Things to do

18 Must-Do Experiences for Kids in Charlotte

Whether you’re a proud Charlotte native, a welcomed transplant or a visitor, you’re part of the Queen City’s unique family. And like any family, Charlotte’s holds a host of time-treasured traditions that are part of the initiation process. Here’s a look at 18 “so-Charlotte” activities every kid (or kid at heart) should experience in the city.

Charlotte for Couples

Whether you’re planning a date night or a longer city escape, Charlotte has plenty to do for two. Here are some irresistible ideas for discovering (or rediscovering) culture, romance and excitement in the Queen City.

Experience Charlotte's Top Tours

Explore everything the Queen City has to offer on a guided tour.

Explore Charlotte's Gardens

Relish springtime's beauty all around the Queen City.

Navigating the Charlotte Light Rail

The evolution of Charlotte’s LYNX Blue Line light rail.

LGBTQ Guide to Charlotte

Known for its warm and welcoming spirit, Charlotte is filled with LGBTQ-friendly ways to experience the city. From nosh to nightlife, here are our best bets for seeing the most of the Queen City.

Beyond Charlotte City Limits

Just a short drive outside of Charlotte's city limits, you'll find high-speed thrills, exotic animals, scenic views, upscale vineyards and lots more.