A Luxury Collection Destination, North Carolina, United States
An urban center in the heart of scenic, rural North Carolina, the Queen City has emerged as one of the South’s most fascinating metropolises. Simultaneously a center of international banking and a destination for art and design, Charlotte embraces its multi-layered history.
Named for the Tuckaseegee Ford and Trail, Tuck Fest is a three day gathering of outdoor enthusiasts. Enter a Stand Up Paddle Board competition, drop in for a yoga class or hang out and listen to live music and snack on healthy fare.
For two decades now fans have kicked off the May races at the Charlotte Motor Speedway with a rocking three-day festival of live music, appearances from drivers and races both on foot and behind the wheel.
Established in 1999, this three day festival is the ideal way to try tasty bites from over 100 local restaurants. Come for the food and stay for the cooking demonstrations, live performances, family activities and shopping at the pop-up boutique.
Listen to live big band music and stroll the stalls showcasing work from local artisans at this festival at the Little Sugar Creek Greenway.
Drift through the Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens in the evening to see it transformed by more than 800 handmade Chinese lanterns. Marvel at the illuminated silk and paper lamps shaped like pandas, peacocks and flowers from around the world.
Join other cycling lovers at the East Coast’s largest outdoor cycling demo and festival. Try out new bikes about to hit the market, cycle 25-miles of world-class local trails and enjoy craft beer, good food and live music.
Designed by Swiss architect Mario Botta and opened in 2010, the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art has an impressive collection of mid 20th century work. Catch In Focus/Enfoque, an exhibit of contemporary Mexican photography from over 50 artists from the United States and Mexico.
Get in the spirit of the holiday season as the Carowinds Amusement Park becomes a winter wonderland. Enjoy live Christmas shows, strolling performers, hands-on activities and a holiday food market.
The walls adorned with contemporary artwork curated by Shain Gallery are in perfect balance with the modern-Southern cuisine from executive chef J. Kelly Morrow.
A proper English-style afternoon tea with finger sandwiches, pastries, and an assortment of loose leaf tea is on offer Wednesday to Saturday.
There’s always something creative on tap—wine flights, whiskey tastings, themed cocktail tastings—at the handsome Galley Bar.
Nightcap or not, all are drawn to the live jazz, soul, R&B and more performances every Saturday night in the galley bar.
Delve into post-Civil War Southern history through engaging exhibits and presentations at the comprehensive Levine Museum of the New South.
The Gallery Restaurant doubles as an art gallery, with a rotating collection curated by the Shain Gallery, one of Charlotte’s premiere contemporary art providers.
Golf like a pro at the Golf Club at Ballantyne, a PGA golf course that’s also home to the the renowned Dana Rader Golf School, a Golf Channel Academy.
Swim year-round in the indoor, grotto-inspired pool and two indoor resistance pools. In warmer months, nab a lounger, order a refreshing drink, and soak up the sun at the larger outdoor pool.