As the largest city in North Carolina, there are a lot of fun places to visit in Charlotte. This colonial town’s southern charms have evolved with the city — today, Charlotte is a thriving financial center with soul food restaurants and plenty of of shopping centers.
The Queen City’s colonial roots make for some of Charlotte’s best attractions. Popular destinations include the Carowinds amusement park and the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
Locals’ love affair with the Queen City starts with football. The Carolina Panthers play at the Bank of America Stadium in uptown Charlotte.
The Discovery Place is an interactive science museum designed for families. It has an aquarium, rainforest, and IMAX theater. Its exhibits, activities, and experiments create an exploratory learning atmosphere for kids.
At a restaurant called littleSpoon in Meyer’s Park, brunch patrons can sip mimosas while listening to live music. In the mood for dessert? Satisfy your inner child with a 1-lb doughnut from Stoke.
One of Charlotte’s oldest attractions is the Mint Museum, known for its impressive art collection. Local designers and artisans show off their crafts here.
There are many places to shop Charlotte, including SouthPark Mall, Northlake Mall, Concord Mills, and Atherton Mill and Market.