Area Attractions

Area Attractions

Things to do

From NASCAR to the farm experience, here are a few other Mooresville area destinations to build into your trip to the Lazy 5 Ranch!

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JR Motorsports

NASCAR Fans...The Dale Earnhart, Jr. Experience!

JR Motorsports is Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s 66,000-square-foot race shop, which includes JR Nation, the first-ever retail store exclusive to Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his JR Motorsports brand. The Dale Jr. Fan Experience plus a life-size wax figure of the team owner sculpted by Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum. There is also a fabulous viewing window into the shop, allowing visitors a unique behind the scenes experience!

For guided tours, email with your name, number of people in your party, and the date/time you would like the tour. Please allow 24-48 hours for a confirmation.


Carrigan Farms

A 5th generation farm, Carrigan Farms specializes in quality fruits and vegetables, educational school tours and field trips, and other special events.

Quality fruits and vegetables are grown throughout the year with primary focus on crops such as asparagus, strawberries, apples and pumpkins. Additionally, the Carrigans host thousands of kids of all ages for hayrides to the pumpkin patch, educational field trips, and terrifying haunted evenings during the Halloween season.

Recent times have brought visitors to the farm wanting to experience the beauty of the open space. The Quarry at Carrigan Farms is the perfect private location for weddings, swim parties, company picnics, proms, formals and church gatherings.

Pit Indoor Kart Track

Activities include Go-Karts, an Arcade, Laser Tag , Mini-Golf, Bumper Cars, Peanut Track, Axe Throwing, and more. We also provide free Wi-Fi and a viewing area overlooking the kart track with 6 wide-screen tvs.

Everything is indoors so weather is never a problem. In addition to high speed go-kart racing, The Pit also offers a large arcade with prizes, laser tag arena, black light mini-golf, cannonball air blaster, a rock climbing wall, and batting cages. Monthly specials.

(704) 799-3470

Patterson Farms

As one of the largest growers in the state, Patterson offers 200 acres of tomatoes, 45 acres of strawberries, and 200 acres of peppers, muscadines and poinsettias.

When they’re not planting, harvesting, packaging and distributing the produce, they are working on the other mission: to educate visitors about North Carolina farming, where their food comes from, and how it makes its way to the dinner table.

(704) 857-5242

Queen's Landing

Queen's Landing features sightseeing, lunch, dinner, holiday and themed moonlight cruises aboard the elegant Lady of the Lake yacht, and on the replica Mississippi paddleboat, the Catawba Queen.

Along with your sightseeing cruise, enjoy miniature golf, tennis courts, Scoops by the Lake Ice Cream Parlor, Maverick’s Lakeside Country bar & grill, patio seating, and an amphitheater with seasonal live music all add plenty of things to do while visiting this awesome waterfront family entertainment center. On site is CS Rentals with boat & jet skis, too!


1459 River Hwy, Mooresville, North Carolina