The most populous city in North Carolina, Charlotte or “Queen City” boasts Southern charm, an interesting history, and diverse attractions around the area. Notable for its BBQ, museums, and breweries, there’s something for everyone in this laidback Southern city for solo travelers, fiends, and couples. Furthermore, Charlotte is also known for top family-friendly attractions like the NASCAR Hall of Fame, the U.S. National Whitewater Center, and Carowinds theme park. And outdoor enthusiasts have plenty of green space to explore throughout the city at parks, nature centers, and botanical gardens. And there’s so much more!