Hi all, I'm going to be at the convention center for a few days, but can't handle the prices of the hotels nearby. I won't have a car, so could you recommend a neighborhood outside of the pricey area where I can find a reasonable ($55-85)hotel and either a bus, shuttle, or cheap taxi ride in and out of downtown each day? I was originally thinking of the University area, but that looks maybe a bit far away. But I've never been to Charlotte, so I'm relying on the experts. Thanks so much for your help! Liz
I want to go Myrtle beach for a couple days but I have absolutely no idea how to get there from Shelby. I don't have a car so does anybody know where I can find a bus that goes there?
I'm going to be in Charlotte in a few weeks and I was wondering if anyone knew any good vantage points where I can take some good pictures of downtown. Any streets, parks, parking decks, or bridges would be very helpful.
Attempting to atttend Southern Living Show in Charlotte. Show date is three weeks out, Gold and Diamond Status, multiple hotels saying they "have blocks of rooms reserved for "groups"(unknown entities), but will have to drive from Rock Hill, SC. in order to go (could be 40 min. away). This is Charlotte for goodness sake, not Pole Cat, Arkansas!?! Why are there not more hotels accepting pets inside Charlotte? Called Chamber, Visitor Bureau, Southern Shows Office - All not helpful. Bad Business in Charlotte! Bad!
I am travelling with my husband and three kids aged 13, 10 and 8 to the U.S. We are flying to Charlotte and then need to catch a connecting flight 6 hours later. I am just wondering if anyone else has experienced this with kids and if there is anything for them to do at the airport to keep them entertained. Otherwise I need to find some things to take with me to stop them getting bored! Many thanks....
Is it easy or safe to walk from the Charlotte Amtrak station to the bus terminal on West Trde Street?
I'm driving from western New York to South Carolina and probably taking I-81 and I-77 in part to avoid Washington. However, I'm afraid the timing will have me in Charlotte at rush hour. Maybe I can arrive before it hits. Would traffic on I-77 southbound be heavy between 3 and 5 p.m.? I'm thinking that's largely the reverse commute but then when we pass the city proper we'd be in the heading-home direction. Any advice? Thanks!
We are driving down from Charlotte to Atlanta. We want to know what are the places enroute to Atlanta or around Atlanta. Although we have noted down few places within Atlanta to visit, let me know if anything I should not miss to see.
In last minute, I have to travel from Charlotte to New York. I found the air fares very expensive and grehound bus/Amtrak equally expensive. I have used China town bus tours (www.gotobus.com) earlier and found good. When I checked there is a "Sky Express" bus service operating bus from Charlotte to NY for30 one way. Price is excellent but wanted feedback from someone who have used this on reliability, safety and comfort. Any reply will be useful.
I'm planing to travel to Savannah over a weekend from Charlotte, is there a bus that goes there? appreciate if anyone could suggest me a bus company and contacts. thank you.
I am attending the event at the Aviation Museum on Saturday. I'm arriving by Train. What is the best way to get to the museum from the Train Station?
I have a 5 hour layover in Charlotte, is it worth venturing out into the city centre? Can you get there by bus or public transit? Any tips or suggestions are greatly appreciated.
i pass through charlotte twice a year on the way to fla and back.it's about halfway,so i usually stay over here.i've yet to find an area that's walkable, safe and has some attractive places to have a drink or watch a game.any suggestions?
Greetings. I will have a full day off in Charlotte before a shoot and would like to know where to get some interesting shots that would convey more of a southern feel. Will have a car and don't mind driving an hour or so out of Charlotte if recommended. Recommendations welcomed. Thanks!
Want to visit Charlote, N.C. for an event at the convention center Aug 14-15. Looking for an inexpensive hotel with parking within reasonable walking/driving distance or along the trolly route. Don't want to stay in the Hilton- won't be in the room that much. Does anyone have any suggestions? Thanks in advance-
What year did Carowinds open? I believe I went there the first year it was open or just about finished. I'm guessing in 1972 or 1973?
