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Top Activities in Charlotte

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Charlotte Attractions

Charlotte North Carolina known to many as the Gem of the South is the perfect destination for your next vacation. The city is packed with things to do like Charlotte excursions to one of the area's many famed historic sites and trips to the city's well-known churches. The sheer number of churches and religious sites have garnered the city another nickname: City of Churches. There are also many Charlotte activities perfect for families visiting the area with children.

One of the best places in Charlotte

or The QC for history lovers is the Historic Rosedale Plantation. A trip to this plantation gives tourist a look at Charlotte's illustrious past. Another of the must see spots for those looking to experience Charlotte's history up close and personal is the Fourth Ward. The Fourth Ward which can also be experienced on Charlotte tours or by picking up a map is a residential district filled with beautiful old homes.

The Carolinas Aviation Museum is an additional place to visit which is filled with relevant pieces that appeal to both local and out of state visitors alike. While traveling through the various churches to be found in Charlotte you'll also want to visit The Billy Graham Library and learn more about this famous individual and his church.

Some of the top attractions in Charlotte are perfect for families traveling with children. One of the most famous of these attractions is Carowinds the famed amusement park. Two other interesting attractions for children Discovery Place and ImaginOn and The Joe & Joan Martin Center help children learn about subjects in a fun way. The animal fans in your family have a number of sites to enjoy in Charlotte too. Head to the Wing Haven Garden and Bird Sanctuary to see their favorite animals or go to the McDowell Nature Center and Preserve to learn more about the fragile ecosystem of the area.

From walks through Little Sugar Creek Greenway to fishing and boating on Lake Norman there are numerous things to keep you busy on your next trip to Charlotte NC. Let Expedia be your guide when you travel.

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Charlotte Center City

Ample dining options, fascinating museums, and great live music are just a few top things to explore in Charlotte Center City. A visit to EpiCentre or Spectrum Center might round out your trip, and you can jump aboard the metro at Charlotte Transportation Center Station or 3rd St - Convention Center Station to get around town.

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SouthPark

SouthPark is beloved for its popular shops. Take some time to explore sights in the area like SouthPark Mall and Phillips Place.

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Ballantyne

Ballantyne is popular for its abundant dining options, and you can check out Reclining Bulls Statue, a top attraction in the neighbourhood.

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University Place

Known for its abundant dining options and live music, there's plenty to explore in University Place. Top attractions like UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens and Shoppes at University Place are major draws, and you can catch the metro at JW Clay Boulevard /UNC Charlotte Station or UNC Charlotte - Main Station to see more of the city.

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Fourth Ward

Fourth Ward is known for its abundant dining options, and you can plan a trip to Fillmore Charlotte and Discovery Place while you're in town.

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Myers Park

Unique features of Myers Park include the gardens and historical sites. Make a stop by Actor's Theatre of Charlotte or Charlotte Nature Museum while you're exploring the area.

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