Charlotte Tourism

Commonly known as the Queen City, Charlotte is an entertainment in itself. The city wins tourists by just being there. The attractions simply contribute to the tourism of North Carolina. The city of museums, monuments, gardens, and a whole lot of natural beauty cannot be more appealing to a tourist while choosing a destination for a vacation.

While North Carolina comprises of 16 cities, this queen city bags the title of the biggest city amongst them. The city will take you back in history through its museums and spike the enthusiasm on your trip with its entertaining theme park. Shopping of course is always fun in the city while the nights here never sleep. The city is home to one the best clubs which add to the sparkle of Charlotte’s nightlife. The parks and gardens on the other hand are perfect to unwind on a holiday.

The water bodies in the city call for exciting water sport activities and there’s not a minute when you’d get bored here. The city of Charlotte has everything to complete a perfect holiday and hence tourists have every reason to find themselves in this part of North Carolina.

Essential travel information and Charlotte tips for your visit

  • Carry a rain gear as it rains all year round in the city.
  • If you’re visiting in winter, carry an extra layer of clothing as the temperature drops below 0 degree C.
  • Hire a taxi to travel in the city as it is more convenient.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Charlotte

  • Save 8% Charlotte's Historical City Tour
    Charlotte's Historical City Tour6 Reviews

    Duration: 1 Hrs 30 Mins

    Take a unique guided tourthrough North Carolinas largest city on a guided tour of Charlotte and see some of the top attractio...

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  • Save 3% Charlotte Segway Tour
    Charlotte Segway Tour94 Reviews

    Duration: 2 Hrs

    Buzz through Charlottes hopping Uptown neighborhood on this Segway tour of North Carolinas biggest city! Follow your local gu...

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  • Charlotte Comedy City Tour
    Charlotte Comedy City Tour60 Reviews

    Duration: 1 Hrs 30 Mins

    ExploreCharlotte's most interesting neighborhoods on this 90-minute bus tour with a comedic spin. As you cruise through town,...

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  • Beyond the Grave Haunted History Tour
    Beyond the Grave Haunted History Tour19 Reviews

    Duration: 1 Hrs 30 Mins

    On this 90 minute historic, ghostly walking tour in uptown Charlotte you'll be guided by lantern light, listening to the stor...

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  • Know the pollution level of Charlotte before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 21.43 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 38.64 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 26.14 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 15.91 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 14 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 19.32 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Charlotte for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Charlotte.

    • Burglary and Theft 43.48 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 40.22 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 48.37 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 31.52 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 51.09 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 37.5 (Low)
    • Drug offense 51.63 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 77.72 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 47.28 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 39.13 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 24.46 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 55.68 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Charlotte is 193.72 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 54.83 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 84.05 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 27.53 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 38.43 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 76.26 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 75 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.37 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 139.63 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Charlotte

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33.63 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 74.65 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 42.1 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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