“When you travel you will find a person within yourself who knows no boundaries. The child inside you will explore and find happiness in small rocks. You will find hope in a lost road and you will find love dwell within your self”
Whether you’re looking for a treat for your taste buds or on a mission to find your life changing drink or even unravel your past life Charlotte is your place. You have everything here right from amazing cuisines and brewery to museums and live music and breathtaking outside adventures. Discover the Mint Museum, the oldest art museum in North Carolina, tour the 150,000-square-foot NASCAR Hall of Fame and watch a theatre performance. There’s a whole lot of things to do in Charlotte that will leave you mesmerising and let me warn you in prior that all these will blow your mind.
Here are ten things you should never miss when you are visiting Charlotte
1.MINT MUSEUM :
The renowned Mint Museum is at the forefront of Charlotte’s arts and culture scene, inspiring creativity through an unrivalled collection of art. The Mint is the oldest art museum in North Carolina and is home to an immense collection of works and they are housed in two locations in the city: Mint Museum Uptown and Mint Museum Randolph.
They have an incredible collection of European and African art, ancient American art, ceramics and decorative arts, and fashion.They also feature American, European, and contemporary art as well as a world-renowned craft and design. So whether you are crafty or not this place is go-to to admire what life has been before us.
Carowinds is an amusement park, they have everything right from rides and water slides and gigantic roller coasters to engage your whole family. they also have their own restaurants with amazing food served.they have rides for all ages and makes sure every member of your family has a fun memory made. so if you are all geared up for having fun then this is your place.
3.NASCAR HALL OF FAME:
Whether you are going with your boys or girls you definitely must make a stop at the NASCAR hall of fame. You may think this is not your place but let me tell you it will make you fall in love with it right away.The history of NASCAR is cemented deep within these halls, showcasing the heritage of NASCAR. The hall of fame offers fans and non-fans the chance to see valuable artefacts, a 278-person state-of-the-art theatre, hands-on exhibits, the Buffalo Wild Wings Restaurant, the Hall of Honour, a NASCAR Productions-operated broadcast studio, and the NASCAR Hall of Fame gear shop.
4.FEAST FOOD TOURS :
So if you are a foodie and put food before everything in life then this is your paradise.Feast Food Tours is a culinary events company that runs walking food tours around some of Charlotte’s best restaurants and eateries. Feast Food Tours take visitors all over the city, from the Historic South End and Plaza Mid-wood to the artistic district of NoDa and the stylish and chic Uptown. Visitors will get to see some of the city’s best restaurants, meet the chefs behind the culinary masterpieces and taste some of their delicious fares.
5.BLUMENTHAL PERFORMING ARTS:
So when it comes to performing arts it’s a must-visit at least once in your life to watch music come to life in front of your eyes. Blumenthal Performing Arts are the heart of Charlotte’s performing arts scene and are home to such outstanding organisations as the Charlotte Ballet and Symphony, the Community School of the Arts.The Blumenthal has six theatres under its management.
The company presents additional performances at the Ovens Auditorium. If you are looking for romantic date night ideas in Charlotte, look up the Blumenthal Performing Arts schedule. The Blumenthal also provides performing arts courses, classes, and events throughout the year
6.LAKE NORMAN :
Lake Norman is a beautiful man-made lake that offers leisure activities for visitors. The lake is still the largest man-made lake in the Carolinas. Lake Norman and the surrounding towns offer shopping, golfing, fishing, and a variety of water activities. It’s a perfect place to take that special someone to make them feel extra special and set the mood for something romantic.They have in and around attractions like
Cornelius, which is a tranquil, pleasant lakeside town. Huntersville, which is packed with historical and cultural sites and has excellent hiking and biking trails.
7.WINGS HAVEN BIRD SANCTUARY :
The Wing Haven Gardens and Bird Sanctuary is a beautiful garden and bird sanctuary that is open year-round.It is a quiet place to relax or go on a picnic or even to find solace.
The garden is enriched with ornamental trees, shrubs, and flowers as well as pools, fountains, sculptures and a beautifully preserved English sundial dating back to 1705. The gardens also feature a poem by Japanese pacifist Toyohiko Kagawa and a statue of Saint Fiacre, the patron saint of gardeners.
8.Frye’s Roller Rink:
In nearby Concord, Frye’s Roller Rink can entertain everyone in your family. The rink offers a variety of themed skate nights, such as the Saturday family special, dollar night, lunch matinee, home school skate and contemporary Christian skate night. Some nights include free skate rental. The rink features smooth, polished wood floors and colourful lights, along with a carpeted area with benches for socializing before or after skating. so plan a weekend to skate with your family and bond
9.DISCOVERY PLACE :
Discovery Place is dedicated to promoting natural world and is one of the top family attractions in Charlotte NC.One of the leading hands-on science centres in the country, Discovery Place also operates the Charlotte Nature Museum next to Freedom Park.
At the Nature Museum, visitors can get close to nature by observing live animals including free-flying butterflies and other insects. Another satellite of Discovery Place is the newly opened Discovery Place KIDS museum. Discovery Place KIDS provides a rich and rewarding play experience that engages children’s imaginations and inspires learning
10.SKY LINES :
Charlotte, NC has exquisite sky lines that will never leave your site. Here are a few places that have a scenic view in Charlotte.Fahrenheit, BB&T Ball Park, Romare Bearden park, Mcdowell nature centre, Hilton garden. these places will indeed give you a post card view and spin you a magical tale.