Weekend Getaway

Spend the weekend exploring, then start planning to return! A few days is never enough to fit in all the fun you’ll find in Cabarrus County.

What’s Your Getaway Style?

When you spend a weekend in Cabarrus County, you can fit in a little bit of everything. See main attractions like Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord Mills and Great Wolf Lodge. Save time to unplug at parks and trails. Reconnect surrounded by downtown charm and refuel at restaurants that will satisfy cravings for everything from barbeque to sweets to shrimp and grits.

It’s too much to squeeze into a single day, so make a weekend of it. Better yet, make it a long weekend! Any time of year, there’s always something more to experience.

Design Your Dream Getaway

Looking for a fun family excursion? A getaway with the girls? Three days of thrills? We have weekend itineraries for all kinds of trips to Cabarrus County. When you finish one, come back to start planning the next!

barrel of whiskey

Year-Round Escapes

This destination has it all, every time of year. The area’s a mild climate and four-season weather means whenever you visit, you’ll find plenty of options for fun, indoors and out.

In spring, visit for unforgettable racing events including the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals and the Coca-Cola 600. Extend your stay to experience more springtime must-sees and enjoy an al fresco meal. Over the summer, our schedule fills with festivals, fireworks, baseball games and outdoor concerts. Fall brings crisp air, colorful leaves and pumpkin patches. In winter, bundle up and hit the trails, then warm up with exciting indoor experiences like sipping whiskey at a prison-turned-distillery.

kids driving go karts

Plan a Family-Friendly Weekend

When you’re visiting with the kids, a great home base is the Great Wolf Lodge, where you can speed down waterslides in the 80,000-square-foot indoor waterpark. You can also cheer on the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers, get an up-close look at more than 5,000 underwater creatures at SEA LIFE Aquarium and race each other at The Speedpark. Looking for inspiration? Start with our ultimate “Yes Weekend!” itinerary for families.

Home Away from Home

Whether your idea of fun is RV camping, a bed and breakfast or hotel with all the amenities, you have plenty of lodging options here.

Places to Stay