Family-friendly things to do in Charlotte.

Discover Fun Family Outings Near Our Mallard Creek Apartments

It’s been challenging for kids lately, with distance learning and limited playdates putting a damper on their social life. Thankfully, things are starting to look up. For those with little ones at our Mallard Creek residences, you’re in luck! There’s a treasure trove of family-friendly activities and attractions nearby, perfect for getting your children out and about for some much-needed fun.

Check out these fantastic family outings near Greenway at Mallard Creek for an unforgettable time with your loved ones!

SEA Life Charlotte-Concord

Dive into an unparalleled aquarium adventure at SEA Life Charlotte-Concord, boasting North Carolina’s exclusive underwater ocean tunnel. Discover interactive marine adventures where you can encounter rescued sea turtles, feel the texture of real sea stars, chuckle at playful stingrays, and watch in awe as jellyfish float gracefully. For a full list of exhibits, ticket details, and operating hours, visit the aquarium’s website.

Great Wolf Lodge

Beware: your kids may never want to leave Great Wolf Lodge. A stone’s throw from our Northlake Charlotte apartments, this indoor water park oasis offers slides, wave pools, and lazy rivers, promising endless fun. Once you’ve wrinkled up from water fun, savor a meal at the lodge’s eateries, hit a round of mini-golf, embark on the ropes course, or set a new arcade game high score. Plan your visit or stay by checking out the Great Wolf Lodge website.


A mere 15-minute journey from Greenway at Mallard Creek lands you at Frankie’s, the ultimate venue for everything entertaining. With options like miniature golf, laser tag, go-carts, bumper cars, bowling, amusement rides, and arcade games, you’re set for a day filled with excitement. Tickets can be purchased for individual attractions, ensuring you only pay for the fun you partake in. Frankie’s is the perfect spot for fun-filled days, birthday bashes, and special celebrations, featuring an on-site eatery with scrumptious food and a selection of drinks for adults. More details are available on Frankie’s website.

Charlotte Motor Speedway

Experience the thrill of speed at Charlotte Motor Speedway, where watching cars whiz by is just the beginning. The speedway offers not only heart-racing races but also camping, racing schools, kart tracks, and educational activities. To discover event schedules and more, visit the speedway’s website.

Discovery Place

At Discovery Place, learning becomes an adventure. This unique museum intertwines science, the natural world, and interactive fun, offering something for everyone in the family. Engage in hands-on creativity at the Thinker Space, dive into marine life at the aquarium, or explore human anatomy at the Being Me exhibit. Educational programs and classes are also available to broaden your child’s knowledge. For more information, head over to the museum’s website.

Victory Lane Karting

For thrill-seekers, Victory Lane Karting offers kart racing for the whole family along with bowling, axe throwing, virtual reality experiences, arcade games, and a bar and grill. Kids at least 48” tall can race under the supervision of professionals. Ideal for birthday parties and special events, learn more about what’s on offer at Victory Lane Karting’s website.

Monster Mini Golf

For a spellbinding golfing experience, Monster Mini Golf is less than 10 minutes away from our Mallard Creek apartments. This isn’t your ordinary mini golf course; it features 18 glow-in-the-dark holes, surrounded by an animated, interactive environment. Besides mini golf, there’s mini bowling, an arcade, and a laser maze to explore. Visit the Monster Mini Golf website to book your adventure today.

With so many exciting options nearby, boredom is simply not in the cards for your kids at our Northlake Charlotte apartments. Come see why Greenway at Mallard Creek is the perfect place for your family to call home.


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