The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Gardner-Webb College, Winston-Salem State University, East Carolina University, and Appalachian State University provide, in addition to the football game, a unique environment to enjoy it in.
The North Carolina Zoological Park continues to expand its simulated regions of the world. The Rocky Coast habitat was added in 1994, and the established North American region has acquired new animals.
On October 25, 1924, Charlotte entered the world of big-time automobile racing as eleven drivers roared around newly built track between Pineville and Charlotte. The city is now one of the country's largest racing centers.