Charlotte, NC, Guide and Information

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Local Treasures

About Charlotte

Charlotte, North Carolina, offers all types of attractions, from Charlotte Motor Speedway and the nearby NASCAR Hall of Fame, to the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art and the Mint Museum. Outdoor recreation is plentiful as well, from the 400 acres of the U.S. National Whitewater Center to Mecklenburg County’s three nature preserves. After each full day of fun, dining opportunities abound, from family-friendly to five-star, and lodging establishments from luxury hotel to charming bed-and-breakfast.

Charlotte Events

June 18, 2015

Battle Royale SUP Sprint

June 19, 2015

Tread Nightly

July 03, 2015

Fourth of July Celebration

July 09, 2015

River Jam Run: Race Edition

July 18, 2015

XTERRA Whitewater Triathlon

July 23, 2015

Battle Royale SUP Sprint

August 08, 2015

Amphibious Duathlon

August 09, 2015

Amphibious Duathlon

August 13, 2015

River Jam Run: Race Edition

August 20, 2015

Battle Royale SUP Sprint

September 06, 2015

Labor Day Trail Race

September 06, 2015

Labor Day Celebration

September 10, 2015

River Jam Run: Race Edition

September 26, 2015

Uncorked

September 26, 2015

SUP Stream Catawba River Race

September 26, 2015

Wild Vine Trail Race

October 10, 2015

Dirty Dozen Obstacle Trail Race

October 10, 2015

Fall Finale

October 10, 2015

Build Your Own Boat Competition

October 17, 2015

WC-50 Ultra Trail Marathon

November 13, 2015

A Shot in the Dark

November 14, 2015

DYNOMITE Bouldering Competition

November 21, 2015

Ride & Seek MTB Adventure Race

November 21, 2015

Turkey Chute

December 12, 2015

We Believe - Santa 5K Trail Run
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Mint Museum
  • (704) 337-2000
  • 500 S Tryon Street, Charlotte NC 28202

As the oldest art museum in North Carolina, with one of the largest collections in the Southeast, we offer visitors inspiring and transformative ex...

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Blakeney Shopping Center
  • 704-523-0272
  • Blakeney Park Dr, Charlotte, NC 28277

Blakeney is one of Charlotte's most popular shopping, dining and entertainment destinations; featuring national retailers including Target, HomeGoo...

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Rooster's
  • (704) 370-7667
  • 150 N College St Charlotte, NC 28202

Experience our seasonally-inspired menu rooted in high quality ingredients, cooked in our signature wood-fire ovens that give our local vegetables,...

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Lenny Boy Brewing Co
  • (704) 438-9735
  • 2224 Hawkins St, Charlotte, NC 28203

Charlotte's Certified Organic Brewery for kombucha, wild ales, and traditional beers! Lenny Boy is the only certified organic kombucha made in the ...

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The Fillmore
  • (704) 916-8970
  • 1000 North Carolina Music Factory Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28206

The Fillmore is themed in the tradition of the legendary Fillmore in San Francisco. The original Fillmore has distinguished itself as a favorite am...

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Coldwell Banker
  • (704) 362-3434
  • 3440 Toringdon Way Suite 110 Charlotte, NC 28277

Coldwell Banker United, Realtors takes Pride in Our Highly Trained Professional Realtors with Expert Knowledge in the Selling & Buying Home Process...

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Heist Brewery
  • 704-375-8260
  • 2909 N Davidson St #200, Charlotte, NC 28205

HEIST BREWERY has quickly become one of Charlotte’s greatest destinations for craft beer, creative cocktails, and twisted eats. A Belgian centric b...

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Carolinas Aviation Museum
  • 704-997-3770
  • 4672 1st Flight Dr, Charlotte, NC 28208

Experience aviation from it's fascinating beginning to modern day travel.  The museum has something for everyone, including the actual "Miracle On ...

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George's Brasserie
  • (980) 219-7409
  • 4620 Piedmont Row Drive, Charlotte NC 28210

A vibrant French Brasserie blending tradition and modern cuisine.  We invite our guests to join us in the Main Dining Room, Social Bar, Patio, Raw ...

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Ruth's Chris
  • (704) 338-9444
  • 222 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202

Whether its a romantic steak dinner for two, an important business luncheon, or a private party, we can accommodate your needs.  Our beef is USDA p...

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Yellow Cab of Charlotte
  • 704-444-4444

We blend state-of-the-art taxi dispatch technology and good old fashioned cab service to provide unparalleled service.  Our taxis are licensed to p...

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Hendrick Motorsports Museum
  • 877-467-4890
  • 4411 Papa Joe Hendrick Blvd

See the cars and memorabilia of Hendrick Motorsports drivers, Kasey Kahne, Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr.  Browse through our t...

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Sugar Creek Brewing Company
  • (704) 521-3333
  • 215 Southside Dr, Charlotte, NC 28217

Sugar Creek is bringing Belgian-inspired beer to the Carolinas.  The Sugar Creek Brewing philosophy combines the watchful eye of a Trappist Monk wi...

