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Greater Charlotte Trip Planner

• A WorldWeb.com Travel Guide for Greater Charlotte, North Carolina.
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Welcome to Greater Charlotte!

The Greater Charlotte area, situated in southwestern North Carolina, is a hotbed of commerce, culture and entertainment. Charlotte is characterized by modern skyscrapers, vibrant nightlife and an array of attractions and activities ranging from sporting events to theme parks to hands-on science museums. Several points of interest surround the city, including Huntersville's Latta Plantation Park, where visitors have the chance to explore 18 miles of hiking trails, take a guided horseback ride and visit a living history museum representing life on a 19th-century farm. Just south of Concord is Lowe's Motor Speedway, which features car shows as well as NASCAR and dirt track racing. The 11th president of the United States, James K. Polk, was born near Pineville, and the historic site features a museum and reconstructions of homestead buildings.

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