Charlotte Vacations & Travel Packages!
Charlotte may not be ancient, but is certainly one of the oldest cities to be inhabited in the US. Visitors visit it for its rich cultural and sporting history, and that includes the Charlotte Museum of History because it provides a 360 degree view of all that there was and has been till date in the city. Apart from that the city is also known for its love for anything on wheels. The city has reserved a large chunk of its heart for NASCAR Hall of Museum and Hendrick Motorsports Museum.
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Charlotte Museum of History
The museum has an extensive resource of the city's evolution over the course of past few centuries and it is told inside the museum by the tour guides in the museum. The museum also has some restored old buildings to its credit, none more famous than the Hezekiah Alexander House. Surviving as oldest structure in the city since 1774 AD, it was made during the Revolutionary War and is located in the premises of the Charlotte Museum of History.
Levine Museum of the New South
If you'd like to know more about this city after coming out of Charlotte Museum of History, you should head straight for Levine Museum of the New South. This museum focuses on the collection of photographs pertaining to this city and its development since 1865 AD, especially those of the local businesses that were prevalent here. It becomes a real treat when you get to touch cottonseed of those times or explore an old farmhouse.
NASCAR Hall of Fame
NASCAR Hall of Fame is all about the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) and the drivers who made it famous. To a racing enthusiast, nothing is bigger and better than a replica of the Glory Road (a popular racetrack) and its cars that made history. Icing on the cake is a collection of videos depicting the most glorious moments of racing here and of the untold preparations that NASCAR and individual teams undergo for race day.