About Charlotte


Let's have a look around into background of Charlotte
  • County: Mecklenburg County
  • State: North Carolina
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 35.2269444
  • Longitude: -80.8433333
  • Time zone: US/Eastern
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -4 hours

Weather in Charlotte

  • Climate: Humid Subtropical Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: March to May (Spring Season) and September to November (Fall Season)

Location

It is the largest city of the state of North Carolina and 17th largest of the U.S.A. with a population of about 809,958 (2014 Census)

Distance from Charlotte center to Airport

Charlotte Douglas International Airport is the 6th busiest airport in the USA and is hub airport of American Airlines.  

Driving Distance: 8 miles / 13 km

Driving Time: 14 Minutes

Languages: English followed by Spanish and French

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Charlotte Douglas International Airport
  • Rail: Amtrak, National Rail Passenger System.
  • Road: Bus – Greyhound and Megabus ; Taxi – Green Cab of Charlotte

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2 

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Mathews,
  • Mount Holly,
  • Mint Hill

Emergency Contact Numbers in Charlotte city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: 704-376-4416
  • Cab: +1 704-777-1117 (Green Cab of Charlotte)
  • Airport: 704-359-4013 (Charlotte Douglas International Airport)
  • Hospital: 704-336-4700 (Mecklenburg County Health Department)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Charlotte.

  • Imparables, Adrian Uribe Y Omar Chaparro, The Fillmore Charlotte
  • Capleton & The Prophecy Band, The Underground - Fillmore Charlotte
  • Jazz N Soul Music Features Jazz Revolution, Morehead Tavern

Tourist Attractions

  • The Bank of America Stadium
  • Historic Rosedale Plantation
  • Jerry Richardson Stadium

Theatre & Concerts

  • Knight Theater at Levine Center for the Arts
  • North Carolina Music Factory
  • Bonkerz Comedy Club

Visit Top Restaurants in Charlotte

  • Carpe Diem Restaurant & Caterers
  • Fig Tree Restaurant
  • Del Frisco's Double Eagle

Top Shopping Centers in Charlotte

  • Charlotte Premium Outlets
  • The Sleepy Poet Antiques Mall
  • The Boulevard at South End

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • NASCAR Hall of Fame
  • Levine Museum of the New South
  • Romare Bearden Park

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Beignets with Cinnamon and Chocolate Bread Pudding - Fig Tree Restaurant
  • Blueberry Cobbler with homemade Vanilla Ice Cream - Carpe Diem Restaurant & Caterers
  • Potatoes Au Gratin - Del Frisco's Double Eagle

Sports Club

Home of the Carolina Panthers (National Football League), the Charlotte Hornets (National Basketball Association), the Charlotte Express (American Ultimate Disc League) and the Charlotte Checkers (America Hockey League).

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $ 2.80 / 0.33 liter
  • Taxi: $ 2.75 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $ 1,391.75
  • Cheap meal: $15.00
  • Gasoline: $0.57 / liter
  • 3 course meal: $ 50.00

Information about Harrisburg

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Progress,
  • Colonial Park,
  • Hershey

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Harrisburg International Airport
  • Rail: Amtrak: National Rail Passenger System.
  • Road: Bus: Capital Area Transit, Greyhound Lines and Rabbit Express

Airport

The nearest major airport is Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW / KMDW).

  • Driving Distance: 13 miles / 21 km
  • Driving Time: 19 Minutes
  • Languages: English followed by Spanish being the most widely spoken languages.

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender: 10 - 15 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: $5 Minimum
  • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
  • Concierge: Between $5 - $25

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5 
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