Hotel Close to Charlotte Airport and Area Attractions
At this hotel's prime location off I-85, guests can experience the best of Charlotte from a convenient airport area location. The hotel's complimentary, 24-hour airport shuttle makes getting in and out of the city easier, and business travelers love being less than a 15-minute drive from the heart of the Queen City. If you appreciate art and music, head to the Mint Museum of Art or see a show at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. Discovery Place, only 5.5 miles away, lets kids of all ages explore interactive and educational science exhibits, while Carowinds is the place to go for thrill-a-minute roller coaster rides. Charlotte is an exceptional spot for shoppers, too, thanks to the SouthPark Mall, Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, Ikea and Tanger Outlets. Reserve your stay at the Country Inn & Suites Charlotte I-85 Airport today!
Make the most of your visit by taking in these nearby attractions:
- Discovery Place (5.5 miles)
This science museum is a major attraction for children and adults alike. The center features one of only two IMAX theatres in North Carolina—the OMNIMAX.
Phone: +1 (704) 372-6261
- U.S. National Whitewater Center (6.7 miles)
Featuring an astounding space for outdoor recreation, the U.S. National Whitewater Center is a one of a kind place to go whitewater rafting, biking, rock climbing and more. The world's largest artificial whitewater river and an official U.S. Olympic Training Site, the Whitewater Center is a can't-miss for nature-enthusiasts.
Phone: +1 (704) 391-3900
- Mint Museum of Art (7.6 miles)
One of the oldest and most prestigious art museums in the state, the Mint Museum offers more than 81,000 square feet of American, European, pre-Colombian, Spanish colonial and local and regional art.
Phone: +1 (704) 337-2000
- SouthPark Mall (8.4 miles)
Considered one of the top malls in the southeast, this shopping mall features such stores as Anthropologie, Apple, MontBlanc, Origins, Sigrid Olsen, Macy's and Nordstrom.
Phone: +1 (704) 364-4411
- Carowinds (10 miles)
Opened in 1973, this 112-acre theme park is one of the major family-friendly attractions in Charlotte. Let your heart pound as you drop from the sky on a number of thrilling roller coasters.
Phone: +1 (704) 588-2600
- University of North Carolina at Charlotte (12 miles)
UNC-Charlotte is one of the best public universities in the nation, offering its more than 22,000 undergraduate and graduate students a fantastic range of top-quality educational and research programs.
Phone: +1 (704) 687-2000
- Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre (14 miles)
This outdoor entertainment venue hosts a variety of big-name acts such as Faith Hill, Dave Matthews Band and Linkin Park.
Phone: +1 (704) 549-5555
- Concord Mills (15 miles)
This enormous mall in Concord features a number of stores including Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Saks 5th Avenue OFF 5TH Outlet, Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World and Nine West, as well as a 24-screen movie theater and a number of dining options.
Phone: +1 (704) 979-3000
- Charlotte Motor Speedway (16 miles)
Watch your favorite NASCAR driver race at this track in Charlotte. Enjoy a "Feel the Thrill" tour available on non-event days.
Phone: +1 (704) 455-3200
- Richard Petty Driving Experience (16 miles)
Learn what it takes to drive a professional race car from experienced drivers and pit crews at this world-famous driving school.
Phone: +1 (704) 455-9443