Charlotte North Carolina is a vibrant metropolis and vibrant city in North Carolina. It is home to the prestigious Levine Museum of the New South; an African American history museum that showcases the influence of slavery and the art, music and history of black Americans. The recently renovated Science Museum of Carolina atgers one of the major additions to the area’s arts scene. Other notable destinations include the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, the Charlotte Zoo, and Gardens at East Town. Charlotte is the state capitol, and its mission statement proclaims, “Charlotte is poised on the gateway of the United States.” Discovering this dynamic city is easy with a Charlotte North Carolina driving tour.
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A driving tour of this dynamic city will begin in the heart of the urban sprawl with its historic downtown core. Charlotte’s Central Business District is comprised of world-class malls including Charlotte Bowl, Atlantic Station, Merrell Park, and uptown’s famous Piedmont Region, home to some of the city’s best dining and shopping experiences. Take a walking tour of uptown, rich in history and culture. The walking tour brings you around historic intersections, parks and historic buildings. Charlotte is filled with public transit and other options for transportation, but you are most likely to be able to take your own way around the city using the public transportation system.
If you prefer to travel by yourself, the city has a variety of options for sightseeing that do not require the intercity bus system. One option is the Meckley Historic Walking Tour, which begins in Meckley Park. Meckley Park was originally built as a summer home to an affluent family in the 1800s. Many of the original homes are still standing today, along with some of Charlotte’s original parks. A walking tour of the park is one of the most relaxing ways to explore the city.