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Located about half an hour from Charlotte, the Country Inn & Suites, Concord (Kannapolis) offers comfortable rooms and suites near Atrium Health Cabarrus and popular attractions. Venture into the Queen City to tour the NASCAR Hall of Fame or attend a Carolina Panthers game at Bank of America Stadium. Looking for things to do away from the city bustle? You and your crew can spend the day shopping at Concord Mills or Carolina Mall and cheering on the Cannon Ballers at Atrium Health Ballpark. Play miniature golf at Frank Liske Park, and ride the double-decker carousel at Village Park. Our location just off I-85 also makes it simple to reach roller coasters and water rides at Carowinds theme park.

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32.03 mi / 51.55 km from the hotel
Watch live shows and climb aboard the thrill rides at the theme park, or spend the day cooling off in the water park. You can stop by Camp Snoopy for plenty of PEANUTS™-themed attractions for the little ones.

Morrison Motor Car Museum

8.79 mi / 14.14 km from the hotel
View more than 50 classic and muscle cars at this museum just 10 minutes from Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Bank of America Stadium

22.3 mi / 35.89 km from the hotel
Join 75,000 other fans in Uptown Charlotte to cheer on the Carolina Panthers NFL football team. This open-air, natural grass stadium features 151 luxury suites and five suite clubs.

Charlotte Convention Center

22.18 mi / 35.69 km from the hotel
Located in Uptown Charlotte, this convention center hosts everything from corporate galas to trade shows. You can grab a meal at the on-site food court or take a break to explore adjacent downtown attractions such as the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

Charlotte Motor Speedway

9.02 mi / 14.51 km from the hotel
This speedway hosts NASCAR racing, including the Coca-Cola 600 and the Bank of America ROVAL™ 400. The complex is also home to zMAX Dragway, the only concrete, four-lane drag strip in the US.

Concord Mills

10.11 mi / 16.27 km from the hotel
North Carolina’s largest shopping center, Concord Mills is home to more than 180 restaurants and stores, including favorites like H&M, Nike, and Michael Kors. Take a break from shopping to explore SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord, the mall’s own aquarium.

Discovery Place Science

21.66 mi / 34.85 km from the hotel
Both children and adults love this interactive museum, where you can design and conduct your own experiments, journey through the human body using virtual reality, and meet unique animals face-to-face.

Frank Liske Park

7.27 mi / 11.7 km from the hotel
Formerly a working farm for the Stonewall Jackson Training School, this magnificent park features a 10-acre lake, picnic shelters, playgrounds, and tennis courts.

Atrium Health Ballpark

3.25 mi / 5.23 km from the hotel
This 4,930-seat facility is home to the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers baseball team and features amenities like family picnic areas, eight suites, and a Sky Lounge. You can let your kids play at the 20,000-square-foot Kids Zone that includes an interactive splash pad.

PNC Music Pavilion

11.76 mi / 18.93 km from the hotel
This outdoor performance venue is the perfect choice for a summer concert or festival. Get your tickets to see stars like Florida Georgia Line, The Doobie Brothers, and Dave Matthews Band.

Richard Petty Driving Experience

9.02 mi / 14.51 km from the hotel
Have you ever dreamed of being a race car driver? Sit behind the wheel of a 600-horsepower NASCAR race car and take some laps around Charlotte Motor Speedway with the guidance of a professional driver.

Spectrum Center

21.8 mi / 35.08 km from the hotel
See the Charlotte Hornets dribble the ball down their own court at Spectrum Center. If basketball isn’t your go-to, check the schedule for events ranging from pop concerts to bull-riding competitions.