Charlotte Attractions

From thrilling adventures to state-of-the-art performance venues, family fun activities and vibrant nightlife, Charlotte has something for everyone! Charlotte is North Carolina's largest city and offers a plethora of diverse attractions. When visiting the Queen City to shop for furniture or explore the home of NASCAR you’ll find our hotel is close to all the action. Uptown holds several fine museums plus restaurants featuring traditional “Carolina” cuisine to suit everyone’s taste. With the area’s diverse neighborhoods, you can choose to explore NODA’s eclectic, artsy and playful side or visit the South End for vibrant, youthful and trendy spots. Charlotte is a host city for meetings and conventions, and a great city to catch sporting events.

Our guests are welcomed with Southern hospitality! Feel free to stop by our friendly front desk for any questions you’d like answered, directions to a local museum, or guidance with planning a fun-filled day.

Featured Attractions

NASCAR Hall of Fame

Conveniently located in Uptown Charlotte, less than 10 miles from our hotel, you’ll find The NASCAR Hall of Fame where legends live on. Enjoy this interactive entertainment attraction honoring the history and heritage of NASCAR offering amazing artifacts, interactive exhibits, and simulator rides. You can also grab a bite to eat in the Pitstop Café or at the Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant. Be sure to take home a souvenir at the Gear Shop to help you remember it all.

Carowinds Amusement Park

Family-friendly fun awaits at Carowinds amusement park with their outstanding rides and coastal thrills. Stroll the grounds to see acrobats, dancers, and entertainers performing around the park before grabbing a buddy and taking a thrilling ride on one of 13 world-class roller coasters. Be sure and cool off at the Carolina Harbor waterpark for the coolest place to slide, splash, chill and dine (admission included in ticket price). Additionally, in all areas of the park you’ll enjoy delicious authentic Carolina cuisine. Visitors of all ages will enjoy this family-friendly park!

Billy Graham Library

Visitors will journey through history with one of the most prominent voices of the 20th century at the Billy Graham Library. Through multimedia exhibits, films, and memorabilia, you'll experience the historic moments of his life and legacy. Take a tour of the restored Graham family home, shop in Ruth’s Attic, and enjoy lunch in the Dairy Bar. The Billy Graham Library will leave you inspired by this amazing man and his message of hope. Open Monday through Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Free admission.

Things to Do

Dining

  • Gardenia Restaurant 2.5 mi
  • Pinky's Westside Grill 3.8 mi
  • Stockyard Restaurant 4.0 mi
  • Anita's Mexican Grill 4.3 mi
  • Mac's Speed Shop 5.5 mi
  • Living Kitchen 6.1 mi
  • Futo Buta 6.2 mi
  • Mama Ricotta's 6.8 mi
  • Zen Fusion 7.3 mi
  • Midwood Smokehouse 8.2 mi

Shopping

  • Westerly Hills Plaza 2.7 mi
  • Freedom Village Shopping Center 2.8 mi
  • SouthPark 9.8 mi
  • Charlotte Premium Outlets 9.9 mi
  • Northlake Mall 11.4 mi