My brother and I will be in Charlotte for 4 days, over the Mother's Day weekend and will have several chunks of time to explore! So quick, list a few things we should do and places to dine. Thanks a ton, Jill
I will be staying in Charlotte April 4 for 3 nights. I will be renting a car for one day only and the other 2 days I won't have one. What is a good neighbourhood to stay in that is "foot" friendly...i like to walk around and see things. Or can someone recommend a good neighbourhood to stay in? thanks
My husband will be headed to Charlotte in March for a business trip (entire week) and I was considering tagging along, but am curious as to what there is to see/visit in Charlotte. I know it's got a lot of southern charm, but what can I do all day while he is in meetings? I am 52, not really into shopping but do enjoy museums, concerts, local history. Also, what is the weather like in mid-March? I appreciate your input. Thank you.
Would be grateful if any locals or fellow travellers could recommend various forms of transport between Charlotte NC and Dallas Tx. Timescale is not important, price is more so, but so is safety! Train seems complicated, i.e via New Orleans, San Antonio etc. Are Greyhounds generally considered safe? Thanks
Will be coming to Charlotte in early November and want to know about the weather. I looked on the weather sites and it says it's going to be rather "brisk." Temps only getting in the mid 40's?? I guess I will need my winter coat. I did live in NC many years ago on the coast though and have never been to the "other side" of the state. Any places that are a must see? We will be staying in the Hickory area. I understand that is about an hour north of Charlotte. Looking for fabric stores too. Thanks for any suggestions.
Has anybody driven to Orlando? How is the trip. Is I95 boring? Are there alternatives to Orlando, besides driving? I heard the train leave out at wee hours of the morning. If you have driven to Orlando from Charlotte, let me know how it was. Thanks in advance.
What would be the best day to take my family to Carowinds so we wouldn't have to wait long in the lines to ride rides.Wednesday or Thursday?
My husband & I are headed down to Waxhaw next week to look for a rental. We're wondering what restaurants the locals would recommend? Also, are there any events going on in Charlotte during the week of Jun 11th? -Thanks!
Going to be in Charlotte for a weekend at the end of Septmeber. Is there a particular area that we should be staying in? Would like to be around shops, dining, etc. I'll start browsing some travelpages for things to do but my first concern is getting a hotel in a good location. Thanks.
I was wanting to attend the Aug 1, 2007 John Mayer show in Charlotte. The web ticket brokers have all the good seats at double and triple the Verizon Ticketmaster price. I just need one ticket. How is the seating view from around the different Verizon Amphitheatre sections before I pay double or triple for sections 1,2,and 3? Ticket brokers don't give you seat number just seat row and section. I long for the days when we could see the best bands in the world for under10 and now you gotta spend100. I feel sorry for today's music loving teens.
Hi. Can anyone let me know if Boomerang Bay has a separate entry ticket, or is the price included in the entry ticket for Carowinds Amusement park.( The regular one-day ticket for the park costs around40 per person). Does this 40$ include the entry for Boomerang Bay as well? Thanks.
Hello, My friend and I are flying from Paris via Washington to Charlotte and we will be there in the evening. We have to reach Myrtle Beach, SC. What transportation is the cheapest? Is it possible to get the Myrtle Beach by train, because I was looking at Myrtle Beach and Charlotte web pages and I couln't find this information. Greetings from Poland, Artur
i'll be passing through charlotte next month on i-77,what's the best exit to get off at where there's a decent neighborhood and restaurants/bars to walk to? thanks.
My partner and I are moving down to Charlotte in a few months. I grew up very near the Charlotte area, but I know it's changed a lot since I last lived there. We're moving from Carrboro, NC, which is a wonderful community right outside of Chapel Hill. The folks around here are very liberal and progressive, and the town is full of local merchants, farmer's markets, and organic food stores. I'm wondering if anyone knows if there are areas of Charlotte that cater more towards progressive types?