Seek out some retail therapy.
This kind of shopping requires a strategic approach. Start south and work your way north or vice versa. Begin at Charlotte Premium Outlets. This newly opened collection of shops offers reduced prices at 100 designer stores from the Brooks Brothers Factory Store to Swarovski and everything in between. Meanwhile, SouthPark Mall is the mother of all shopping in Charlotte with luxury names that run the gamut. A coveted American Girl store recently even joined the ranks. It’s home to almost any find – small or large – you can imagine. The 88,000-square-foot Depot at Gibson Mill is a tourist attraction and a gold mine of antique treasures. Movie productions that filmed here including “The Hunger Games” have even raided its shelves.
Treatments at The Spa at Ballantyne are designed to calm, nurture and revitalize. Elements Spa Salon at the Great Wolf Lodge specializes in stress reduction with a variety of signature treatments from relaxation to rejuvenation.
Tantalize your tastes buds.
Dive into the sinful desserts at Bar Cocoa dessert bar in The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte. Create your own assortment of handmade truffle delights from famed chocolatier, Norman Love.
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This article ran in the May 2015 issue of Charlotte Happenings.
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