The Atlas Obscura Guide To Charlotte
9 Cool, Hidden, and Unusual Things to Do in Charlotte, North Carolina
Updated March 23, 2023
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The Secret History & Hidden Wonders of Charlotte, North Carolina
At the heart of the south, Charlotte is a booming city full of new life. Cranes have dotted the skyline for more than a decade as it has become the most populous city in North Carolina. There is so much to see in Charlotte, from a rose garden hidden just outside the city center to a retro video rental store with over 30,000 titles. What many newcomers don’t know is Charlotte’s deep-rooted history that dates back to before the colonies became the United States. This list of 10 destinations will only scratch the surface of the many special places to visit in the Queen City.
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