If you have ever driven on the Interstate 77 in the Piedmont area, you may have seen Charlotte’s skyline visible over several miles. The glistening cityscape of the city is well known all over North Carolina. The city is a major center for finance, and is known as the second most important financial center of the US. The city is nicknamed the “Queen City”.
Charlotte is home to a huge number of attractions and activities. The nightlife of the city is simply pulsating, with some excellent music concerts, restaurants, bars, clubs, comedy venues and more. There are a host of options on offer. You will not look for things to do in Charlotte.
If you are fond of history, you can check out the plethora of museums in Charlotte. The Charlotte Museum of History, The Mint Museum of Art and Levine Museum of the New South are the major Charlotte Museum. Also make sure you visit the Discovery Place, especially if you have kids, as there are many fun exhibits, a rain forest replica, a space station, an Omnimax theater and more.
Tourists traveling as a family can enjoy a number of fun outdoor activities as well. there are a number of parks and other open spaces. You can have fun picnicking here, or go on long bike rides or hikes on the various trails. There are activities such as fishing and boating at Lake Norman. There is a golf course in this area as well. Wing Haven Garden and Bird Sanctuary is a haven for bird enthusiasts.