Enjoy a variety of things to do near the CLT airport

Reserve your hotel rooms at the Radisson near the CLT airport to be just two blocks from the light rail train station, making it easy to commute into downtown. Find plenty of things to do during your visit to Charlotte, like cheering on the NBA Hornets at the Spectrum Center or discovering your favorite work of art at the Mint Museum. Attend seminars at the Charlotte Convention Center, or catch a concert at the PNC Music Pavilion. For a fun-filled family day, experience roller coasters and water rides at the nearby Carowinds amusement park or learn about the coral reef and other ecosystems at Discovery Place Science. When it's time to catch your flight home, you can ride our free shuttle to the airport, just four miles away.

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6.45 mi / 10.37 km from the hotel
Climb aboard the 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 Camp Snoopy for plenty of PEANUTS™-themed attractions.

Charlotte Motor Speedway

16.75 mi / 26.96 km from the hotel
This 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 zMAX Dragway, the only concrete, four-lane drag strip in the US.

Charlotte Premium Outlets

4.93 mi / 7.94 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.

Discovery Place Science

4.11 mi / 6.62 km from the hotel
Both children and adults love this interactive museum, where you can design and conduct your own experiments, journey through the human body using virtual reality, and create art on a giant LED board.

Downtown Charlotte

3.68 mi / 5.92 km from the hotel
With its eclectic mix of businesses, entertainment, and cultural attractions, downtown Charlotte (“Uptown” to locals) is well worth your time. You can shop, dine, browse museums and galleries, and experience the city’s dynamic nightlife.

PNC Music Pavilion

14.05 mi / 22.61 km from the hotel
This outdoor performance venue is the perfect choice for a summer concert or festival. Get your tickets to see stars like Luke Bryan, Chris Brown, and Dave Matthews Band.

Richard Petty Driving Experience

16.75 mi / 26.96 km from the hotel
Dream of being a race car driver? Sit behind the wheel of a 600-horsepower NASCAR race car and take up to 50 laps around Charlotte Motor Speedway with the guidance of a professional driver.

Mint Museum

3.58 mi / 5.75 km from the hotel
The Mint is North Carolina’s oldest art museum, featuring one of the largest collections of ancient and contemporary works in the Southeast. Look around the city for even more of the museum’s sculptures.


3.86 mi / 6.22 km from the hotel
This centrally located entertainment hub features almost 40 different venues that include stores, movie theaters, and restaurants. You can bowl away the evening or attend a live concert at Tin Roof.

BB&T Ballpark

3.81 mi / 6.13 km from the hotel
Skyscrapers form a unique outfield backdrop at this Uptown minor league baseball field, home to the Charlotte Knights. Stop by the Knights Armor Shoppe before the game to get merch for the whole family.

Spectrum Center

3.96 mi / 6.38 km from the hotel
See the Charlotte Hornets dribble the ball down their own court at the Spectrum Center. If basketball isn't your go-to, check the schedule for events ranging from pop concerts to bull-riding competitions.