Things to Do

Best Places to Have a Picnic in the Queen City

Pack your own lunch and spread a blanket down at these area picnic points.

posted by Rosa Sprinkle

My Charlotte: Tamu Curtis

Oakland, California, native turned Charlotte resident, Tamu Curtis, is the owner of The Cocktailery— a trendy barware retail shop in South End’s Atherton Mill.

posted by DeAnna Taylor

She Hustles: Women-Owned Businesses

This Women’s History Month—and all year long—explore and support local, women-owned businesses while learning their stories and enjoying new experiences along the way.

posted by Celeste Smith

My Charlotte: Davita Galloway

Davita Galloway, co-owner of dupp&swat, shares her story and what she loves about the Queen City.

How to Spend a Day in Hickory

Think you know Hickory? Think again. The Greater Hickory Metro area has a lot to offer.

posted by City of Hickory, Catawba County, Visit Hickory Metro

Charlotte for Couples

Whether you’re planning a date night or a longer city escape, Charlotte has plenty to do for two.

posted by Kristen Moore

Spend 24 Hours Supporting Asian-Owned Businesses in Charlotte

In Charlotte, there are so many exciting, rich and diverse Asian-owned businesses that need your patronage.

posted by Alice Lee

Black-Owned Restaurants in Charlotte

Whether you’re a native Charlottean or planning to visit soon, check out some amazing Black-owned restaurants that you can support in the Queen City.

posted by Tierany Griffin

Neighborhood Explorer: The Mill District

The expanding North Davidson corridor from Uptown to Sugar Creek is home to a multitude of neighborhoods and pocket neighborhoods that make up the newly-minted Mill District.

posted by Liz Logan

Unleash Charlotte's Dog-Friendly Offerings

Charlotte’s known for being an especially dog-friendly city, so if you’re looking to get out and about with your fur baby in tow, here’s where to go.

posted by Amanda Lea

Neighborhood Explorer: Wesley Heights

Beautiful homes and skyline views combine in this friendly and thriving West End neighborhood.

posted by Amanda Lea

Neighborhood Explorer: Elizabeth

Just south of Uptown, this historic neighborhood is charming to its core.

posted by Amanda Lea