Charlotte refers to the largest city in the U.S state of North Carolina which also doubles up as the administrative centre or seat of Mecklenburg County. It is the seventeenth largest city in the U.S based on population. Charlotte is a major financial centre in the USA and is second to New York which is the largest banking centre. Some of the cities that lie in close proximity with the city of Charlotte include Winston Salem, Greensboro-NC, Durham, Raleigh and Atlanta.
There are a number of attractions in Charlotte. One of these attractions is the Charlotte Museum of History which features a wealth of knowledge regarding Charlotte and its environs. It boasts of five permanent exhibits and from time to time hosts international and national travelling exhibits. The other attraction is the Charlotte Nature Museum which features an assortment of interesting exhibits regarding the natural world. The museum has a fascinating collection of exhibits featuring the likes of the Machine Shop and Einstein’s Corner just to mention a few. The Charlotte Nature Museum is part and parcel of the Discovery Place. To get to these attractions, you need to hire a car in Charlotte.
The Discovery Place refers to a is an exciting place which features a number of attractions including an IMAX Theatre, the Discovery Place for children, the Charlotte Nature Museum as well as the Discovery Hall. The other must visit attraction in Charlotte is the Hendrick Motorsports Museum. This attraction is located conveniently in close proximity with Lowes’s Race track. The museum feature the history of the Hendrick Motorsports including a race car with it many components that include front and rear section, roll cage and oil pan all set in a fifteen thousand square foot floor space. To get to these attractions, you need to rent a car in Charlotte.
The Levine Museum of the New South features an interesting collection of Post civil war southern history. It also features a permanent collection of items. Additionally, the museum also plays host to a number of travelling exhibits from around the globe within its gallery spaces. The other attraction in Charlotte is the Mint Museum of Art which began operations from the year 1936 and features a number of things including decorative arts, paintings, textiles, classics as well as contemporaries. It includes pre-Columbian art, European and American Ceramics, American art, Asian and African art, Spanish Colonial art as well as American decorative arts. To get to these attractions you need car rental in Charlotte.
There are a number of other popular attractions in Charlotte including Mint Museum of Craft and Design, Paramount's Carowinds, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, C. Grier Beam Truck Museum, Reed Gold Mine State Historic Site, Schiele Museum of Natural History, Cannon Village Visitor Center, James K. Polk Memorial, and more.
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