Living in Charlotte

When you visit Charlotte, North Carolina, you'll be immediately struck by its irresistible charm. The more you take in its obvious natural beauty and cultural diversity, your appreciation for this vibrant American city will only grow deeper. Charlotte is a city that sets the bar high in many ways. The most obvious area of growth is in economic development. The city has attracted and become the home base for approximately 325 Fortune 500 companies as well as 300 international firms. With that economic power, the city has also managed to grow as a result of the influx of workers who have not only moved here to be a part of this growing workforce, but who also bring a cultural and social diversity to the city. That growth, in turn, has led to a steady stream of new enterprises that include restaurants, clubs, housing and shopping destinations.

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Spark up your love life with these Romantic Date Ideas in Charlotte.
Brace yourself for an awesome adventure at these Charlotte Family Attractions.
Sports fans + weekend warriors, here's your go-to list for Charlotte Sports & Recreation.
Dive into the cultural scene and explore Arts, Music & Entertainment in Charlotte.
Discover awe-inspiring masterpieces and cultural artifacts at some of the best Charlotte Museums.
When the lights go down, turn up the heat at these Charlotte Nightlife hotspots.
Indulge in a culinary adventure and enjoy the Best Restaurants in Charlotte.
Searching for that perfect something? We've got the ultimate Charlotte Shopping list.
Discover the sights, sounds and history of the city on these Unique Charlotte Tours.
Step outside and get back to nature with our list of Charlotte Outdoor Activities.
Our guide to Charlotte Festivals helps you celebrate the unique and sometimes strange side of the city.
Venture off the beaten path with this handy list of Hidden Treasures in Charlotte.

Speaking of shopping, the incredible selection of shops, boutiques and stores make shopping in Charlotte an adventure in and of itself, especially in the very popular SouthPark Mall and Concord Mills mega-mall. And, it's no secret that the people of Charlotte love their sports. Whether its Carolina Panthers NFL football or the NBA's Charlotte Bobcats, fans are as enthusiastic as they are devoted to their hometown teams. But as popular as those teams are, the city's Lowe's Motor Speedway is where the real action is, as it is the home of NASCAR, and that crowd takes the fan experience beyond the stratosphere! While crowds gather to watch the big race or the big game, Charlotte's historic traditions still resonate as loud as the roaring crowd, and nowhere is that more obvious than in the vintage structures that inhabit the city's Fourth Ward. Charlotte manages to encapsulate all of these seemingly divergent aspects quite seamlessly, and balances all of them with a nearly royal flair, thus living up to its name as the Queen City.

 

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Charlotte Government

City of Charlotte, NC

City of Charlotte

Phone: (704) 336-2244
Web: www.charmeck.org

Charlotte Fire Department

Charlotte Fire Department

Phone: (704) 336-4174
Web: www.charmeck.org

Charlotte-Merklenburg Police Department

Charlotte-Merklenburg Police Department

Phone: (704) 336-7600
Web: www.charmeck.org

Charlotte Chamber of Commerce

Charlotte Chamber of Commerce

Phone: (704) 378-1300
Web: www.charlottechamber.com

Charlotte Convention and Visitor's Bureau

Charlotte Convention and Visitors Bureau

Phone: (800) 231-4636
Web: www.charlottesgotalot.com

 

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Charlotte Transportation

Charlotte Area Transit System

Charlotte Area Transit System

Phone: (704) 336-7433
Web: www.charmeck.org

Charlotte/Douglas International Airport

Charlotte/Douglas International Airport

Phone: (704) 359-4000
Web: www.charmeck.org