Looking for a trip that gives you something a little bit different? Try Charlotte, North Carolina, for size. Charlotte offers a variety of scenery, activities, restaurants, shopping and entertainment for both overseas visitors and travelers from the United States. What does Charlotte showcase for visitors? Read on for some must-see attractions in the Queen City.
Charlotte has a colorful, vibrant city atmosphere and offers all the amenities you’d expect a cosmopolitan destination to provide, including good quality hotels, motels and bed and breakfast. The city was founded on banking and still remains one of the US’s most important financial centers. However, there is more to see than financial institutions.
Visit the entertainment park Carowinds, with a variety of high-speed rides, or the high adrenaline races at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. If you are more into cultural nights out then the NC Blumenthal Performing Arts Center puts on a full program of performances including opera, ballet and orchestral arrangements. There’s a wide variety of live music to enjoy, from hip hop to classical, rock and jazz. Charlotte offers venues as diverse as a neighborhood bar and a 20,000-seater music arena.
For sports fans, play a round of golf at one of Charlotte’s 40 public golf courses. Or simply relax at a spa. Depending on when you visit Charlotte you can attend one of the yearly festivals showcasing food, drink and music. Or relax with a few hours in Charlotte’s shopping malls and independent boutique stores. You’ll find something for all the family in this North Carolina city.