The Mint Museum is one of Musts...Charlotte, NC.

1. The Mint Museum

9.1
Art Museum · Eastover · 2730 Randolph Rd (at Museum Plz), Charlotte, NC

C-SPANC-SPAN: More than $5 million of gold was struck at the Charlotte Mint. The building was designed by Philadelphia architect William Strickland. Learn more in this C-SPAN American History TV video. Read more.

NASCAR Hall of Fame is one of Musts...Charlotte, NC.

2. NASCAR Hall of Fame

8.6
Museum · Uptown · 400 E Martin Luther King Blvd, Charlotte, NC

Visit North CarolinaVisit North Carolina: This 150,000 square foot complex is packed with high-tech, interactive fun. See how fast you can change a tire, drive a simulator, or wave the checkered flag!

Mint Museum UPTOWN is one of Musts...Charlotte, NC.

3. Mint Museum UPTOWN

8.8
Art Museum · Third Ward · 500 S Tryon St (at Levine Avenue of the Arts), Charlotte, NC

Visit North CarolinaVisit North Carolina: Opened in 2010, this museum houses studio craft & design from the 19th century to present day. Don't miss First Fridays, which showcases tours, live entertainment, hands-on art activities & more.

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art is one of Musts...Charlotte, NC.

4. Bechtler Museum of Modern Art

7.7
Art Museum · Third Ward · 420 S Tryon St (at Levine Avenue of the Arts), Charlotte, NC

ToryBurchToryBurch: A new museum featuring the Bechtler family's private collection. Works by artists such as Giacometti and Miro are on public display for the first time.

Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture is one of Musts...Charlotte, NC.

5. Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture

8.8
Art Gallery · Uptown · 551 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC

Destiny C.Destiny Crawford: Cash Crop exhibit running all the way through June 30, 2012. Great Experience

Discovery Place is one of Musts...Charlotte, NC.

6. Discovery Place

8.7
Science Museum · Fourth Ward · 301 N Tryon St (7th St), Charlotte, NC

Visit North CarolinaVisit North Carolina: This place takes hands-on exploring to an extreme. Rainforests, science experiments, wind tunnels & the largest movie screen in the Carolinas will keep kids of all ages entertained for hours.

Hendrick Motorsports is one of Musts...Charlotte, NC.

7. Hendrick Motorsports

8.9
Automotive Shop · Charlotte Motor Speedway · 4400 Papa Joe Hendrick Blvd, Charlotte, NC

Michael M.Michael Myrick: Call 877-467-4890 to make sure they are open before you visit. Museum hours: Monday-Friday 10-5, Saturday 10-3. Race shop hours: Monday-Friday 8-4:30, Shops are closed on weekends.

Stewart Haas Racing is one of Musts...Charlotte, NC.

8. Stewart Haas Racing

8.9
Museum · 6001 Haas Way, Kannapolis, NC

Chandler H.Chandler Hannah: GO TONY STEWART!!!!

Charlotte Nature Museum is one of Musts...Charlotte, NC.

9. Charlotte Nature Museum

8.0
Museum · Myers Park · 1658 Sterling Rd, Charlotte, NC

FindDinosaurs.comFindDinosaurs.com: Perfect weekend destination! This museum has great exhibits and family fun! Learn even more about prehistoric animals, and buy highly detailed dinosaur collectibles by visiting www.FindDinosaurs.com. Read more.

Michael Waltrip Racing is one of Musts...Charlotte, NC.

10. Michael Waltrip Racing

8.4
Museum · 20310 Chartwell Center Dr, Cornelius, NC

Visit Lake NormanVisit Lake Norman: See the full inside race shop tour before the race. See everything in the machine and fabrication shops, pit crew practices, and more.

McColl Center for Visual Art is one of Musts...Charlotte, NC.

11. McColl Center for Visual Art

8.3
Art Gallery · Fourth Ward · 721 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC

Pete T.Pete Teoh: Check out some great contemporary art in the city. Lots of great art on display. This is also a working studio for many artists in residence. Free admission. Read more.

Twenty-Two is one of Musts...Charlotte, NC.

12. Twenty-Two

8.4
Bar · 1500 Central Ave (at Pecan Ave), Charlotte, NC

Scott W.Scott Weaver: Great, often local/regional art in a non-stuffy gallery space. Extensive beer & wine selection and often features DJs for ambiance.

Diamond Restaurant is one of Musts...Charlotte, NC.

13. Diamond Restaurant

9.0
American Restaurant · 1901 Commonwealth Ave (at Gordon St.), Charlotte, NC

CJ T.CJ Toscano: Near identical menu to the pre-Diamond Penguin menu. Black bean veggie burger is killer. Easy on the hush puppies - they are the size of golf balls and fill you up fast! Read more.

Penguin Drive-In is one of Musts...Charlotte, NC.

14. Penguin Drive-In

Burger Joint · 1921 Commonwealth Ave (Thomas Ave), Charlotte, NC

Kimberly K.Kimberly Kaye: All I can say is Southern style all the way. Share the fries. Worth the wait in line!

Pinky's Westside Grill is one of Musts...Charlotte, NC.

15. Pinky's Westside Grill

9.5
American Restaurant · Ashley Park · 1600 W Morehead St, Charlotte, NC

Erik M.Erik Minman: the penguin never closed. it was plucked out of the plaza midwood earth and transplanted on moreehead, given a gold blinged out chain and set up shop under a vw bug or two. same great fried treats!

Midnight Diner is one of Musts...Charlotte, NC.

16. Midnight Diner

8.5
Diner · South End · 115 E Carson Blvd, Charlotte, NC

Mike M.Mike Matthews: Make sure you got a big appetite. The portions are very big. You definitely get your monies worth.

