Welcome to the largest city in North Carolina! Rated number fifteen on the best cities to live in the US, and number seventeen of the fastest-growing cities in the country, Charlotte has a lot to offer. The center city is home to corporate headquarters of Bank of America and the east coast operations of Wells Fargo. Uptown is also home to the NFL’s Carolina Panthers, the NBA’s Charlotte Hornets, Charlotte Knights baseball team and The NASCAR Hall of Fame. Art lovers can visit one of the many museums, galleries, and the beautiful free-standing art expressions throughout the city. The kids can enjoy the array of museums and activities, like Discovery Place and the Levine Museum of the New South.
Charlotte offers many great areas to enjoy the outdoors, including US National Whitewater Center, Carolina Thread Trail, Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens, Freedom Park, and much more! Charlotte’s light rail, LYNX, can be ridden from I-485 at South Blvd all the way across the city to The University of North Carolina at Charlotte. On top of everything that Charlotte has to offer, it is also centrally located to many beaches, mountains, camping, and national forests.