Crowders Mountain State Park, a half hour west of Charlotte
Birdsong Brewing Company in Charlotte’s NoDa neighborhood
Hendrick Motorsports in Concord
This dynamic region is home to North Carolina's largest city, but that’s not all there is to discover here. Head north of the Queen City to shop furniture or explore the home of NASCAR and welcoming lake communities, or get outside at scenic and adventure attractions to the south, east and west.