Things To Do In Hickory

Up to 84% Off Dance Lessons

Hickory

$160 $29

Instructors lead one or two students of all experience levels through private lessons in a variety of styles

Up to 53% Off at Lunar Mini Golf

Hickory, NC

$16 $8

Black-lit mini golf course decorated with luminous animals and aliens

50% Off Tandem Hang-Gliding

Kings Creek

$230 $119

Take in bird’s-eye views soaring high above the earth during tandem hang-gliding flight

Up to 57% Off Zipline Tour for Two in Morganton

Morganton

$138 $59

Course with multiple ziplines, rope bridges & tunnels; 32-foot climbing tower; & 50-foot-high educational treehouses

Up to 58% Off at Mimosa Hills Golf and Country Club

Morganton

$86 $39

Players head out for 18-hole rounds of golf on a course designed by the renowned Donald Ross

Up to 52% Off a Horseback-Riding Membership

Lake Norman

$158 $79

Equestrian-club membership with monthly English and Western rides on 13 acres of pasture or inside a lighted arena

Up to 54% Off Reptile Encounter

Troutman

$250 $125

Meet reptiles such as crocodiles and great pythons with up to five of your friends inside an interactive center filled with scaly creatures

50% Off Safari Encounter at Zootastic Park

Troutman

$500 $249

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For one hour, guests can interact with baby animals such as a tiger, camel, kangaroo, and lemurs; guests may take pictures throughout

Up to 62% Off a Standup-Paddleboarding Adventure

Multiple Locations

$99 $45

Guides impart paddling and water-safety tips before students glide solo along North Carolina's scenic shorelines

Up to 61% Off at Athletic Edge Sports Performance

Mooresville

$255 $100

Certified trainer leads students of all fitness levels during challenging indoor boot-camp sessions

Up to 55% Off Bowling, Shoes, and Billiards for 6

Mooresville

$64.95 $29

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Guests can stay entertained with bowling, billiards, and an arcade

Up to 71% Off Training at Empower Fitness

Morrison Plantation

$99 $29

Clients wear heart monitors during Heartzone training sessions with up to 10 participants; one-on-one sessions focus on personal goals

78% Off Boot Camp from Thor's Elite Fitness

Lakeside Park

$129 $29

Trainer leads indoor and outdoor workouts for all fitness levels that consist of calisthenics, cardio drills, and light weightlifting

Up to 60% Off All-Day Paintball Packages

Moore

$49.95 $19.95

Paintball packages include equipment, all-day play pass and air, and 500 paintballs per person

Up to 67% Off Yoga or Pilates at Ahlara International

Mooresville

$120 $47

Instructors lead groups of students through balancing, restorative movements suited for a variety of levels during yoga or pilates classes

49% Off Martial-Arts Lessons

Jonesville

$89 $45

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 76% Off Martial-Arts Classes or Karate Party

Multiple Locations

$49 $24

Classes teach self-confidence and self-defense to toddlers through adults in karate, tae kwon do, and Krav Maga styles

Up to 54% Off Shooting-Range Outing

Mooresville

$41 $19

NRA-certified instructors teach range safety rules before visitors fire in 15 indoor lanes, with an option to add extra private instruction

50% Off a Standup-Paddleboard Lesson

Multiple Locations

$125 $62

Certified WPA and PaddleFit instructors teach everything from safety to basic standup-paddleboard maneuvers

88% Off Handgun-Shooting Package

Cornelius

$234.50 $29

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Eco-friendly range with a focus on safety and a five-star rating from the National Shooting Sports Foundation

Up to 71% Off Boot Camp Classes

Cornelius

$50 $15

High-energy group classes challenge participants through combination of boxing, plyometrics, body weight exercises, and flexibility training

Up to 60% Off Private and Group Dance Lessons

Multiple Locations

$249 $99

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Experienced dance instructors lead private ballroom-, Latin-, and swing-dance classes as well as social group lessons

Up to 74% Off Boxing-Gym Access

Cornelius

$47.50 $15

Unlimited access to boxing gym with 30-, 45-, and 60-minute workout classes that can start when you walk in the door

72% Off Boot-Camp Classes

Cornelius

$140 $39

Challenging, fun workouts build cardio and muscular endurance while burning fat

Up to 55% Off Self-Defense Course

Cornelius

$50 $24

Experienced public safety trainers teach men, women, and children techniques designed to help avoid violent crime situations