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Eight Sushi Asian Restaurant
  • (704) 900-6147
  • 1000 North Carolina Music Factory Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28206

While it may be a clichéd term in today’s culinary world, Farm to Table is still an apt description when a local restaurant is sourcing fresh produ...

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Sugar Creek Brewing Company
  • (704) 521-3333
  • 215 Southside Dr, Charlotte, NC 28217

Sugar Creek is bringing Belgian-inspired beer to the Carolinas.  The Sugar Creek Brewing philosophy combines the watchful eye of a Trappist Monk wi...

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Doubletree Suites By Hilton SouthPark
  • 704-364 2400
  • 6300 Morrison Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28211

The only full-service, all-suite hotel in SouthPark; next to the SouthPark Mall and across the street from Symphony Park.  The two-room suites with...

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Label
  • 704-910-0526
  • 900 Seabord Street

Label is more than a venue – it’s a fulfillment. A place where even the most fastidious are satisfied. Maybe it’s their massive main room with its ...

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Craft Tasting Room & Growler Shop
  • 980 207 3716
  • 1320 S Church St Charlotte, NC 28203

A dedicated craft growler & bottle shop, beer garden and specialty grocery located in the Gold District of Charlotte’s Southend.  Our focus is on l...

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Red Ginger
  • (980) 819-8837
  • 401 South Tryon Street #130, Charlotte, NC 28202

Charlotte's newest and best Japanese steakhouse sizzles with a gorgeous interior and serves classic Hibachi dinners, as well as offering the freshe...

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Mellow Mushroom
  • (704) 966-7499
  • 2820 Selwyn Ave #100, Charlotte, NC 28209
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Hampton Inn & Suites South Park
  • 704-319-5700
  • 6700 Phillips Place Court, Charlotte, NC 28210

A SouthPark tradition of excellence.  Located in a European village setting with bubbling fountains and iron lamp posts, Phillips Place offers high...

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Wan Fu - Quality Chinese Cuisine
  • (704) 541-1688
  • 10719 Kettering Dr, Charlotte, NC 28226

Rated Best Of Charlotte, Wan Fu is an award-winning restaurant featuring authentic and traditional Chinese Cuisine since 1989.  Proudly offering ma...

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Enso Asian Bistro / Sushi Bar
  • 704-716-3676
  • 210 E Trade St, Charlotte, NC 28202

Enso offers visitors something unique and dynamic: an upscale scene in which guests can enjoy creative Asian classics as well as exceptional distin...

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Jade Asian Fusion
  • (704) 369-5088
  • 14815 Ballantyne Village Way, Charlotte, NC 28277

High-end Asian Fusion dining comes to Ballantyne Village.  Jade features pan-Asian cuisine and sushi.

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Charlotte Knights
  • 704-274-8300
  • 324 S. Mint Street, Charlotte, NC 28202

Come see exciting Triple-A baseball.  Affiliate of the Chicago White Sox. The Charlotte Knights play 72 home games from April through early Septemb...

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Bernardin's Restaurant
  • (704) 332-3188
  • 435 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202

Chef Freddy Lee, a Culinary Institute of America graduate, has been the operator of Bernardin's in Winston-Salem for the past 22 years.  The Charlo...

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Texicali Taco and Tequila Bar
  • (704) 716-2327
  • 900 North Carolina Music Factory Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28206

Texicali Taco and Tequila Bar is all about casual fun and flavorful Tex-Mex and Gulf Shore cuisine.  Texicali is entertaining.  Our decor is Day of...

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Billy Graham Library
  • (704) 401-3200
  • 4330 Westmont Dr, Charlotte, NC 28217

Come journey through history with one of the most influential voices of the 20th century. Through state-of-the art multimedia exhibits, films and m...

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McCormick and Schmick's
  • 704-377-0201
  • 200 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202

Whether enjoying salmon from the Atlantic Ocean or shrimp from the Gulf, experience culinary excellence at McCormick & Schmick’s. Located near the ...

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AZN Azian Cuizine
  • (980) 819-9189
  • 4620 Piedmont Row Drive, Charlotte, NC 28210

The authentic, magical tastes of Asian's kitchens, updated and upscaled for today's sophisticated diner. It's time to find out what "fine dining" r...

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Cafe Monte
  • 704-552-1116
  • 6700 Fairview Road, Ste 180, Charlotte NC 28210

Cafe Monte French Bakery and Bistro is a modern, casual dining restaurant designed and themed to place you in a classic French Bistro setting.  Wit...

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Mellow Mushroom
  • (704) 371-4725
  • 255 W Martin Luther King Blvd, Charlotte, North Carolina 28202

Mellow Mushroom is proud to serve Charlotte with delicious pizzas, hoagies, calzones and salads.  Our menu and our locations are as eclectic as our...

