Lincolnton, North Carolina is a small community filled with fun and interesting things to see and do. Traveling in this quaint and beautiful city is easy. The roads are set in a grid pattern. Within Lincolnton, North Carolina and its surrounding areas, is a collage of historic sites including churches, a wonderful museum, restaurants, and an eighteen hole golf course as a part of a country club. Below are a few of the best sites:
Historic churches located within Lincolnton are magnificent. Taking tours of these historic wonders are a lot of fun and educational for your children and you. St. Lukes Episcopal Church has the most beautiful stained glass windows. They are simply breath taking, and are filled with deep and captivating colors. As you walk into the chapel, the wooden designed panels are so graceful. The congregation is very friendly. It is located at 315 Cedar Street. For more information, including tours, call (704) 732-9179.
A Gulf Course and Country Club is also available in the nearby town of Denver, North Carolina called Verdict Ridge Gulf and Country Club. It is located just north east of Lincolnton and is situated by a beautiful lake. Their landscape is maintained in a very charmed manner. Prices are reasonable considering it has 18 holes It is located at 7332 Kidville Road. For information call (704) 489-1406.
Trails such as the Lincolnton Rail Trail, as it is called by the locals, is located in the heart of Lincolnton, North Carolina. The true name of this trail is the Marcia H. Cloninger Rail Trail. It runs about one-half mile into the streets of Lincolnton.
Restaurants and bars that are located within Lincoln are very good and sometimes unique. Zippers Restaurant and Lounge serves home style food. Have a beer and sit down to good, home style cooked foods and even shrimp. It is located at 475 North Generals Boulevard. For information call (704) 732-1212. First Turn Sports Bar is for the avid television sports watcher. It is located at 6250 S. Nc 16 Highway. For information call (704) 483-1797. Lincolnton, North Carolina also has an Arby’s and a McDonalds.
The arts and eventsare great in Lincolnton and its surrounding areas. In Gastonia, North Carolina, The Schiele Museum is exhibiting Pirates. It is fun, exciting and very entertaining for children to see all the pirates look so life like. It is located at 1500 East Garrison Boulevard. For information call (704) 866-6908.
There are many things to see and do in Lincolnton, North Carolina and the surrounding areas. It might be small, but the people there are just as friendly to tourists as they are to their locals.
Lincoln, N.C./North Carolina
Verdict Ridge Golf and Country Club
TrailLink.com/Marcia H. Cloninger Rail-Trail
Amy Wadsworth, LTN, Staff Writer/The Kings new clothing/Lincoln Times News-Online Edition
NC State University/Cooperative Extension