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Charlotte Tourism and Sightseeing
Located in the heart of the Southeast, Charlotte, the 17th largest city in the U.S., lies along North Carolina's southern border and is a halfway point between New York and Florida. Visitors to Charlotte will find a city on the move with a strong hold on its heritage. It exudes a bustling, cosmopolitan vibe with a down-home feel. Simultaneously, urban and urbane yet quiet and quaint, this hot spot of trade, energy, finance and culture, hasn't lost a bit of its sassy southern charm as it continues to grow. Known as the Queen City, Charlotte lives up to its royal namesake with its rich history and culture, a vibrant arts and music scene, and regal southern hospitality offered at every turn. It also serves as the North Carolina hub for professional and amateur sports including NASCAR, the NFL, the NBA and more. This new south city sits firmly on the rock of old southern appeal and is too fascinating to be missed.   Skip to Best Places to Stay. Best Time to Visit. View Map.


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Crowders Mountain State Park
Crowders Mountain State Park Top Attraction!
Fishing in Kings Mountain, NC USA

Climb rugged peaks rising 800 feet above the surrounding countryside and watch raptors soar in the wind currents. Rocky ledges and outcrops are the perfect seats from which to view the panorama below. The park itself is 5,096 acres.


U.s. National Whitewater Center
U.s. National Whitewater Center Top Attraction!
Recreation in Charlotte, NC USA

The U.S. National Whitewater Center is an outdoor recreation facility set on the banks of the Catawba River.

Billy Graham Library
Billy Graham Library things to do on a rainy day in Charlotte, NC
Museum in Charlotte, NC USA

The 40,000-square-foot Billy Graham Library has drawn more than one million visitors from all 50 states and over 80 countries since its 2007 opening.

Cajun Canvas
Cajun Canvas
Recreation in Charlotte, NC USA

A fun place to paint a masterpiece while enjoying a drink. Bring a bottle of wine or a few beers to enjoy as you follow along with the artist to create a 'Painting By You'. Everyone begins with a blank canvas. You will receive step-by-step instructions which are designed for all skill levels.

Carolinas Aviation Museum
Carolinas Aviation Museum things to do on a rainy day in Charlotte, NC
Museum in Charlotte, NC USA

Home of the "Miracle on the Hudson" exhibit and more! Carolinas Aviation Museum has a comprehensive collection of aircraft, helicopters, equipment and artifacts, covering years of aviation history.


Flower Delivery 4 All Charlotte
Flower Delivery 4 All Charlotte things to do on a rainy day in Charlotte, NC
Shopping in Charlotte, NC USA
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Flower Delivery 4 All Charlotte is a Charlotte florist offering unbelievable variety of flowers and gifts for any occasion you can imagine. We have a lot of experience sending flower bouquets, flower baskets, fruit baskets and gifts.

IMAX Theatre at Discovery Place
IMAX Theatre at Discovery Place things to do on a rainy day in Charlotte, NC
Imax Theatre in Charlotte, NC USA


International Migratory Bird
International Migratory Bird
Nature in Huntersville, NC USA

Fun and informative walk on the Raptor Trail Celebrate with bird lovers around the world this May 14th. The Raptor Trail is open from 10AM to 5 PM.

Regal Stonecrest at Piper Glen Stadium 22 & IMAX
Regal Stonecrest at Piper Glen Stadium 22 & IMAX things to do on a rainy day in Charlotte, NC
Imax Theatre in Charlotte, NC USA



Sky High Sports Charlotte
Sky High Sports Charlotte things to do on a rainy day in Charlotte, NC
Recreation in Pineville, NC USA

recreation center Are you ready to Jump Sky High! Jump around and have fun and more fun. Jump Sky High recreation center in Charlotte has games and fun activities for all ages.

 Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit : 2 Day Ticket
Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit : 2 Day Ticket things to do on a rainy day in Charlotte, NC
Sep 29, 2017 (Friday) Concert event in Charlotte, NC USA

Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit : 2 Day Ticket September 29, 2017 at Ovens Auditorium in Charlotte, NC 8:00PM

1029 The Lake House Party with Sixteen Candles
1029 The Lake House Party with Sixteen Candles things to do on a rainy day in Charlotte, NC
Aug 26, 2017 (Saturday) Concert event in Charlotte, NC USA

1029 The Lake House Party with Sixteen Candles August 26, 2017 at The Fillmore Charlotte in Charlotte, NC 8:00PM

106.5 The End's
106.5 The End's ""Fall Fiesta"" Starring Joywave things to do on a rainy day in Charlotte, NC
Sep 20, 2017 (Wednesday) Concert event in Charlotte, NC USA

106.5 The End's ""Fall Fiesta"" Starring Joywave September 20, 2017 at The Underground in Charlotte, NC 8:00PM

2 Chainz – Pretty Girls Like Trap Music Tour 2017
2 Chainz – Pretty Girls Like Trap Music Tour 2017 things to do on a rainy day in Charlotte, NC
Sep 12, 2017 (Tuesday) Concert event in Charlotte, NC USA

2 Chainz – Pretty Girls Like Trap Music Tour 2017 September 12, 2017 at The Fillmore Charlotte in Charlotte, NC 8:00PM

2Cellos at Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre
2Cellos at Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre
Sep 20, 2017 (Wednesday) Theater event in Charlotte, NC USA

2Cellos September 20, 2017 at Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre in Charlotte, NC 7:30PM

311 with special guests New Politics
311 with special guests New Politics
Next Month, Jul 26, 2017 (Wednesday) Concert event in Charlotte, NC USA

311 with special guests New Politics July 26, 2017 at Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre in Charlotte, NC 7:00PM

8 Tour - Incubus with special guests Jimmy Eat World
8 Tour - Incubus with special guests Jimmy Eat World things to do on a rainy day in Charlotte, NC
Next Month, Jul 11, 2017 (Tuesday) Concert event in Charlotte, NC USA

8 Tour - Incubus with special guests Jimmy Eat World July 11, 2017 at PNC Music Pavilion in Charlotte, NC 6:45PM

Adam Ant: The Anthems Tour at The Fillmore Charlotte
Adam Ant: The Anthems Tour at The Fillmore Charlotte things to do on a rainy day in Charlotte, NC
Sep 22, 2017 (Friday) Concert event in Charlotte, NC USA

Adam Ant: The Anthems Tour September 22, 2017 at The Fillmore Charlotte in Charlotte, NC 8:00PM

Against All Odds Tour
Against All Odds Tour
Next Month, Jul 19, 2017 (Wednesday) Concert event in Charlotte, NC USA

Against All Odds Tour July 19, 2017 at Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre in Charlotte, NC 8:00PM

An Evening With Alison Krauss & David Gray
An Evening With Alison Krauss & David Gray things to do on a rainy day in Charlotte, NC
Sep 29, 2017 (Friday) Concert event in Charlotte, NC USA

An Evening With Alison Krauss & David Gray September 29, 2017 at PNC Music Pavilion in Charlotte, NC 7:30PM

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Best Places to Stay in Charlotte


Fairfield Inn By Marriott Charlotte Gastonia
Guest Score:
From $85 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Monroe
Guest Score:
From $99 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.
Homewood Suites By Hilton Charlotte Ballantyne Area
Guest Score:
From $116 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Residence Inn By Marriott Charlotte Southpark
Guest Score:
From $93 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Springhill Suites Charlotte Ballantyne
Guest Score:
From $119 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.

Best Time to Visit Charlotte


Although Charlotte boasts year-round attractions and events, the best time to visit Charlotte is in the spring and summer. Spring temperatures are cool with averages in the mid 60's and highs in the mid 70's. Spring nights are cool with lows in the low 50's. Summer temperatures are warm with averages in the upper 70's and highs in the mid 80's. Nights are mild with lows in the upper 60's.

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Monthly Temperatures in Charlotte


Month Low Avg High
January 32.1 41.7 51.3
February 34.4 45.2 55.9
March 41.6 52.8 64.1
April 49.1 60.9 72.8
May 58.2 69.0 79.7
June 66.5 76.5 86.6
July 70.6 80.3 90.1
August 69.3 78.9 88.4
September 63.0 72.7 82.3
October 50.9 61.7 72.6
November 41.8 52.3 62.8
December 34.9 44.4 54.0

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