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Charlotte is the most populous city in the state of North Carolina. It is
the county seat of Mecklenburg County in the US. The city is located in the
hilly area of Piedmont and derives its name from the wife of King George
II. Like most of the Americana cities, Charlotte’s Uptown is the place for
all history freaks where they can indulge themselves with the city’s sheer
number and variance of museums. Some of the major highlights here are
Charlotte Museum of History, Rosedale Plantation, and the NASCAR Hall of
Things to do in Charlotte
NASCAR Hall of Fame
NASCAR Hall of Fame houses everything related to the NASCAR, America’s
premier car racing event. The gallery features a simulated racetrack, some
of the most iconic racing cars of yesteryears, including a 1952 Hudson
Hornet, and the heroes of the sport. A visit to the High-Octane Theater is
also available with its 64-foot-wide projection screen with surround sound
relaying audio-visual treats related to the iconic sports event.
Carolinas Aviation Museum
Carolinas Aviation Museum is an excellent place to visit for those who are
inclined towards history, technology, and evolution of air travel and
aircraft. The museum is home to many vintage and historic aircrafts
including a copy of the Wright Flyer and the Grumman F-14D Super Tomcat
Charlotte Museum of History
Charlotte Museum of History is a display of the city’s historical past. The
museum features 3 permanent exhibits like the seven-ton American Freedom
Bell, a 1769 Spanish cannon, and a mid-19th century stone
Chilean mill. The building is flanked by some beautifully restored
buildings like the Hezekiah Alexander House, the Kitchen, and the
Best Time to Visit Charlotte
Summer season, the months from March to May are the best to book flights
from Seattle to Charlotte. Tourists can book flights from SEA to CLT during
this season to enjoy its cultural festivals and events like Charlotte Wine
and Food Weekend, PGA Tour Wells Fargo Championship and Speed Street
Festival, followed by the usual spring break madness.