Up to 53% Off Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Classes

Denver

$100 $49

Study the world-renowned ground-fighting style of Brazilian jiu-jitsu, including takedowns, joint locks, chokeholds, and gi wrestling

Up to 51% Off a Half- or Full-Day Kayak Rental

Lake Norman of Catawba

$50 $25

Water lovers spend hours kayaking on Lake Norman

51% Off Guided Fishing Trip

Lake Norman

$200 $99

Guides escort up to six anglers per boat on three-hour afternoon trip to catch fish such as largemouth bass, catfish, and perch

Half Off from Ghost Walk of Davidson

Davidson

$20 $10

Local history buff spins ghost stories and guide tour-goers along Davidson’s quaint, brick-lined sidewalks

94% Off MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

$350 $20

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

Up to 57% Off Mini Golf and Arcade Games

Gastonia

$18.50 $8

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The facility has three 18-hole courses with tunnels and waterfalls and 33 arcade games

Up to missing id b007f64e-6c9e-11e2-9cec-00259060b644 Off Zumba Fitness Classes

Multiple Locations

$35 $18.75

Instructors demonstrate easy-to-follow dance steps during 60-minute dance-fitness classes, which sync cardio moves with catchy music

Up to 66% Off Group Yoga Hike for One or Two

Crowders Mountain State Park

$95 $35

During a three- to six-hour group hike through a beautiful national park, certified yoga instructors make trailside stops for yoga practice

65% Off Boot Camp

Multiple Locations

$80 $28

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you.

Up to 53% Off Horseback-Riding Lessons

Gastonia

$80 $40

English saddle-seat instruction coupled with the horse-care fundamentals of grooming and tacking during lessons held on a 30-acre farm

Up to 61% Off at Hidden Valley Golf Club

West Columbia

$80 $40

18-hole, par 72 course stretches across 6,757 yards of immaculate fairways nestled in the shadows of mature hardwoods and carolina pines

Up to 90% Off at About Face Bootcamp

Multiple Locations

$365 $39

Boot camps cover circuit training, weight training, and cardio to help shape and tone bodies

Up to 53% Off Horseback-Riding Lessons

Gastonia

$80 $40

Husband-and-wife team runs a 22-acre horse farm with outdoor and indoor riding rings; lessons tailored to all levels of riders

Up to 59% Off at Kate's Skating Rink

Multiple Locations

$45 $19

Classic roller-skating rink boasts pizza by the slice, an indoor playground, and an expansive arcade for family fun

Up to 65% Off Scuba Certification

Lowell

$350 $149

Earn a lifelong scuba certification with open-water dives in a local rock quarry

71% Off Intro to CrossFit Classes

Multiple Locations

$135 $39

Expert trainers lead small groups through beginner-level classes designed to safely introduce them to the high-intensity CrossFit regimen

50% Off North Carolina Brewers & Music Festival Ticket

Huntersville

$44 $22

Music by Greensky Bluegrass, Sol Driven Train, and Big Daddy Love fills the night as guests scoop up tasty eats and drink craft beers

55% Off Martial-Arts Lessons

Huntersville

$139 $63

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

94% Off Martial-Arts Classes

Multiple Locations

$324 $20

Students don uniforms for karate, tae kwon do, or krav maga

Up to 51% Off Paddleboarding Lesson and Tour

Huntersville

$70 $35

Instructors teach basic standing and paddling techniques and introduce ecosystem and wildlife of Mountain Island Lake during 90-minute tours

Up to 61% Off Mini Golf

Belmont

$30 $13

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Access to billiards and a 3-D black-light mini-golf course

Sky Valley Zip Tours – Up to 56% Off Ziplining

Blowing Rock

$158 $69

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Ten zip lines soar through one-mile course at elevations of up to 300 ft. for panoramic views on mountain zipline tour

Up to 54% Off River Tubing

Todd

$40 $21

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Groups of aqueous adventurers float along the peaceful waters of New River atop new tubes with built-in headrests

Up to 51% Off Rock Climbing for One or Four

Boone

$19.95 $10

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Guests scramble up an outdoor climbing tower outfitted in a harness, helmet, and climbing shoes, while instructed from the ground by staff

