Looking for something fun to do? North Carolina has several historic sites that provide a fun and educational experience for those of all ages! The sites, which are mostly free or charge a minimal fee to visit include historic buildings, a gold mine, museums, and more. No matter the time period you’re interested, in there is something that will suffice.
North Carolina is home to 27 Historic Sites across the state. We’ve taken the opportunity to tell you about the ones you can easily make a day trip from Charlotte to enjoy. This includes some in the greater Charlotte area, the mountains, as well as closer to the Greensboro area. All destinations should be within driving distance.
Some portions of descriptions are taken from HistoricSites.NC.gov