Charlotte Area Guide

Affectionately known as the “Queen City” and “City of Trees”, Charlotte, NC boasts all the advantages of major metropolitan areas while maintaining its Southern charm. Home to 695,995 people and 6.9 million residents within 100 miles, Charlotte lies at the heart of a region that is the sixth largest urban area in the United States. Charlotte is also the second-largest banking center in the country and home of major-league sports teams.

 

Listed below is a guide to attractions, dining and accommodations while in Charlotte.

 

General Interest

 

Visit Charlotte

 

charlottesgotalot.com

 

Charlotte Chamber

 

charlottechamber.com

           
 

101 Things to do in Charlotte

 

101-things-to-do-letter.pdf

 

Charlotte Douglas Airport

 

charlotteairport.com

           

Restaurants

 

Bad Daddy’s Burgers

 

baddaddysburgerbar.com

 

Paco’s Tacos and Tequila

 

pacostacosandtequila.com

           
 

Mama Ricotta’s

 

mamaricottasrestaurant.com

 

Midwood Smokehouse

 

midwoodsmokehouse.com

           
 

Harper’s Restaurant

 

harpersgroup.com/harpers.asp

 

Mimosa Grill

 

harpersgroup.com/mimosa.asp

           
 

Upstream

 

harpersgroup.com/upstream.asp

     
           

Museums

 

Nascar Hall of Fame

 

nascarhall.com

 

The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art

 

bechtler.org

           
 

Levine Museum of the New South

 

museumofthenewsouth.org

 

The Charlotte Museum of History

 

charlottemuseum.org

           
 

Carolinas Aviation Museum

 

carolinasaviation.org

 

The Mint Museum of Art

 

mintmuseum.org

           
 

The Mint Museum of Craft and Design

 

mintmuseum.org/art/collections/craft-design

 

Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts & Culture

 

ganttcenter.org/web

           
 

The Billy Graham Library and Museum

 

billygrahamlibrary.org

 

Discovery Place

 

discoveryplace.org

           

Shopping

 

SouthPark Mall

 

simon.com/mall/southpark

 

Phillips Place

 

phillipsplace.info/Home

           
 

Northlake Mall

 

shopnorthlake.com

 

Specialty Shops at the Park

 

specialtyshopsonthepark.com

           

Entertainment

 

Blumenthal Performing Arts

 

blumenthalarts.org

 

EPICENTRE

 

epicentrenc.com

           
 

Charlotte Knights Baseball

 

milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t494

 

Charlotte Bobcats Basketball

 

nba.com/bobcats/

           
 

Charlotte Panthers Football

 

panthers.com

 

Charlotte Checkers Hockey

 

gocheckers.com/home

           
 

US National Whitewater Center

 

usnwc.org

     

 

“The HCC is beautiful, convenient, & well managed.” — Local Non-profit

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