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Address: 5225 Sample Road, Huntersville, NC 28078
Phone Number: 704-875-2312
Today
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: This plantation is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Afternoon visit

I live near by, I talk to people and they have never heard of this park.it has horse back riding , 2 canoe access locations , nice walking trails, with look out locations on Mt... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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69 reviews 69 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

I live near by, I talk to people and they have never heard of this park.it has horse back riding , 2 canoe access locations , nice walking trails, with look out locations on Mt. Island lake. Many planned activities.seems to be a safe place to walk. Stop by the office at the entrance for information

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Concord, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 NEW

I wish the guy who helped saddle had listened to me to fix the stir-up better, but the girl that took us out was awesome and I would do it again.

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Pittsboro, North Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We go on a lot of house tours (it's our "thing") but I have to honestly say, the lady who gave the tour gave one of the most interesting and knowledgeable tours w have ever been on! This alone makes it worth the trip. Coming from the Williamsburg area; I wish they all dressed and performed their activities in the... More 

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

With 20 miles of trails Latta is a great place to spend time in nature. On Wednesday evenings and Friday mornings there are ranger led hikes. Some trails are shared with horses but others are horse free. The staff is helpful and provides informative on hikes and other events. If you don't have time to drive an hour or more... More 

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santa cruz, ca
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We happened to visit the Latta Plantation while the Celtic festival was going on. It was interesting as they had clans there, some revolutionary and civil war folks and even someone dressed up as a knight. We were mixing all kinds of time periods. It was nice that we had a few docents in the house and some music and... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The plantation house is far from impressive. The tour guide is friendly and enthusiastic, but the tour lacked details and wasn't well organized. Every other sentence was a new thought or quip about the house or room. Some of the rooms had tacky fake food and other children's items in place to stand in for real items. I would not... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

The plantation is in the middle of a nature reserve that offers many recreational activities among the thick woods. The plantation its self is small (a handful of buildings) that can quickly be toured but the real richness of the site is the knowledgeable staff who are very helpful and forthcoming in sharing the unique stories and facts of the... More 

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Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
18 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

My 9 year old attends one of the Summer Camps that Latta Plantation offers and he loves it. All little boys like to play pretend so what's better than a camp where you can pretend to be a soldier from the Revolutionary or Civil war. The staff that is in charge of the camps are awesome and you feel transported... More 

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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74 reviews 74 reviews
17 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We have been there several times, for festivals or just to walk through. Have taken visitors from other states ages 3 to 80. Always have had a good time. An opportunity to walk through history. I would encourage every one to watch the short but well done film before walking the plantation. Some of the people that work there or... More 

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acton,ont. canada
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50 reviews 50 reviews
15 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We just happened upon this Historic Plantation. As luck would have it, there was a Folk Life Festival on when we were here. Great music, great food, and wonderful artisans selling their wares. The grounds and buildings are worth visiting. Lots of history here.

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