It’s officially Summer! The best thing about summer in Charlotte is the long weekends you can spend in the mountains, at the beach or somewhere in between. Check out our top picks for weekend getaways close to the Queen City.
BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY
A Blue Ridge Parkway experience is unlike any other: a slow-paced and relaxing drive revealing stunning long-range vistas and close-up views of the rugged mountains & pastoral landscapes of the Appalachian Highlands.
Greenville, SC has combined traditional southern charm, stunning natural beauty, an unexpected contemporary cool and is quickly becoming a national destination. With a revitalized downtown that ranked among “America’s Ten Best” by Forbes Magazine, Greenville is a great escape for your next weekend getaway!
Asheville is the ultimate playground, with a wide range of outdoor adventures and the ideal destination for an active and healthy getaway. Known as an art colony, a healing retreat & a home to notable luminaries, statesmen and bohemians, Asheville is one of the most welcoming, vibrant cities in America, not to mention the incredible food & beer scene!
Just over 3 hours from the Queen City is Charleston, SC known for its rich history, well- preserved architecture, distinguished restaurants and nearby beaches. Charleston is a no-brainer if you’re looking for a vibrant downtown scene or an escape to the beach.
Take the time to wander off the beaten path and experience the history, beauty and charm Savannah has to offer. From cobblestone streets and gorgeous public parks to some of the most unique architecture of the South, Savannah is the perfect vacation destiantion for all ages. Don’t forget to visit Tybee Island, known for its wide, sandy beaches, just a short drive from downtown Savannah!