Tour UNC Charlotte or see bands at the Pavilion

Stay within minutes of drag racing at zMAX Dragway, popular bands at PNC Music Pavilion and commencement ceremonies at UNC Charlotte. When you land at the Country Inn & Suites in Uptown Charlotte, you are surrounded by plenty of fun things to do, from riding the roller coasters at Carowinds and shopping at Northlake Mall to cheering on the racers at Charlotte Motor Speedway, also home to the Richard Petty Driving Experience. Head downtown to browse the art collection at the Mint Museum or to treat your kids to an entertaining afternoon at Discovery Place.
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Carowinds

17.32 mi / 27.88 km from the hotel
Climb aboard all 13 thrill rides at this theme park, or spend the day cooling off in the water park or watching live shows. If you're traveling with family, stop by Planet Snoopy for plenty of Peanuts™-themed attractions.

Charlotte Motor Speedway

5.7 mi / 9.18 km from the hotel
Located 13 miles from downtown Charlotte, the speedway hosts NASCAR racing, including the Coca-Cola 600, the Monster Energy All-Star Race and the Bank of America 500. The complex is also home to the only concrete, four-lane drag strip in the U.S.

Charlotte Premium Outlets

15.26 mi / 24.56 km from the hotel
Find all your favorite upscale fashion designs at this expansive shopping complex that features 100 outlet stores, including Ann Taylor, Kate Spade New York and Michael Kors.

Concord Mills

5.1 mi / 8.21 km from the hotel
North Carolina's largest shopping center, Concord Mills is home to more than 200 stores, including favorites like H&M, Nike, Best Buy and Michael Kors. Take a break from shopping at SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord, the mall's own aquarium.

Discovery Place Science

6.97 mi / 11.22 km from the hotel
Both children and adults love this interactive museum, where they can take a selfie with a massive T. rex skeleton, journey through the human body using virtual reality and create art on a giant LED board.

PNC Music Pavilion

3.01 mi / 4.85 km from the hotel
This outdoor performance venue, formerly the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, is the perfect choice for a summer concert. Get your tickets to see stars like Luke Bryan, Chris Brown and Dave Matthews Band.