When it comes to relaxing and unwinding, Cabarrus County residents know exactly how to spend to their downtime. If you want to hang loose yourself here as the locals do, we’ve got some great ideas for you:
Watch an exciting motorsport race
Since Cabarrus County is the heart of NASCAR country, it’s only fitting that locals spend their off-days at the track. Majority of the big racing shows are held at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Zmax Dragway, and The Dirt Track. The adrenaline rush you get while watching the race unfold is unlike any other.
Sample the best wines and brews
Cabarrus County is filled with several excellent wineries and breweries that the locals take pride and indulge in. The top breweries in the county are located in Concord, so make sure these are part of your travel itinerary. Go-to breweries include Cabarrus Brewing Company, High Branch Brewing Co., and Twenty-Six Acres Brewing Company.
For a glass of vino, head to Cougar Run Winery, Rocky River Vineyards, Dover Vineyards, and Douglas Vineyards. These wineries have tasting rooms where you can unwind while sipping on handcrafted wines.
Spend an afternoon at the park
The parks in Cabarrus County are more than just public spaces. These parks have a variety of facilities like ball fields, tennis courts, cornhole courts, splash pads, and fishing ponds. These provide Cabarrus County residents with venues to play and bond with their respective families and friends.
Check out the county’s top parks below:
- Frank Liske Park (Concord)
- Harrisburg Park (Harrisburg)
- Village Park (Kannapolis)
- W.W. Flowe Park(Concord)
- Camp T.N. Spencer Park (Concord)
- Dorton Park (Concord)
Go on a scenic nature hike
Hiking and walking along Cabarrus County’s many nature trails are among the many ways locals can enjoy nature and stay fit. One of the more popular trails here is the Buffalo Creek Preserve Trail in the town of Mount Pleasant. This 2.1-mile trail (one way) treats you to spectacular views of the mountain itself once you reach a certain point in Adams Creek.
Other great hiking and walking trails in Cabarrus County are the Pharr Family Preserve Trail and the Hector H. Henry II Greenway.
Play a round of golf (or mini-golf)
Another popular pastime in Cabarrus County is golfing. The county has several golf courses suitable for golfers of any skill level. Check out the fairways at the Cabarrus Country Club, The Club at Irish Creek, and the Rocky River Golf Club. For smaller courses ideal for putting, The Speedpark in Concord Mills and the Paradise Valley Golf Course have superb mini golf courses.
Attend a concert or a live performance
Locals have their fill of concerts, tours, and live shows in Cabarrus County. Outdoor concerts are especially popular here and these are typically held in the local community park. Other performances not to be missed are the unique plays and musical shows in Downtown Concord’s Davis Theater and the Cabarrus Arena.
If you want to enjoy what Cabarrus County has to offer 24/7, get in touch with us at The Gallagher Group at Southern Homes and we’ll help you find the perfect home in this spectacular region. Call us today at 704.960.0009 or send an email to krisgallagher02(at)gmail(dotted)com for more info on Cabarrus County real estate.