Summer’s heat is here and Charlotte has lots of fun ways to cool off! It is officially summer and the temperature in the Southeast will only be getting warmer as we head into July and August. Here are 10 ways to beat the heat this summer ranging from low-key to adventurous and within everyone’s budget.
Cool off and get wet this summer
#1 White water rafting
US National Whitewater Center
Catawba River Expeditions
Carolina Harbor Waterpark
#7 Ray’s Splash Planet
Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation’s one-of-a-kind indoor waterpark
5 area parks have spraygrounds to play in and cool off
Cool off and stay inside
If water isn’t your thing, movie theaters are always a cool place to hang out. Several area theaters offer special pricing during the summer months for kid’s movies or discount days.
#10 Movie Theater
Ayrsley Grand: Free kid’s movies T/Th at 10:00am
Regal: Summer Movie Express T/W 10:00am, G and PG movies $1
Regal: Value Days at Stonecrest, all day Tuesday
Cinemark 10 Matthews: Discount movie theater