Pike's Old Fashioned Soda Shop is one of Musts...Charlotte, NC.

17. Pike's Old Fashioned Soda Shop

8.7
Diner · Wilmore · 1930 Camden Rd, Charlotte, NC

Alex G.Alex Gantt: Cool atmosphere. Honey pecan chicken with the broccoli casserole is phenomenal!

Jackalope Jack's is one of Musts...Charlotte, NC.

18. Jackalope Jack's

7.3
Sports Bar · Elizabeth · 1936 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC

Christian G.Christian G: free stand up comedy on Wednesday

The Flying Biscuit Cafe is one of Musts...Charlotte, NC.

19. The Flying Biscuit Cafe

8.5
Café · 4241 Park Rd (Park Road Shopping Center), Charlotte, NC

Jillian S.Jillian Sprenger: The High Flyer is perfect for you first timers at the FB. A sampler if you will of the favorites- grits, oatmeal pancakes (peach compote=YUM), moon dusted potatoes...eat half and take half home.

Dilworth Neighborhood Grille is one of Musts...Charlotte, NC.

20. Dilworth Neighborhood Grille

8.9
American Restaurant · Dilworth · 911 E Morehead St (at McDowell), Charlotte, NC

@sullybridgetb@sullybridgetb: No other neighborhood grille compares. Wait staff is super cool, food is priced just right and they have lots of space to meet in...I'm Just Sayin' Read more.

Dandelion Market is one of Musts...Charlotte, NC.

21. Dandelion Market

8.7
Tapas Restaurant · Fourth Ward · 118 W 5th St (N Church St), Charlotte, NC

ToryBurchToryBurch: A casual tapas bar with a medieval pub atmosphere. Pair the aged cheddar & ale fondue with one of the 18 beers on tap.

Gus' Sir Beef is one of Musts...Charlotte, NC.

22. Gus' Sir Beef

6.5
American Restaurant · 4101 Monroe Rd (Wendover Rd.), Charlotte, NC

Kimberly K.Kimberly Kaye: Must get the banana pudding, but go early before they run out.

Mr. K's Soft Ice Cream & Drive In is one of Musts...Charlotte, NC.

23. Mr. K's Soft Ice Cream & Drive In

8.5
Burger Joint · Dilworth · 2107 South Blvd, Charlotte, NC

David T.David Temple: It's one of the last true "historical hotspots" in Charlotte and it's the "Go-To" place for Burgers & Ice-cream. Check it out this summer

Double Door Inn is one of Musts...Charlotte, NC.

24. Double Door Inn

7.8
Nightclub · Elizabeth · 1218 Charlottetowne Ave (@Elizabeth Avenue), Charlotte, NC

HeidiHeidi: Music fan? Do youself a favor and check this Charlotte best kept secret out!

The Chicken Box Cafe is one of Musts...Charlotte, NC.

25. The Chicken Box Cafe

8.1
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Sugaw Creek · 3726 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC

Caleb T.Caleb Thurston: Can't go wrong with anything you order, best soul food in qc

The New Chicken Box Cafe is one of Musts...Charlotte, NC.

26. The New Chicken Box Cafe

6.1
American Restaurant · 1331 W Sugar Creek Rd, Charlotte, NC 28262, Charlotte, NC
Reed Gold Mine is one of Musts...Charlotte, NC.

27. Reed Gold Mine

7.1
Monument / Landmark · 9621 Reed Mine Rd, Midland, NC

C-SPANC-SPAN: In 1799, 12-year-old Conrad Reed discovered a 17-pound gold nugget here. His father sold it for $3.50 in Fayetteville. It was worth about $3,600. Learn more in this American History TV video. Read more.

U.S. National Whitewater Center is one of Musts...Charlotte, NC.

28. U.S. National Whitewater Center

9.4
Rafting · 5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy, Charlotte, NC

Visit North CarolinaVisit North Carolina: Much more than whitewater rafting. Get an "all sport pass" and enjoy hiking, mountain biking, ziplining and more! Don't forget Fido, USNWC loves dogs.

Lorenzo's Pizza is one of Musts...Charlotte, NC.

29. Lorenzo's Pizza

8.3
Pizza Place · Ballantyne West · 16721 Orchard Stone Run (Ardrey Kell And Marvin Rd.), Charlotte, NC

Christine M.Christine Mazzarella: This has been, and still is my favorite pizza shop in NC/SC. Hands down best sicilian I've had so far in the south.

Libretto's Pizzeria is one of Musts...Charlotte, NC.

30. Libretto's Pizzeria

7.6
Pizza Place · Ballantyne East · 15205 John J Delaney Dr Ste A, Charlotte, NC

Lisa C.Lisa Clark: Great pizza. Really yummy garlic knots. Lunch specials - a salad, slice, and a drink for $6

Ted's is one of Musts...Charlotte, NC.

31. Ted's

Diner · 8625 Monroe Rd, Charlotte, NC

Marsha C.Marsha Colina: Daily specials. Eat in or take out. The food is terrific! Meat/Fish and 2 sides, sandwiches, burgers, Greek specialties, awesome iced sweet tea, Wonderful pie,baklava, cake choices for dessert.

32. Lastrada Pizza And Pasta

Pizza Place · 5922 Weddington Monroe Rd., Wesley Chapel, NC

Brooke A.Brooke A. 💜: Good food great for takeout. Portions are big enough to share!

Mario's Pizza is one of Musts...Charlotte, NC.

33. Mario's Pizza

5.6
Pizza Place · Providence Plantation · 3016 Weddington Rd, Stallings, NC

Jonathan O.Jonathan Osman: I've been coming here for years and the service has been as good as the knots: excellent! Love the deep dish pizza