Travel & Accommodations
Charlotte, North Carolina (NC) stands in the Piedmont area and is close to the South Carolina border. Named after Queen Charlotte of Mecklenburg, the city is nicknamed 'Queen City' and today Charlotte is one of America's most important financial centers, second only to New York.
There are numerous breathtaking skyscrapers and high-rise buildings in Uptown Charlotte, which is bordered by the I-7 and I-277, known locally as Charlotte's 'Inner Beltline'. Many of the major tourist attractions in Charlotte are centered around Tyron Street, including strip malls, restaurants, a number of excellent museums and a vibrant music scene.