The Queen City offers easy access to Cabarrus County’s attractions and events.
Charlotte, the largest city in North Carolina, sits just 20 minutes from Cabarrus County, making it an easily accessible entry point to your visit.
Ranked among the nation’s top airports, Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) is located 20 minutes southwest of Cabarrus County. Charlotte Douglas offers nonstop service to 178 destinations worldwide. Charlotte Douglas serves as a national hub for US Airways and carries nearly 48 million passengers annually.
You can get to all five communities in Cabarrus County from CLT in under an hour. So, whether you’re renting a car or having a friend pick you up, it’s a quick trip.
Harrisburg: 30 minutes
Concord: 45 minutes
Kannapolis: 45 minutes
Midland: 50 minutes
Mt. Pleasant: 1 hour
Motorsports fans can make the quick trip from Cabarrus County to Charlotte to knock out a couple of must-visit stops on their racing-themed vacation. Explore the layers of stock racing history at the NASCAR Hall of Fame where a guided tour takes approximately two hours.
Charlotte features state-of-the-art performance venues like the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, where you can take in everything from comedy shows and famous speakers to Broadway theater and dance. The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture hosts thought-provoking workshops, conversations and celebrations, along with a Jazz @ The Gantt concert series of performances from New York-based musicians throughout the year.
The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art in Uptown Charlotte presents a collection of works by the most important and influential artists of the mid 20th century including Pablo Picasso, Alexander Calder, Andy Warhol and Barbara Hepworth. Meanwhile, the downtown area is adorned with striking works of public art including the towering bronze sculptures at Independence Square, the sparkling “Firebird” sculpture and the oversized typewriter keys that make up “The Writer’s Desk” sculpture.
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