Adventure, history and culture combine in Charlotte, NC, a city where there’s always something to do and Southern Comfort isn’t just a turn of phrase. With attractions that cater to travelers of all ages and persuasions, it’s the perfect place to take the family or just get away for awhile.
If water sports and white-knuckle outdoor excursions are something you enjoy, you won’t want to miss the U.S. National Whitewater Center. Venture out from your Charlotte hotel and you can raft or kayak down the country’s largest man-made whitewater river or stay dry on a hike or ecotrek through the beautiful surroundings.
The excitement continues at Discovery Place, a family-friendly attraction where science comes to life with hands-on exhibits, interactive displays and a 3D theatre that will get all of your senses involved in the fun. For a high-octane day at the races, Hendrick Motorsports Complex is the place to go. Watch and cheer on your favorite driver as they race to the finish. Dig into the proud history of NASCAR at the NASCAR Hall of Fame, where you’ll meet notable names and hear the incredible stories that have made the sport such a success.
For a more peaceful afternoon, the Billy Graham Library offers the chance to visit the famed man’s family home. The McDowell Nature Center & Reserve makes for incredible hiking – keep your eyes peeled for local wildlife. Fishermen will relish the opportunity to cast a line on Lake Norman, where the bass fishing is among the best anywhere.
Whenever your travels bring you here, stay in comfort and convenience at one of our IHG hotels in Charlotte, NC. With locations near all of the city’s most noteworthy attractions, you’ll never have to go far to find something new to experience. Book with IHG today for a visit to remember.