Charlotte

The Queen City offers easy access to Cabarrus County’s attractions and events.

Charlotte, the largest city in North Carolina, sits just 20 minutes from Cabarrus County, making it an easily accessible entry point to your visit.

Airport

Ranked among the nation’s top airports, Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) is located 20 minutes southwest of Cabarrus County. Charlotte Douglas offers nonstop service to 178 destinations worldwide. Charlotte Douglas serves as a national hub for US Airways and carries nearly 48 million passengers annually.

Getting to Cabarrus County

You can get to all five communities in Cabarrus County from CLT in under an hour. So, whether you’re renting a car or having a friend pick you up, it’s a quick trip.

Drive time from CLT Airport to Cabarrus County via I-85

Harrisburg: 30 minutes

Concord: 45 minutes

Kannapolis: 45 minutes

Midland: 50 minutes

Mt. Pleasant: 1 hour

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Motorsports

Motorsports fans can make the quick trip from Cabarrus County to Charlotte to knock out a couple of must-visit stops on their racing-themed vacation. Explore the layers of stock racing history at the NASCAR Hall of Fame where a guided tour takes approximately two hours.

Arts Scene

Charlotte features state-of-the-art performance venues like the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, where you can take in everything from comedy shows and famous speakers to Broadway theater and dance. The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture hosts thought-provoking workshops, conversations and celebrations, along with a Jazz @ The Gantt concert series of performances from New York-based musicians throughout the year.

The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art in Uptown Charlotte presents a collection of works by the most important and influential artists of the mid 20th century including Pablo Picasso, Alexander Calder, Andy Warhol and Barbara Hepworth. Meanwhile, the downtown area is adorned with striking works of public art including the towering bronze sculptures at Independence Square, the sparkling “Firebird” sculpture  and the oversized typewriter keys that make up “The Writer’s Desk” sculpture.

Explore the Charlotte Region

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Regional Attractions

AvidXchange Music Factory
avidxchangemusicfactory.com
Charlotte Explore Regional Attractions
1000 NC Music Factory Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28206
Back Home
backhomeingoldhill.com
Charlotte Explore Regional Attractions
1035 Back Street
Gold Hill, NC 28071
(704) 209-3318
Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
bechtler.org
Charlotte Explore Regional Attractions
420 S Tryon St
Charlotte, NC 28202
(704) 353-9200
Blue Ridge Parkway Association
blueridgeparkway.org
Charlotte Explore Regional Attractions
P.O. Box 2136
Asheville, NC 28802
(828) 348-3400
Blumenthal Performing Arts
blumenthalarts.org
Charlotte Explore Regional Attractions
130 N Tryon St
Charlotte, NC 28202
(704) 372-1000
Carolina Panthers
panthers.com
Charlotte Explore Regional Attractions
Bank of America Stadium
800 S Mint St
Charlotte, NC 28202
704-358-7000
Carolina Raptor Center
carolinaraptorcenter.org
Charlotte Explore Regional Attractions
6000 Sample Rd
Huntersville, NC 28078
704-875-6521
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Carolina Thread Trail
carolinathreadtrail.org
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Carowinds
carowinds.com
Charlotte Explore Regional Attractions
300 Carowinds Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28273
704-588-2600
Cauble Creek Vineyard
caublecreekvineyard.com
Charlotte Explore Regional Attractions
700 Cauble Farm Rd
Salisbury, NC 28147
(704) 633-1137
Charlotte Checkers
charlottecheckers.com
Charlotte Explore Regional Attractions
2700 E Independence Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28205
(704) 342-4423
Charlotte Football Club
charlottefootballclub.com
Charlotte Explore Regional Attractions
Bank of America Stadium
800 S Mint St
Charlotte, NC 28202
(704) 593-4100

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