Charlotte Vacation Guide: Top Attractions and Activities

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Charlotte Vacation Ideas: Top Things to Do and Attractions

The greater Charlotte area serves as one of North Carolina's largest commercial centers. The area ranks among the best places to live and work, but also offers travelers plenty to do. Greater Charlotte, which also includes Lake Norman and Concord, features art, culture, sports, outdoor recreation, and world-class dining and shopping. Add a bustling craft brew scene and proximity to Asheville and Blue Ridge Mountains, and visitors can't resist vacationing in Charlotte year after year. Read on for more ideas.

Charlotte Vacation Guide (includes Concord and Lake Norman)

  • Lake Norman
  • Boating, Fishing, Sailing, SUP and White-water Rafting
  • U.S. National Whitewater Center
  • Spectrum Center
  • Charlotte Motor Speedway
  • Zmax Dragway
  • Freedom Park
  • BB&T Ballpark
  • The Bank of America Stadium
  • Carowinds Amusement Park
  • McDowell Nature Center and Preserve
  • Carolina Harbor
  • Carolina Raptor Center
  • Discovery Place Science
  • SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord Aquarium
  • Hendrick Motorsports Complex
  • ImaginOn – The Joe and Joan Martin Center
  • McDowell Nature Center and Preserve
  • Blumenthal Performing Arts
  • Levine Museum of the New South
  • Carolinas Aviation Museum
  • NASCAR Hall of Fame
  • Billy Graham Library
  • Mint Museum Uptown
  • Hendrick Motorsports Complex
  • Camp North End
  • Charlotte Premium Outlets
  • SouthPark Mall, Northlake Mall
  • Concord Mills (Area's Largest Mall)
  • Charlotte Regional Farmers Market
  • Professional Sports: NBA, NFL, Golf etc.
  • Annual Events and Festivals
  • Dozens of Breweries, Distilleries and Wineries

Attractions Near Charlotte, North Carolina

  • Asheville: Biltmore Estate
  • Grandfather Mountain
  • Scenic Blue Ridge Parkway
  • Historic Blowing Rock
  • Skiing in Boone, North Carolina

Visit the blog to find more vacation ideas about Charlotte, Lake Norman and Concord, North Carolina.

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