Charlotte Official Visitors Guide

2017

Charlotte, NC Official Visitors Guide

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charlottesgotalot.com 29 Davidson College Huntersville Huntersville has many ways to play and explore. Venture to Historic Latta Plantation or get up close and personal with great birds at Carolina Raptor Center. An upscale itinerary could include shopping at Birkdale Village, dining at Red Rocks Café and drinks at Primal Brewery. Pineville Built around the intersection of two trading routes, it's quite appropriate that Pineville became a booming textile and agricultural center. Today, this Charlotte suburb is home to Carolina Place Mall, the President James K. Polk State Historic Site, Sky High Sports and Pintville Craft Beer, a bottle shop. Matthews Matthews merges historic charm with economic growth. Explore the rich railroad history with a visit to the Matthews Train Depot and Visitors Center. Other popular spots include Matthews Playhouse, Royal Cafe & Creperie and Colonel Francis Beatty Regional Park. Cornelius A day in Cornelius could begin at the beach, as the lakeside town enjoys 54 miles of shoreline along Lake Norman. Grab a waterfront lunch at Port City Club, then spend the after- noon at D9 Brewing Company or Bayne Brewing Company with cold beer and regular live music. Mint Hill Southeast of Uptown, Mint Hill is a vibrant cultural hub. Mint Hill Arts hosts classes and workshops, while the Carl J. McEwen Historic Village takes visitors back in time. Dining favorites include Dunwellz Custom Kitchen and Pour House and Vintner's Hill, an upscale wine bar. Davidson Davidson's great bookstores, coffee shops and farmers markets buzz with activity. Davidson residents welcome the Concerts on the Green series from April through September, hosted on Davidson College's campus. Visit Kindred for dinner, one of Bon Appétit's "Best New Restaurants of 2016." BIG CHARM SMALL TOWNS,

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