Charlotte Neighborhoods & Real Estate
Things to Do in Concord
Looking for a day away from Charlotte? Just 15 miles northeast of Uptown Charlotte is Concord, N.C., home to Lowe's Motor Speedway which hosts two big NASCAR races each year. There is no shortage of things to do in Concord, which is also home to the Charlotte area's largest indoor shopping mall -- Concord Mills. Take a look at some activities Concord has to offer.
Getting to Know Huntersville and Cornelius
Huntersville, N.C., and Cornelius, N.C. are two towns north of Charlotte that border Lake Norman's eastern shoreline.
Photo Gallery: Phillips Place
Phillips Place in SouthPark is a mixed-use development designed for shopping, dining, entertainment and residential.
Photo Gallery: Downtown Matthews
The downtown Matthews area is a charming, family friendly area in the heart of Matthews and just minutes from Charlotte.
New to Charlotte
Charlotte is one of the top 10 fastest growing cities in the country with new residents moving to the Charlotte area daily. Here are some helpful tips to getting settled in this sprawling, growing part of North Carolina.
Cities and Towns Near Charlotte
Here you'll find facts and a general listing of cities and towns in Charlotte's suburbs; Mecklenburg County and neighboring communities like Union County, Cabarrus County, Iredell County and Gaston County. Charlotte's neighboring towns include Matthews, Mint Hill, Pineville, Huntersville, Davidson, Cornelius and Mooresville.
Maps of Charlotte
Here are some Charlotte area maps, including Uptown maps, Charlotte neighborhood maps and Charlotte transportation maps, that will help you navigate the confusing Queen-City streets.
Myers Park Walking Tour
Enjoy a walk through the tree-lined streets of Myers Park, one of Charlotte's oldest and most distinguished neighborhoods.
A Walk Through NoDa
NoDa Charlotte, North Davidson is Charlotte's Historic Arts District and is home to many eclectic art galleries, live music venues and local eateries.
Getting to Know Fourth Ward
Historic Fourth Ward sits in the heart of Uptown and features a mix of young professionals, families, new condos and historic Victorian homes.
Getting to Know NoDa
NoDa or North Davidson is Charlotte's Historic Arts District and is home to many eclectic art galleries, live music venues and local eateries.
Getting to Know Dilworth
Historic Dilworth sits just a few miles from the heart of Uptown and features a mix of young professionals, families, new condos and historic bungalows.
Getting to Know the Ballantyne Area
The Ballantyne Resort and Spa sits in the heart of Charlotte's new and continually improving Ballantyne community.
Getting to Know SouthPark
Charlotte's SouthPark area sits about 6 miles south of Uptown and is centered around the SouthPark Mall which opened in 1970 and is the heart and soul of the area's businesses, restaurants and shopping.
Getting to Know the Arboretum Area
Charlotte's Arboretum area is named after a huge outdoor shopping center anchored by Charlotte's first Wal-Mart and one of the largest Harris Teeter grocery stores in the area. The Arboretum area also gets its name from the vast amount of trees in the area.
Getting to Know Concord
Concord, N.C., is northeast of Charlotte and home to Lowe's Motor Speedway, Concord Mills Mall and the new Great Wolf Lodge. With a population of just over 70,000, Concord is the largest city in Cabarrus County.
Getting to Know Matthews
The town of Matthews neighbors Charlotte to the southeast and is also Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.
Charlotte Neighborhoods Quality of Life Index
In 2006, the City of Charlotte conducted its bi-annual study which monitored the quality of life in its neighborhoods. Click the neighborhoods on this map to find out about each area.
If you travel just south of Charlotte's Uptown area you'll find Dilworth -- a quaint, historic neighborhood filled with bungalows as well as some of the restaurants finest boutique shops and restaurants. Dilworth is also home to Carolina's Medical Center, the Central Piedmont's only Level 1 trauma center and Charlotte's largest hospital.
Historic South End
Charlotte's South End had its roots in the textile industry and was reborn in the late 1990s to become home to shops, galleries and design studios. Many of Charlotte's finest restaurants call South End home and a host of condominiums and townhouses are being built to accommodate Charlotte's growing population.
Just northeast of Uptown, Plaza Midwood features thriving businesses, historic bungalow homes, tree-lined streets and one of Charlotte's most prestigious country clubs.
Charlotte Area Bed and Breakfast Inns
Looking for a bed and breakfast inn located in Charlotte? There are plenty of options, from historic to more modern, and from city to country.
Hotels Near McAdenville, NC
Looking for a place to stay when you visit Christmastown, USA? There aren't any hotels actually in McAdenville, but all the hotels listed here are within five miles.
Extended Stay Hotels in Charlotte
Looking for a place to stay in Charlotte for a few weeks or longer? Here's a list of extended stay hotels in Charlotte.