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Charlotte’s got a lot. It’s even the theme of the marketing campaign for the city’s tourism. But when there is so much to see you may be confused on what are the essential Charlotte things you need to experience. This list comprises things you should see whether you’re born and raised, a transplant, or a visitor. Enjoy the essential spots to see in Charlotte:

  • Bank of America Stadium

    Whether you are attending an NFL, NCAA, or soccer game or one of the many upcoming concerts Bank of America Stadium is a must-see.

  • Trade & Tryon

    It’s called Center City for a reason and the four corners that make up Trade & Tryon are some of Charlotte’s most recognizable.

  • Carowinds

    Coming into Charlotte it’s often the first thing you see either from I-77 or the sky. The Carolina’s theme park has become known for its massive roller coasters after being bought by Cedar Fair.

  • The Confetti Hearts Wall

  • NASCAR Hall of Fame

    Die-hard or casual race fans love strolling the exhibits of the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

  • Freedom Park

    Just minutes from uptown in the Myers Park/Dilworth neighborhood lies Charlotte’s most beautiful park. A lake, walking trails, the Charlotte Nature Museum, playgrounds, and ball fields are all here.

  • Billy Graham Library

    Christmas is the perfect time to plan a visit but any time of the year the Billy Graham Library is a Charlotte destination rich in history.

  • US National White Water Center

    Built to be an Olympic training center the US National White Water Center is one of the most popular spots in all of the Queen City. Rafting, kayaking, live music, hiking trails, zip lines, and more make this spot a can’t miss in Charlotte.