Outdoors & Adventure
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.)
Find inspiration and escape in the outdoors. Choose from six curated outdoor experiences in Charlotte, featuring over 22 miles of trails, dining with outdoor amenities, local businesses and attractions with the CLT Trail Guide. Try out the mobile-friendly experience as you're walking, biking or running along trails from South Charlotte all the way up to University City.
An Olympic training ground and a family-friendly attraction, the U.S. National Whitewater Center offers wet-and-wild fun for all.