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The Comedy Zone - At NC Music Factory
  • (980) 321-4702
  • 900 NC Music Factory Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28206

Visit our site for a list of comedians performing and to buy tickets.  

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Harvey B Gantt Center
  • (704) 374-1565
  • 551 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202

Located at the Levine Center for the Arts, the Harvey B. Gantt Center is Charlotte's destination for the history and culture of African-Americans a...

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EMZY
  • (704) 348-4288
  • 550 S Tryon St #160, Charlotte, NC 28202

Located in the Duke Energy Building, with the entrance on Church Street, EMZY Sushi Bar and Asian Cuisine is convenient to Knight Theater, Mint Mus...

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Rooster's
  • (704) 366-8688
  • 6601 Morrison Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28211

Experience our seasonally-inspired menu rooted in high quality ingredients, cooked in our signature wood-fire ovens that give our local vegetables,...

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McCormick and Schmick's
  • (704) 442-5522
  • 4335 Barclay Downs Drive, Charlotte NC 28209

From the Pacific Rim to the Gulf of Mexico, our selection of fresh seafood makes dining at McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood & Steaks an experience to ...

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Mattie's Diner
  • 704-376-1020
  • 915 Hamilton St, Charlotte, NC 28206

Retro diner in vintage dining-car digs with all-day menu 7 days a week, open 24 hours Friday-Sunday.

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US National Whitewater Center
  • 704-391-3900
  • 5000 Whitewater Center Parkway, Charlotte NC 28214

The USNWC, a non-profit outdoor center, is dedicated to promoting the active outdoor lifestyle with mountain biking and running trails, a climbing ...

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Park Road Books
  • (704) 525-9239
  • 4139 Park Rd, Charlotte, NC 28209

Charlotte's favorite independent bookstore since 1977, stocked with a variety of bestsellers, children's books, and book club selections, as well a...

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Latta Arcade
  • (704) 561-5275
  • 320 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202

Established in 1914, Latta Arcade is home to a charming collection of restaurants, shops and galleries including Arcade Men's Room, Canvas Boutique...

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Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
  • 704-353-9200
  • 420 S Tryon Street, Charlotte NC 28202

Charlotte's newest cultural attraction is dedicated to the exhibition of mod-20th-century art.  The terra cotta-tiled museum brims with artworks by...

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The King's Kitchen and Bakery
  • 704-370-2455
  • 129 W Trade St, Charlotte, NC 28202

Enjoy famed "New Local Southern Cuisine" at our not-for-profit restaurant for dishes of superiors quality and ingredients, with proceeds helping to...

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Residence Inn Uptown
  • 704-340-4000
  • 404 S Mint Street, Charlotte NC 28202

Located Uptown!  Spacious studio, one and two bedroom suites featuring full kitchens.  Enjoy complimentary hot breakfast, Internet access, Uptown s...

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VBGB Beer Hall and Garden
  • 704-333-4111
  • 920 Hamilton St, Charlotte, NC 28206

We support all of Charlotte's local breweries and feature lots of NC beers, as well as great craft beers from around the states and the entire worl...

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The Duke Mansion
  • (704) 714-4400
  • 400 Hermitage Rd, Charlotte, North Carolina 28207
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Osso Restaurant & Lounge
  • 704-971-0550
  • 1000 NC Music Factory Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28206

Authentic flavors of Italy for all to enjoy with a delightful mixture of classical and modern Italian cuisine.  We take pride in our locally source...

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Levine Museum of the New South
  • (704) 333-1887
  • 200 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC 28202

An interactive history museum with the most comprehensive interpretation of post-Civil War southern society featuring men, women and children, blac...

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Cajun Queen Restaurant
  • 704-377-9017
  • 1800 East 7th Street, Charlotte, NC 28205

Voted Charlotte's Best Cajun Restaurant.  Proudly serving Charlotte since 1985.  Nestled in historic Elizabeth, this 100 year old house is a warm, ...

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Maharani Indian Cuisine
  • (704) 370-2455
  • 901 South Kings Drive #115, Charlotte, NC 28204

Offering an array of traditional Indian cuisine with every dish presented uniquely infused with its own precise blend of spices.  This restaurant, ...

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Kohleen and Associates
  • (704) 533-2818
  • 3440 Toringdon Way #110, Charlotte, NC 28277

Kohleen & Associates specialize in Charlotte NC Real Estate, South Charlotte Real Estate, and Charlotte Homes and the surrounding areas - your dire...

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Brio Tuscan Grille
  • (704) 571-4214
  • 4720 Piedmont Row Drive, Charlotte, NC 28210

BRIO, meaning "lively or full of life", brings the pleasure of the Tuscan country villa to the Charlotte.  The food, staying true to the Tuscan phi...

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Bravo! Cucina Italiano
  • (704) 543-6902
  • 9824 Rea Road Charlotte, NC 28277

BRAVO! is upscale affordable dining at its best with great tasting Italian food and inviting atmosphere under a fun, family-friendly Roman ruin dec...

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