Charlotte North Carolina is the largest city in the state and is the eighteenth largest city in the country. Otherwise known as The Queen City, Charlotte gets its name from the princess Charlotte of Mecklenburg Germany. The city is described as being a humid subtropical climate, with humid and warm summers, and mild to cold winters. Being on the Eastern coast of the United States, Charlotte is likely to be hit by a hurricane from time to time. When traveling to Charlotte, it's best to keep tabs on the news especially from May to October as this is considered to the be hurricane season. There are plenty of places to go and things to do in Charlotte North Carolina. The Wing Haven Garden And Bird Sanctuary is a popular tourist attraction that encompasses quiet woodland areas and formal gardens, making it a very serene atmosphere. This is a great spot to see a variety of birds and beautiful gardens. The Mint Museum Of Art has collections of early Renaissance paintings and other fun exhibits, including custom Renaissance clothing. The art in this museum contains paintings as well as coin collections and pottery. Charlotte's Longest-Running (tm) Daily City Tour is a two and a quarter hour tour that highlights over 75 places in the Charlotte area. This is a great tour to get to know the city. Charlotte North Carolina is a wonderful city to visit. There's something fun for everyone to take part in. This city is a great vacation destination.
Events in Charlotte
Ballantyne Village Wine Festival
at Blackfinn Ameripub - Ballantyne
Sip and Stroll your way through Ballantyne Village while sampling a wide variety of wines from different local and national vineyards!
Merchant & Trade’s Red, White & Blues Party
at Merchant and Trade
Celebrate the 4th of July at Merchant & Trade with themed cocktails, specialty BBQ menu items, and the hottest DJs in Charlotte.