The aquarium's 180-degree walk-through tunnel, where fish, sharks and other creatures pass overhead. (Courtesy Sea Life Aquarium)
This family-friendly underwater adventure is located in Concord Mills mall and is full of nooks and crannies for kids to camp out to watch and dream. Visitors can travel through exhibits like the Catawba River section to learn about local underwater habitats or the interactive touch pool with sea stars and urchins. $14.95-19.95. Open M-F, 10 am-6 pm; Sa, 10 am-8 pm, Su, noon-6 pm.