Things to Do

25+ Must-Do Experiences for Kids in Charlotte

Create memories and find new adventures in the Queen City with this list of must-do experiences for kids in Charlotte.

The Ultimate Guide to Charlotte’s Coolest Playgrounds

From spraygrounds and nature trails to zip lines and rock walls, the Queen City is popping with playgrounds for kids of all ages. Grab snacks and sunscreen (and water, of course) and escape the house for a day filled with play.

posted by Amanda Lea

Best Places to Have a Picnic in the Queen City

Pack your own lunch and spread a blanket down at these area picnic points.

posted by Rosa Sprinkle

My Charlotte: Tamu Curtis

Oakland, California, native turned Charlotte resident, Tamu Curtis, is the owner of The Cocktailery— a trendy barware retail shop in South End’s Atherton Mill.

posted by DeAnna Taylor

She Hustles: Women-Owned Businesses

This Women’s History Month—and all year long—explore and support local, women-owned businesses while learning their stories and enjoying new experiences along the way.

posted by Celeste Smith

My Charlotte: Davita Galloway

Davita Galloway, co-owner of dupp&swat, shares her story and what she loves about the Queen City.

How to Spend a Day in Hickory

Think you know Hickory? Think again. The Greater Hickory Metro area has a lot to offer.

posted by City of Hickory, Catawba County, Visit Hickory Metro

Charlotte for Couples

Whether you’re planning a date night or a longer city escape, Charlotte has plenty to do for two.

posted by Kristen Moore

Spend 24 Hours Supporting Asian-Owned Businesses in Charlotte

In Charlotte, there are so many exciting, rich and diverse Asian-owned businesses that need your patronage.

posted by Alice Lee

Black-Owned Restaurants in Charlotte

Whether you’re a native Charlottean or planning to visit soon, check out some amazing Black-owned restaurants that you can support in the Queen City.

posted by Tierany Griffin

Charlotte Spa Guide: Top Places to Pamper Yourself

With the ever-present need for self-care and relaxation, Charlotte’s salon and spa scene is thriving. Whether you want to lounge by a pool, loosen up with a massage, or put your best face forward with a facial, these local spots have what you need.

posted by Abby Blanton

Neighborhood Explorer: The Mill District

The expanding North Davidson corridor from Uptown to Sugar Creek is home to a multitude of neighborhoods and pocket neighborhoods that make up the newly-minted Mill District.

posted by Liz Logan