Charlotte, North Carolina

charlotte-north-carolinaWith a population of over 2.5 million, the biggest city in North Carolina is also one of the fastest-growing cities in the US. Although it has seen an influx of new people coming in over the past few decades, it doesn’t mean that the city forgets its southern roots. Here are all the cool things Charolette has to offer if you decide to visit or move!

Charlotte Panthers

Playing their 8 home games at Bank of America Stadium, this 75,000 person capacity stadium, in the downtown of Charlotte, is home to an exciting team featuring athletic stars Cam Newton and Christian McCaffrey. This team is always in playoff contention and will always provide you entertainment. Games are hosted from September through January.

Charlotte Hornets

If football isn’t your thing, you can go to the Spectrum Center in Charlotte October through June to see, the team owned by Michael Jordan, show off its young stars. From Kemba Walker to Michael Kidd-Gilchrist this team isn’t yet in championship condition but will certainly be there soon.

NASCAR Museum & Hall of Fame

Showing its southern roots here, the NASCAR Museum & Hall of Fame houses all of the historic cars, artifacts and cherishes all of its great drivers. From Richard PettyRusty Wallace to Dale Earnhardt Sr and even more NASCAR legends. There are even simulations to allow you to see and feel what it’s like inside a race car.

Wells Fargo History Museum

With Wells Fargo having one of its headquarters here, this museum is one of the 12 across the country. The museum offers a chance for a perspective on how different banking was back when the country operated before instant online transfers became a thing. Their famous “Red Carriage” is also available to sit in and maybe snap a quick picture!

Restaurants

Being a southern state North Carolina is home to some great eats. Form BBQ to Seafoodcharlotte-NC-food and more, you won’t have a hard time finding something good to eat. If you can’t decide on which restaurants to go to, join the Feast Food Tour to experience the best food Charolette has to offer. Here are just some of the top recommendations.

  • Pinky’s Westside Grill
  • The Fig Tree
  • Lang Van
  • The Capital Grille
  • Midwood Smokehouse
  • Alexander Michael’s
  • Rooster’s Wood Fired Kitchen
  • Midwood Smokehouse

Charlotte is tucked in near the Appalachians making it a hidden gem that people have just been starting to find out about. With plenty to see, do and eat, Charlotte is a great destination on your next getaway from near or far.

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