Half Off High-Speed Ferrari or Lamborghini Drive

CMC Northeast Stadium

$249 $125

A closed-course drive in an exotic car with a 500 hp. engine is captured on film

Up to 51% Off Classic Muscle Car Driving Experiences

CMC-NorthEast Stadium

$199 $99

Driver & friend cruise in a classic muscle car, such as '69 Chevy Camaro or a '66 Mustang Fastback, without the cost & hassle of owning one

Joffrey Concert Group – Up to 50% Off Ballet Performance

Elevation Blakeney

$30 $18

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The touring company of the Joffrey Ballet School presents brand-new pieces and classic works

Dierks Bentley Riser Tour 2014 — Up to 56% Off

PNC Music Pavilion

$68 $30

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Dierks Bentley, Chris Young, and Chase Rice sing from the heart and get crowds dancing with pop-tinged country

Circus Blast – Up to 61% Off

THE PARK EXPO

$99.95 $39

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Animal acts, thrilling stunts, and clowns roll into town for a 90-minute family-friendly spectacle

Up to 50% Off Improv at Charlotte Comedy Theater

Wet Willie's

$20 $10

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Interactive, R-rated performances featuring both long- and short-form improv

Up to 44% Off Girls' Soccer Summer Camp

Charlotte

$110 $69

First-time or developing players aged 4–12 refine technique during girls-only summer camps led by enthusiastic staff

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art – 50% Off

Charlotte

$16 $8

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Swiss architect Mario Botta designed the museum to showcase art in every space, including works by Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, and Max Ernst

Up to 65% Off a Cultural Kids' Summer Camp

Multiple Locations

$458 $159

Weeklong and three-day summer camps explore a different region every session, including Japan, China, Costa Rica and South Africa

76% Off One-Month Full-Access Gym Membership

Multiple Locations

$99 $29

Well-stocked gym with name-brand gear, childcare house, personal-training sessions, and group classes such as BodyPump, Zumba, and spin

Up to 51% Off Junior Tennis Camp

Multiple Locations

$175 $85

Kids spend their summer mornings learning the ins and outs of tennis during weekday camps

Up to 77% Off Capoeira or Brazilian-Dance Classes

Plaza Midwood

$150 $35

The Afro-Brazilian martial art capoeira combines acrobatics, music, and dance; Brazilian Rhythms teaches traditional dancing

89% Off Six Weeks of Martial Arts Classes

Multiple Locations

$349 $39

Expert instructors teach essential martial arts skills, as well as discipline and confidence

Up to 66% Off at CORE Wrestling

Charlotte

$100 $39

Wrestling memberships and camps help train wrestlers in the core values of respect and integrity and skills like positioning

Up to 61% Off at Carolina Adventure Guides

Charlotte,NC

$45 $19

Instructors guide participants of all levels in outdoor climbing or rappelling sessions; all equipment provided; bring snacks and water

57% Off Martial-Arts Lessons

Charlotte

$30 $13

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 84% Off Classes at CrossFit 704

Charlotte

$150 $29

CrossFit Classes use functional movements to help clients build muscle and get in shape

Up to 53% Off Boot Camp or Personal Training

Montclaire South

$75 $35

Cardio, strength training, and nutrition are topics of interest during boot camps or personal-training sessions

Up to 78% Off Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Classes

Henderson Circle

$130 $35

Instructors lead students in ground-fighting and sparring drills that rely on leverage to subdue opponents

Up to 80% Off Fitness Studio

Charlotte

$100 $24.99

Choreographers marry street-style dance with cardio workouts as students tone bodies and melt fat

Up to 62% Off at Yoga Shala Charlotte

Dilworth

$130 $49

Instructors lead Vinyasa-style yoga classes; moves can be modified to accommodate students of all ability levels

Up to 92% Off at Healing Strength Personal Training

Charlotte

$435 $39

Experienced personal trainers lead 4-week women's fitness bootcamps or offer a trio of personal training sessions

45% Off

Montclaire South

$75 $41

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

53% Off Personal Training at A Better You Fitness

Ballantyne West

$255 $120

A one-hour assessment uses various tests and measurements to inform three personalized workout sessions

55% Off Services

Charlotte

$40 $18

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you.

