Find All Kinds of Fun Surrounding Our Hotel
When you stay at the Country Inn & Suites during your visit to Charlotte, NC, the last thing you need to worry about is running out of things to do. SouthPark Mall and Concord Mills offer more than enough shopping to keep even the most devoted bargain hunters busy. Looking for a thrill ride? Try Carowinds’ roller coasters, jump in a racecar at Richard Petty Driving Experience or brave the white waters at the U.S. National Whitewater Center. Our hotel is also a convenient 10-minute trip from the CLT Airport, but with our free airport shuttle, you don’t have to worry about the drive.
Don’t miss these must-see attractions:
- Discovery Place (5.5 miles)
With IMAX Dome films and explosive experiments, this interactive museums provides a new level of educational entertainment for both children and adults.
Phone: +1 (704) 372-6261
- U.S. National Whitewater Center (7 miles)
From stand-up paddle boarding to rock climbing to biking, this impressive recreation facility draws all kinds of outdoor enthusiasts, including Olympic athletes who train on the center’s artificial whitewater river—currently the largest in the world.
Phone: +1 (704) 391-3900
- Mint Museum of Art (7.5 miles)
Revel in collections of ancient, modern, decorative and fashion art at this 81,000 square-foot museum. You will also find art sculptures from the museum displayed throughout the city.
Phone: +1 (704) 337-2000
- SouthPark Mall (8.5 miles)
This is a shopper’s paradise with stores like Lilly Pulitzer and Louis Vuitton for the fashionistas as well as Apple and Microsoft for the techies.
Phone: +1 (704) 364-4411
- Carowinds (10 miles)
For more than 40 years, Carowinds has given thrill-seekers the adrenaline rushes they crave with its world-class roller coasters. For those who would rather forgo the thrill, the waterpark, family rides, dining and live entertainment make for an exciting day as well.
Phone: +1 (704) 588-2600
- University of North Carolina at Charlotte (12 miles)
UNC Charlotte gives each of its more than 27,000 students fantastic opportunities to achieve success through study-abroad programs, distance learning and enrichment.
Phone: +1 (704) 687-8622
- PNC Music Pavilion (14 miles)
Formerly known as the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, this outdoor concert venue is sure to deliver the entertainment you’re looking for with artists like Duran Duran, Dixie Chicks and Luke Bryan.
Phone: +1 (704) 549-5555
- Concord Mills (15 miles)
Try not to shop ‘til you drop because in addition to having more than 200 stores, Concord Mills also offers excellent dining and entertainment options.
Phone: +1 (704) 979-3000
- Charlotte Motor Speedway (16 miles)
Hear the engines, smell the gasoline and cheer alongside other NASCAR fans at the Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Phone: +1 (704) 455-3200
- Richard Petty Driving Experience (16 miles)
Find out what it’s like to see the world fly by as fast NASCAR drivers do when you either ride in or drive a racecar at this renowned track.
Phone: +1 (704) 455-9443