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10 Hikes Within Two Hours of Uptown Charlotte

The Queen City offers her own enviable trails and lush tree canopy, but sometimes you need to get out of town and really immerse yourself in nature. Here’s a look at 10 great hikes within a two-hour drive of Uptown Charlotte. (Pro Tip: Weekdays are best for less-crowded park experiences.)

posted by Virginia Brown

Your Rail Trail Toolkit for an Active Afternoon

Looking to enjoy an active afternoon in the QC? Take a stroll, a jog or grab a bike and get your heart rate up while enjoying some of the best spots along the Rail Trail in South End.

posted by Jessica Swannie

5 Reasons to Visit the U.S. National Whitewater Center

An Olympic training ground and a family-friendly attraction, the U.S. National Whitewater Center offers wet-and-wild fun for all.

posted by Roketa Dumas

Why Charlotte is the Mecca of Disc Golf

Charlotte is home to one of the most active and passionate disc golf communities in the country, anchored by a dense concentration of courses ranging from beginner-friendly to world championship caliber.

posted by Andy Goh

Best Places to Enjoy the Outdoors in Charlotte

Charlotte’s parks and preserves feature fun for everyone

posted by Rob Glover

6 Must-Do Charlotte Experiences

We sought unmistakably Charlotte experiences and found them in these popular locales. Here are six experiences exclusive to the Queen City.

posted by Allison Hancin