Shop, Hike or Take a Tour While in Shelby, NC
Enjoy a great mix of indoor and outdoor things to do in the Shelby, NC area when you make the Country Inn & Suites your launching pad for exploration. You can walk to the shops and restaurants at Cleveland Mall, stroll the tree-lined streets of downtown Shelby or attend a festival at Keeter Stadium, home of the American Legion World Series. Outdoor enthusiasts appreciate our location near the forest trails at Kings Mountain State Park and the picnic facilities at Thompson Garden. Here on business? Be within minutes of a number of corporate offices and businesses like Baldor, Telerx and the Duke Energy Training Center.
Check out these nearby attractions:
- AMC Classic Shelby 10 (0.2 miles)
See the latest blockbuster film at this nearby theater.
Phone: +1 (704) 482-6305
- Cleveland County Fair Grounds (1 mile)
In addition to the annual county fair, this destination hosts year-round events such as the Strawberry Festival and Relay for Life.
Phone: +1 (704) 487-0651
- Cleveland Mall (0.2 miles)
Walk to this shopping mall for all your wardrobe needs, featuring stores like Belk and Rue 21 and restaurants that let you get off your feet for a bite to eat.
Phone: +1 (704) 484-2001
- Don Gibson Theatre (4.2 miles)
Discover class acts, Grammy Award winners and vintage films at this 400-seat venue that serves primarily as a concert hall.
Phone: +1 (704) 487-8114
- Downtown Shelby (5 miles)
Explore downtown Shelby, featuring tree-lined streets, quaint stores, museums and a smattering of restaurants.
- Earl Scruggs Center (4.5 miles)
Learn about local history and the legendary five-star banjo master Earl Scruggs for whom the center is named.
Phone: +1 (704) 487-6233
- Foothills Public Shooting Complex (5.1 miles)
Brush up on your shooting skills at this complex that features three 50-yard pistol ranges, two skeet/trap exhibits and a 3-D archery area.
Phone: +1 (704) 447-8230
- Gardner-Webb University (18 miles)
Tour the campus of Gardner-Webb University, which combines Christian ideals with liberal arts academics, drawing up to 4,500 graduate and undergraduate students.
Phone: +1 (704) 406-4000
- Keeter Stadium (4 miles)
Home of the American Legion World Series, this state-of-the-art stadium also welcomes festivals and other family-focused events.
Phone: +1 (855) 222-2597
- Kings Mountain National Military Park (15 miles)
Visit the site of the Revolutionary War battle that resulted in an American victory at this park. Stop by the visitor center to view a film, browse the museum featuring documents and weaponry, or go for a hike on the park trails.
Phone: +1 (864) 936-7921
- Kings Mountain State Park (17 miles)
Take your fun outdoors at this state park that features miles of forest trails and two fishing lakes.
Phone: +1 (803) 222-3209
- LeGrand Center (1 mile)
This premier event venue is a hotspot for extravagant celebrations with a massive ballroom and spectacular outdoor views.
Phone: +1 (704) 669-4700
- Thompson Garden (5.6 miles)
Pack a picnic lunch and head out to Thompson Garden, a city-owned and maintained park with rental facilities.
Phone: +1 (704) 484-6866
- Firehouse BBQ Cook-Off (Apr)
- Over the Hill Triathlon (May)
- Alive After Five Outdoor Concerts (May-Aug)
- American Legion World Series (Aug)
- Hamfest (Sep)
- Cleveland County Fair (Sep-Oct)
- The Livermush Expo (Oct)
- Hog Happnin' (Nov)