Charlotte Area

Claiming a top spot on Forbes magazine’s list of “America’s fastest-growing cities,” Charlotte is a city on the rise. A banking hub with a flair for entertainment, North Carolina’s largest city draws a diverse set of visitors: business travelers and beer lovers, outdoor enthusiasts and food connoisseurs. Thanks to the city’s pleasant, mild weather, golfing is a sport locals and visitors enjoy year-round. Hit the links on renowned courses throughout the metro area—Quail Hollow Club hosted the 2017 PGA Championship, and courses like The Golf Club at Ballantyne and Highland Creek Golf Club offer unparalleled challenges—then wind down at one of the Queen City’s inviting Southern eateries.

Easily accessible via Interstates 77, 85 and 40, Charlotte is convenient to cities in the Southeast, Northeast, Southwest and Midwest. Just 7 miles from Uptown, Charlotte Douglas International Airport, the world’s sixth busiest airport, offers nonstop service to more than 160 destinations worldwide. Amtrak, too, offers daily rail service to cities along the East Coast, including Raleigh, Richmond, Washington, D.C. and New York City, among others.