Go Gaston NC Gaston County Travel & Tourism's Response to COVID-19
Given the rapidly evolving situation surrounding COVID-19, visitors are encouraged to directly contact the Gaston County hospitality businesses and events promoted here to effectively plan your stay and to be aware of any recent schedule changes.
GO GASTON NC
Go Gaston NC is the official travel and tourism department for Gaston County.
Gaston County located just west of Charlotte in central North Carolina offers a tremendous
opportunity to get outdoors and explore. We offer many things to do as well as opportunities
for shopping and dining in our refurbished mill towns. Go Gaston. Get Outside.
GET ACTIVE AT THE
US. NATIONAL WHITEWATER CENTER
The largest man-made whitewater course in the world accommodates first-time paddlers and elite athletes. With more than 30 land and water-based activities on 1,300, USNWC is a full-day destination for playing outdoors, dinning together, litening to music and making memories.
A GARDEN FOR ALL SEASONS
DANIEL STOWE BOTANICAL GARDEN
Nationally renowned Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden features spectacular gardens covering 110 acres and drawing visitors year-round. The centerpiece is a large, atrium-like visitor pavilion with a century-old stained-glass dome. A five-story glass orchid conservatory is the only one of its kind in the Carolinas, showcasing orchids and tropical plants.
CHRISTMAS TOWN U.S.A
One of the best Christmas lights displays in America takes place in McAdenville. Each December this village transforms into Christmas Town U.S.A with a bedecked in half a million lights. Folks from across the Southeast visit this top-rated Christmas lights display, enjoying a tradition that began in 1956.
SPORTS IN GASTON
Gaston County offers an abundance of rivers, gentle hills, creek valleys and isolated mountain ridges that make it an ideal destination for those who love the great outdoors.