Carrigan Farms

1261 Oak Ridge Farm Hwy | (704) 664-1450 | website

For more than 20 years, the farm has been open to the public for pick-your-own fruits and vegetables and for famous hayrides enjoyed by all ages. Groups can enjoy swimming and picnics at the quarry by reservation. Fed by an underground spring and rimmed in rock that rises to 70 feet, the quarry holds ten million gallons of water. Perfect for weddings! PLUS – Don’t miss pumpkin pickin’ & Scarrigan Farms in October annually – the scariest halloween attraction in NC!

Carrigan Farms

Mooresville Museum

132 East Center Avenue | (704) 663-1873 | website

The Mooresville Museum is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to the preservation of regional heritage of Mooresville. Hours M, T, TH, F 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Wednesday 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM, first and third Saturdays 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Mooresville Museum

Zootastic Park

448 Pilch Rd, Troutman | (888) 966-0069 | website

While you can leisurely stroll through the park and visit the animals, a number of highly educational programs sets this zoo apart. Animal encounters are available for an experience you will never forget.

Zootastic Park

Mooresville Historic Walking Tour

If you want to see how Mooresville has progressed, follow the self guided walking tour through downtown.  The tour includes original town hall, the old train depot, the more than 100-year-old D.E. Turner hardware, the Charles Mack building and the Mooresville Flour Mill.  The tour begins at Willow Valley Cemetery, a central location with plenty of parking nearby.  Pick up your map at the Mooresville Public Library or at the Mooresville Convention & Visitors Bureau Visitor Center.

Mooresville Historic Walking Tour

Welcome Home Veterans Living Military Museum

165 N. Main Street (Richard’s Coffee Shop) | (704) 663-0488 | website

Dedicated to honoring America’s veterans and active duty military.  Enjoy a cup of coffee, a snack and see the artifacts that have been donated by patrons and patron’s families, some of which are priceless.  Thursday is a traditional free coffee day for veterans.  Saturday is music day where veterans and professional musicians gather to play bluegrass, country, traditional old hymns and patriotic music.

Welcome Home Veterans Living Military Museum

NC Auto Racing Walk of Fame

215 N. Main Street @Charles Mack Citizen Center | (704) 663-5331 | website

Walk among the legends at The NC Auto Racing Walk of Fame!   Sidewalk markers honor many of racing’s legends and greats, including Richard Petty, Dale Earnhardt, Junior Johnson, and more.

NC Auto Racing Walk of Fame

North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame

119 Knob Hill Road | (704) 663-5331 | website

The North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame features over 35 race cars dedicated to all types of auto racing. Relive racing’s greatest moments in the Goodyear Mini-Theater or simply stroll by the many showcases and displays.

North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame

Memory Lane Motorsports & Historical Automotive Museum

769 River Hwy | (704) 662-FORD | website

This auto museum features the largest private collection of retired NASCAR and vintage race cars on display in existence. View many one of a kind items, including a large collection of antique toys, pedal cars, bicycles, gas pumps, movie cars, tractors and vintage motorcycles, plus the largest known collection of racing Go-Karts in the world.

Memory Lane Motorsports & Historical Automotive Museum