At Loray Mill, you can learn about Black History at the African American Museum of History & Culture
One of Gaston City's most picturesque gardens, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden occupies 380 acres of land and is home to many unique species of plants and animals.
There are around 5000 lavender plants dotting the grounds of the Dallas Lavender Lane Farm, which is spread over 6 acres.
By creating this museum and sharing incredible nature collection with the world, its inspiring owner and curator Bud Schiele made his dream come true.
In Gastonia, Crowders Mountain State Park is a great place for hiking and trekking enthusiasts.
In Gastonia, there is a kid-friendly park called Adventure Landing if you want to get back to civilization after this.
You can plan a picnic at the Rankin Lake Park in Gastonia city, where you can cool off with a refreshing swim in the serene lake.
Aside from having some of the best restaurants and breweries in the South, Gastonia is no exception.