With a population of more than 2.6 million — and 60 people relocating there each day — Charlotte, North Carolina, is the 16th largest city in the United States. Home to six Fortune 500 companies and the seventh busiest airport in the world, the Queen City is the second-largest financial hub in the nation. It boasts 214 days of sunshine each year, 52 miles of greenways and more tree canopy coverage than any other major city in the United States. During R Squared, you’ll be situated in Charlotte’s City Center. Charlotte is a walkable, bikeable and transit-oriented community within walking distance of 350-plus places to eat or drink, 23 galleries and museums, nine performing arts venues and 125-plus days of professional sports annually.
Want a taste of the town? Order a plate of barbecue or a banh mi sandwich from one of the food trucks roaming the streets. Admire the rare artwork housed in our many museums. Snap a selfie with an 18th-century statue. Sip something crafty at a South End brewery. Take in a Broadway show in Uptown. Shop stylish threads in South Park. Scale Crowders Mountain. Ride the Booty Loop in Myers Park. Groove to live music in NoDa. Toast cocktails in Plaza Midwood. Get behind the wheel of a race car in Concord. Celebrate at a cultural festival in Dilworth.
“Whatever you do in Charlotte, we invite you to make it your own.” — Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority