Bring out smiles on all your family.

We know our Charlotte kids have energy and need to let it out. Here are some family-fun places for you and the little ones in the Queen City.

SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord Aquarium: Who doesn’t love fish? With more than 5,000 sea creatures at SEA LIFE Aquarium in Concord Mills mall, there is something for EVERYONE! You can see fish, sharks, jellyfish, octopus, seahorses, starfish and so much more. It’s educational and a lot of fun!

Children’s Theatre of Charlotte: Since 1972, the Children’s Theatre of Charlotte has become one of the top performance and educational organizations for youth in the country and it’s right here in Charlotte. You and the kids can submerge yourself in one of their many drama classes or workshops.

Carolina Raptor Center: With a 1-mile nature trail and 25 species of raptors, this place is educational and awesome for the whole family! Find out what your family’s wingspan is and favorite bird when you visit!

Alexis Zarycki is your average girl with the hopes of leaving an everlasting impact on the world. Follow her on Instagram @official_lexpaige