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Concord (North Carolina)

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Concord[1] is a town in North Carolina, just north of Charlotte.

Get in[edit]

  • From Interstate 85 North in North Carolina, exits 49-58.
  • Charlotte Douglas International Airport [2]
  • Concord Regional Airport [3]

Get around[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

Historic Downtown Concord
*Historic Downtown Concord, [5].
  • Concord Memorial Garden, Spring Street, [6]. M-Sa 9AM-5PM (4PM Dec - Feb), Su 1PM-5:30PM.
  • Charlotte Motor Speedway, 5555 Concord Pkwy South, +1 704-455-3200, [7]. Home of near-constant racing events including NASCAR's All-Star race and the Coca-Cola 600. Occasional home of concerts and other special events. Among other special attractions, includes the opportunity to drive around the track or attend racing school.
  • Frank Liske Park, [8]. On 230 acres with a 10-acre lake for fishing and paddleboats. Also miniature golf, picnic shelters, an amphitheater, fitness trail, walking trails, sports fields and playgrounds.
  • Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates, [9].
  • Hendrick Motorsports, [10].
  • Roush Racing, [11].

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Charlotte Motor Speedway, 5555 Concord Pkwy South, +1 704-455-3200, [12]. Home of near-constant racing events including NASCAR's All-Star race and the Coca-Cola 600. Occasional home of concerts and other special events. Among other special attractions, includes the opportunity to drive around the track or attend racing school.
  • Frank Liske Park, [13]. On 230 acres with a 10-acre lake for fishing and paddleboats. Also miniature golf, picnic shelters, an amphitheater, fitness trail, walking trails, sports fields and playgrounds.
  • Ganassi Racing, [14].
  • Hendrick Motorsports, [15].
  • Roush Racing, [16].
  • NASCAR Speedpark, [17].
  • Dave & Busters, [18].

Buy[edit][add listing]

  • Concord Mills, [19].
  • Afton Village Shops, [20].
  • Historic Concord Business District, [21].
  • Carolina Mall, [22].
  • Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, 8181 Concord Mills Blvd., +1 704-979-2200, [23].
  • Natural Harvest Food Store, 20 Union St. S. 704-795-5500 [24]

Eat[edit][add listing]

  • Dave & Busters, [25]
  • The Little Dooey Blues & BBQ, [26]
  • Cabarrus Creamery, 21 Union St. So., +1 704-784-1923
  • Chef's Choice, 11 Union St. So. Ste. 103, +1 704-792-2433
  • Dragon Palace, 76 Spring St. SW, +1 704-785-8888
  • Ellie's Coffee Shoppe, 37 1-B Union Street So., +1 704-788-1513
  • Emma's Carolina Cuisine & Spirits, 11 Union St. So. #108, +1 704-788-1098
  • T & J's Deli & Sports Bar, 30 Church St. So., +1 704-784-3414
  • The Fatt Lady, 42-B Union Street South, +1 704-786-3288.
  • The Ibis Restaurant & Catering, 87 McCachern Blvd., +1 704-793-4244
  • The Sweet Pea Cafe, 16 Union Street South, +1 704-795-5500
  • Two Leaves & A Bud, Inc., 11 Church Street So. #100, +1 704-788-8327
  • Union Street Bistro, 49 Union St. So., +1 704-795-4902
  • What A Burger, 34 Church St. So., +1 704-786-1618
  • R&R Barbeque, 755 Pitts School Rd. NW, +1 704-786-1123 [27]
  • E. Noodles & Company, an Asian Bistro, 360 Exchange St. NW [28]
  • The Gateway To Athens, A Greek Restaurant, 360 Exchange St. NW, +1 704-788-2174, [29].
  • Java Jack's Cafe, 5391 Village Drive, +1 704-792-2800
  • Troutman Barbecue, 1388 Warren Coleman Blvd, 704-786-9714. 6 am-9 pm. Greatest barbecue in the area! lowest in town. (,40 yrs) edit

Drink[edit][add listing]

  • The Little Dooey Blues & BBQ, [30].

Sleep[edit][add listing]

Hotels and motels[edit]

  • America's Best Value Inn, 2451 Kannapolis Hwy, +1 704-788-8550 (toll free: 1-888-315-2378).
  • Days Inn, 5125 Davidson Highway, +1 704-786-9121 (toll free: 1-800-329-7466), [31].
  • Embassy Suites, 5400 John Q. Hammonds Dr (Exit 49 off I85, South 1 mile), 1-800-5607782, [32]. Free breakfast buffet, indoor pool, golf. Also home to the Rocky River Bar & Grill.  edit
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 9850 Weddington Road, +1 704-979-5600 (toll free: 1-800-426-7866), [33].
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 7772 Gateway Lane NW (Exit 49), +1 704-979-7900 (toll free: 1-800-Holiday), [34].
  • Sleep Inn & Suites, 7821 Gateway Lane, +1 704-979-8800 (toll free: 1-877-888-0526), [35].
  • Springhill Suites, 7811 Gateway Lane, +1 704-979-2500 (toll free: 1-888-287-9400), [36].
  • Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, 7725 Sossaman Lane, +1 704-979-5555, [37].

Camping[edit]

  • Lowe's Motor Speedway, +1 704-455-4445 (e-mail: camping@lowesmotorspeedway.com), [38]. Offers a variety of camping options from tents through RV hookups.

Get out[edit]

Routes through Concord
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