Charlotte, stands as one of North Carolina’s foremost cities and commercial centres.
Modern and thriving metropolis
Although not the capital, Charlotte, stands as one of North Carolina’s foremost cities and commercial centres. It is set in the mid-west of the state, and surrounded by many parklands, lakes and reserves. Therefore, this modern and thriving metropolis is full of nature’s wonders to uncover and explore.
NASCAR Hall of Fame
The city center is known as "Uptown", and it holds many attractions for visitors and citizens alike. With the Levine Museum of the New South – exhibiting post-Civil War history in the South. Plus, the NASCAR Hall of Fame exploring all things do to with this sporting culture. And also the Discovery Place Center is a “must do” place to visit for especially for families. The hands-on displays and IMAX theatre make it a fun day out for all.
A great creative nucleus
NoDa – in the north, is the hub of the city’s art scene. With galleries, streetscapes, bars and restaurants galore – one could easily while away the hours of the day and night. This is then coupled with the "South End". Which rounds out the city’s main neighborhoods. It’s a great creative nucleus especially in the craft beer and culinary delights arenas.
Highlights: Carowinds, NASCAR Hall of Fame & Discovery Place Science Center
When to visit: March, August & September
Average Hotel Prices: $90
Cheapest Months: January, September, November & December
Nearby Places: Charleston, Atlanta & Savannah
Best reasons to visit: Theme Parks, Leisure, Family, Entertainment, Shopping & Landscapes