The ocean is about a two hours drive away but that doesn't stop Charlotte from being one of North America's premier destination points for water based sports and activities. The U.S. National Whitewater Center is located near downtown Charlotte, offering the perfect outdoor escape from the city life for locals and tourists alike. Water sports include beginner and experienced level Rafting, Kayaking and Stand Up Paddling while land sports range from Canyon Crossing and Rock Climbing to Eco-Trekking and Zip Lining.
U.S. National Whitewater Center
The address: 5000 Whitewater Center Parkway, Charlotte, NC