Destination guide

Enjoy a North Carolina getaway

On the outskirts of Charlotte, North Carolina, the vibrant town of Concord is enjoying a renaissance. Choose a Concord vacation rental to enjoy this family-friendly community's restaurants, shopping, sports and culture. Whether you are in town for NASCAR or for the fantastic shopping at Carolina Mall or giant Concord Mall, you'll love exploring Concord's parks, trails and attractions. Downtown Concord is home to independent local boutiques, theaters, an art gallery, museum, historic districts and tempting, locally-run eateries.

Things to do

Watery fun in Concord

Kids will love getting wet and wild at the Great Wolf Lodge Water Park. There's more family-friendly fun to be enjoyed at the Carolina Renaissance Festival, an annual extravaganza with a medieval theme. If you're in Concord to enjoy one of the races at Charlotte Motor Speedway, don't miss a visit to the NASCAR Hall of Fame while you're in town. Uptown Charlotte is just 30 minutes away from your Concord vacation rental, so you can conveniently enjoy the Hall of Fame and other Charlotte attractions like 7th Street Public Market, the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art and the Mint Museum UPTOWN.


Get ready to shop in Concord

You'll not be lost for things to do in Concord. From world-class go-kart racing to wine tasting, roller skating to fine dining, you'll have plenty of options when in this neck of the woods. The biggest visitor attraction in North Carolina is right on your doorstep: Concord Mills. It welcomes millions of visitors every year for shopping, dining and entertainment. If you're staying at your Concord vacation rental with kids, they'll love the Charlotte-Concord Aquarium. Here, you can see turtles, jellyfish, giant pacific octopi and other freshwater and ocean creatures.


Seasonal adventures in Concord

You can enjoy strolling Concord's green spaces and surrounding landscape right throughout the year. While summer provides plenty of sunny days and July highs in the 90s, Concord enjoys a pleasant climate for much of the year. Winters can experience freezing low temperatures, but snow is rare. The sporting seasons draw legions of visitors. During football season, head to Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte to cheer on the Carolina Panthers. Meanwhile, Charlotte's BB&T Ballpark is home to the Charlotte Knights baseball team – both are just 30 minutes from Concord vacation rentals.

Natural features

Concord's emerald spaces

Concord's Frank Liske Park is a haven for sporting fans. Its grassy acres are home to playgrounds, miniature golf, tennis courts, soccer fields, a glistening lake and nature and fitness trails. On sunny summer days, the outdoor pool at Kannapolis Park, 20 minutes to the north, provides a great day out. Kannapolis is the birthplace of NASCAR hero Dale Earnhardt and you can stroll the nearby Dale Trail in his honor. For a wilder adventure, head to Lake Norman State Park, an hour north. The lake itself has a long swim beach, not to mention hiking trails and a mountain biking network.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Concord

The nearest airport is in Concord, NC (USA-Concord Regional), located 7.5 mi (12 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Charlotte, NC (CLT-Charlotte-Douglas Intl.), which is 23.7 mi (38.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Concord?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 575 vacation rentals near Concord. From 253 Houses to 234 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Concord for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Concord?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Concord:

  • Steele Creek: 25 vacation rentals
  • Charlotte Center City: 144 vacation rentals
  • Cherry: 33 vacation rentals
  • Myers Park: 48 vacation rentals
  • Plaza Midwood: 48 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Concord?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Concord. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Charlotte Motor Speedway: 606 vacation rentals
  • Concord Mills: 671 vacation rentals
  • Frank Liske Park: 473 vacation rentals
  • Sea Life Charlotte-Concord: 674 vacation rentals
  • Memorial Gardens: 283 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Concord listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Concord?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 253 Houses in Concord. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Concord include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 234 rentals available
  • Cabins: 13 rentals available
  • Cottages: 13 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Concord?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 160 vacation rentals with pool available in Concord. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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