Up to 83% Off at Ballantyne Ballroom

Ballantyne East

$140 $29

Experienced instructors lead dancers through private, personalized lessons and group lessons

Up to 60%% Off at Apex Martial Arts

Charlotte

$124 $49

Beginners can boost their core competency with a specialized intro program; full access allows students to take part in weekly classes

50% Off a Haunted-History Walking Tour

First Ward

$50 $25

A two-hour walking tour covers Charlotte's most haunted areas and allows guests to conduct their own paranormal investigation

58% Off Boxing and Kickboxing Workouts

Charlotte

$45.50 $19

Clients blast calories and sculpt their cores with one-hour boxing and kickboxing workouts, which include work both on and off the bag

Up to 86% Off Boot Camp or Semiprivate Training

Ballantyne West

$200 $29

Tone muscles during a 45-minute circuit of sprints, plyometrics, and strength-training drills, or opt for 30-minute training sessions

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At Curves, exercisers of all fitness levels move around a circuit of hydraulic-resistance machines that have been designed to work with women's bodies and promote weight loss, protect against osteoporosis, and deal with arthritis. An experienced trainer is always nearby to help manage machine-maneuvering and muscle making. Instead of fiddling with weight stacks, filling medicine balls with medicine, and losing your momentum, the hydraulic machines account for different body weights and fitness levels to create resistance that matches one's abilities, which thereby decreases the risk of soreness or injury. Because traditional lift-and-lower motions create bulky muscles, each machine uses push-and-pull motions to create toned, lean muscles perfect for crushing a grapefruit without looking like you can.

1768 N Center St
Hickory,
NC
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Located just a short distance from Charlotte and Winston-Salem, The Spa at Rock Barn is considered a "hidden treasure." The Spa offers a variety a spa treatments along with an unforgettable state-of-the-art spa area including a heated indoor mineral pool, therapeutic waterfall whirlpool, Jacuzzi's, sauns and steam rooms.

3791 Club House Dr NE
Conover,
NC
US

Horses may spend most of their day standing, but at Mimosa Hills Farm, they rarely just stand around. Crosby, the farm's owner, keeps the steeds constantly occupied, making them available casual trail rides across the farm as well as regular riding and driving lessons. But just as with a ten-gallon hat with a built-in spigot never loses its usefulness, the mounts' duties extend beyond the saddle. They also help teach husbandry lessons during educational farm days and provide the natural materials for making horsehair jewelry—a popular activity at Mimosa Hills. Perhaps most importantly, the animals serve as vital companions during the regional shows in which Crosby regularly participates.

671 Hopewell Road
Morganton,
NC
US

At the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park surrounds a 5-acre lake with a constellation of camping stations and activity centers. The Garcia family graciously plays host to guests who careen down the twists and turns of the park's 300-foot waterslide, play mini golf, or cast lines into the lake to catch waiting fish. Along with opportunities to connect with nature and name every tree after their fathers, the Garcias furnish visitors with space to set up tents, pop-ups, and RVs, or stay in the ground's own rough-hewn cabins. They also provide showers and laundry facilities to help campers maintain ties with civilization. The family becomes especially excited when pointing guests in the direction of North Carolina's Chimney Rock or Grandfather Mountain for hikes and breathless sightseeing adventures.

1210 Deacon Dr
Marion,
NC
US

From the vibrant tubes and slides of the multilevel FunZone playground to the squeal-inducing Tubs-of-Fun and Red Baron Bi-planes, FunStation2000's rides and games engage youngsters of all ages. As the Himalaya Rollercoaster speeds around its track, the laser-tag arena accommodates bouts between phaser-wielding teams. In the indoor batting cages, balls hurtle toward future home-run hitters and team mascots who need to practice dodging the swings of angry players. FunStation2000 continues enticing guests with a massive arcade and snack station full of treats including cheese pizzas, spicy popcorn chicken, and corn dogs.

In addition to accommodating spontaneous days of revelry, the center's staff hosts private parties, complete with game tokens, playtime, and pizza and cake served in the animal-themed party room.

1415 Wilkesboro Hwy
Statesville,
NC
US

Woodleaf and Pla Mor Lanes each boast 24 avenues of pin-busting entertainment equipped with overhead automated scoring. After lacing up rented footwear ($3/pair), players can squeak shoes against polished floors in the run-up to their attempts at an oft-elusive five-strike Butterball Turkey. An arcade and pro-shop occupy idle hands, and full bar and snack shops (not included with this deal) sate thirsty pin-pulverizers between turns.

2505 Davie Ave
Statesville,
NC
US