Charlotte City Guide

2018

Charlotte, NC Official Visitors Guide

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8 Charlotte City Guide 2018 NASCAR Hall of Fame Have a need for speed? Race in a realistic simulator, walk through a hauler, stand just feet away from historic cars on Glory Road and even try your hand at a pit stop. Learn the history of NASCAR, and relive racing's most heart- pounding moments at this engaging museum. nascarhall.com To Market, To Market Eat, drink and shop your way through two of Charlotte's urban markets. Atherton Mill and Market in South End and 7th Street Public Market in Uptown are both community hubs featuring popular shops, plus goods from area farmers and artisans. athertonmillandmarket.com, 7thstreetpublicmarket.com Rooftop Bars e bar's been raised in the Queen City. To enjoy striking views (and social-worthy shots) of the twinkling skyline, grab your crew and a cool cocktail from Fahrenheit, City Lights Rooop Bar, the new Kimpton Tryon Park Hotel or the new dual-branded AC Hotel and Residence Inn at the EpiCentre. chefroccowhalen.com, citylightsrooop.com, kimptonhotels.com, marriott.com Carowinds Adding to its high-thrill water park and something-for-everyone roster of coasters— including the fastest and tallest giga coaster in the world, Fury 325—the Carolinas' beloved theme park debuted its throwback County Fair attraction and WinterFest holiday wonderland in 2017. Five new kids rides and an 8,000-square- foot climb-and-play area are also part of the park's 2018 lineup. carowinds.com U.S. National Whitewater Center e world's largest man-made whitewater river is just the start of the U.S. National Whitewater Center's list of attractions. Find canopy tours, rock climbing, 30-plus miles of hiking and biking trails, zip lines and Catawba River adventures, plus festivals, food and cra brews, too. usnwc.org The Billy Graham Library Known as America's Pastor, Billy Graham has spent a lifetime pointing people to Christ. At this free barn-shaped museum, see videos and artifacts, and even hear a talking cow tell of Graham's international impact. billygrahamlibrary.org CROWN JEWELS PHOTOS 2 AND 4 BY KYO H NAM; PHOTO 3 BY ROBERT KISIAH HERE'S OUR LIST OF CAN'T-MISS SUGGESTIONS FOR FIRST-TIME VISITORS. 1

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