Visiting & Exploring Charlotte

Welcome to the Queen City! There is no shortage of opportunities to explore, see, and eat. Our uptown and Center City is booming, and our numerous neighborhoods bring unique tastes and experiences.

Additionally, Charlotte is uniquely situated in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, with both the mountains and beaches a short drive away.

List of Media Accolades

Doing Business

Charlotte offers a pro-business environment. People come for jobs in our healthy and growing economy. We welcome businesses—both large and small—and entrepreneurs to start and grow businesses in a state with one of the lowest corporate tax rates on the East Coast.  We have a diverse, educated, and innovative workforce excited to assist your business needs. The Queen City consistently ranks among the top places to be in business.

Charlotte Creations

Living in the Queen City

Every day, nearly 97 people arrive in Charlotte and choose to make the Queen City home. Our city is consistently ranked among the best places to live given our local quality of life. Charlotte’s unique neighborhoods offer their own personalities and make room for a variety of lifestyles.

Charlotte List of Major Events Hosted

Facts & History

What do you know about Charlotte? Learn about the Queen City’s rich history as it is still being written. Our city celebrated its 250th anniversary in May 2018. We invite you to explore our storied history and check out a few fast facts to catch up on your Charlotte knowledge.

Charlotte Fast Facts