Destination guide

Theatrical Charlotte will entice you

The area's theatre scene and live music are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Charlotte. Well known for its sporting events, university setting and skyscrapers, this cosmopolitan city won't disappoint. Spectrum Center and Bank of America Stadium are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Charlotte

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Charlotte has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Carowinds Theme Park (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Ray's Splash Planet (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Charlotte Regional Farmers Market (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Quail Hollow Club (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Carolina Raptor Center (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • U.S. National Whitewater Center (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Charlotte

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Charlotte is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Fourth Ward Park (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Romare Bearden Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • The Green (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Marshall Park (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • McGill Rose Garden (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Independence Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Charlotte

Fly into Charlotte, NC (CLT-Charlotte-Douglas Intl.), the closest airport, located 5.7 mi (9.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Concord, NC (USA-Concord Regional), which is 13.1 mi (21.2 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to Charlotte Station. You can get around Charlotte by jumping on the metro at Charlotte Transportation Center Station, 3rd St - Convention Center Station or 7th St Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Charlotte?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 861 holiday lettings around Charlotte. From 235 flats & apartments to 418 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Charlotte?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Charlotte:

  • Fourth Ward: 145 holiday homes
  • Third Ward: 147 holiday homes
  • University Place: 37 holiday homes
  • Villa Heights: 52 holiday homes
  • East Forest: 18 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Charlotte? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Charlotte. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Wing Haven Garden and Bird Sanctuary: 830 holiday lettings
  • Bank of America Stadium: 865 holiday lettings
  • BB&T Ballpark: 870 holiday lettings
  • Reedy Creek Nature Center and Preserve: 781 holiday lettings
  • Promenade on Providence: 775 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Charlotte listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Charlotte?

Yes, of course. offers 235 Flats in Charlotte. Our other popular types of Charlotte holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 418 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 54 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 54 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Villas and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Charlotte?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 234 holiday homes with pool available in Charlotte. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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