laps around Charlotte Motor Speedway with the guidance of a professional driver.

Mint Museum

12.44 mi / 20.02 km from the hotel
The Mint is North Carolina’s oldest art museum, featuring one of the largest collections of ancient and contemporary works in the Southeast. Look around the city for even more of the museum’s sculptures.