When you live at Elizabeth Station, it comes with an unspoken guarantee – boredom is not an option. Not only are is there tons of fun to be had on-property with amenities like a pool, clubroom, and grilling areas, but there are nearly endless entertainment options located nearby for when you want to get out of the house and let loose.
Pamper yourself with some alone time or grab a group of friends and hit the town. Whatever you do for fun – you’ll find it within a short drive from our apartments in Charlotte, NC. Here are just a few ideas to help you plan your next outing.
Studio Movie Grill
Why go to a regular movie theatre when you can go to Studio Movie Grill? An ideal outing for all ages, Studio Movie Grill combines first-run movies with in-theater dining for an all-in-one entertainment experience. At the push of a button, you can order a meal from the extensive American Grill menu or full-service bar and have it delivered directly to your comfortable assigned seat. Check showtimes, view menus, and more at the Studio Movie Grill website.
If you want to take your fun outdoors, head to Freedom Park – just over 3 miles from Elizabeth Station. This 98-acre park is the perfect place to spend a Saturday with friends, family, or even by yourself! Freedom Park boasts four baseball fields, batting cages, 12 tennis courts, four soccer fields, playgrounds, walking paths, playgrounds, picnic shelters, and a 7-acre lake. If that doesn’t scream fun, we don’t know what does. View all the amenities and features on the Freedom Park website.
Belk Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center
Featuring state-of-the-art equipment, the Belk Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center hosts events from grand opera to rock concerts to author readings and stand-up comedy – and it’s less than 2 miles away from our apartments in Charlotte, NC. The horseshoe-shaped theater creates an intimate atmosphere with world-class acoustics and is the ultimate place to see any show or performance. Take a closer look at the seating chart and view upcoming performances and events at the Belk Theater website.
Independence Park is another great option for when you want to head outside, relax, and get some fresh air. With just 19-acres, this park is still jam-packed with fun and activities. The park boasts a baseball field, basketball courts, volleyball courts, table tennis, shelters with grills, walking trails, and a playground for the kiddos. Picnic time, anyone? See all of the amenities and features on the park’s website.
Bank of America Stadium
You only need to drive less than 10 minutes to reach one of the largest entertainment venues in the Carolinas – the Bank of America Stadium. Most notable home to the Carolina Panthers, this massive stadium boasts nearly 75,000 seats and sits on 33 acres. Not only can you catch NFL games, but guests can expect to see college sports, big-name concerts, and the stadium will be the future home of Charlotte FC of Major League Soccer. Visit the Bank of America Stadium’s website for event schedules, tickets, and more.
Romare Bearden Park
Named for Charlotte-born artist Romare Bearden, the Romare Bearden Park is just over 2.5 miles from Elizabeth Station. The 5.4-acre park offers fitness and cultural programs throughout the year and features two gardens, a courtyard of dining tables, a formal event field, several waterfalls, and a play area with interactive dance chimes. Keep an eye out for upcoming events at the park’s website.
The Mint Museum
Showcasing hundreds of collections of art and design from around the globe, The Mint Museum is comprised of the Mint Museum Randolph and Mint Museum Uptown. The Mint Museum Randolph was the first art museum in North Carolina and features numerous permanent and rotating collections. The Uptown location boasts collections of glass, ceramics, wood, and other interesting materials. No matter which location you visit, you’ll have a feast for your eyes and your brain! View current exhibitions and collections, as well as hours, at The Mint Museum website.
Charlotte Country Club
Founded in 1810, the Charlotte Country Club has an 18-hole golf course and a 68,000-square-foot historic clubhouse. In addition, there is a USTA award-winning tennis complex featuring 12 clay courts, 4 hard courts, 4 pickleball courts, and 2 squash courts – as well as a pool complex and dining facilities. Interested in becoming a member or want to visit as a guest? Visit the Charlotte Country Club website for more information.
NASCAR Hall of Fame
The entire history of NASCAR sits under one roof at the NASCAR Hall of Fame – less than two miles from our apartments in Charlotte, NC. With more than 50 interactive experiences, racing fans can get behind the wheel of an iRacing simulator, take the Pit Crew Challenge, and learn all about the history of car racing. When you’re done learning all you can learn about NASCAR, grab a bite to eat at the Pit Stop Café. View hours, ticket prices, and more at the NASCAR Hall of Fame website.
Back in Balance Day Spa
Maybe your idea of fun isn’t doing much at all. Maybe it involves being pampered and finding ultimate relaxation. If this sounds like something more up your alley, then Back in Balance Day Spa is your spot. Spend your day taking advantage of one of the spa’s multiple luxurious services including Aromatherapy Massage, Hot Stone Massage, Reflexology Foot Massage, Waxing, and more. See the full list of services and book your appointment at the Back in Balance Day Spa website.
There is never a dull moment when you live at Elizabeth Station. Swing by today to view our luxurious floor plans and explore the entertainment-packed neighborhood.