Just one hour on the plane, a road trip length of 226 miles or a short train ride. That's all that separates you from your relocation from Atlanta to Charlotte. In fact it is surprisingly easy to get here because Charlotte has one of the best developed transport infrastructures in the US. Almost 60% of the US population lives within 2 hours flight of Charlotte. Charlotte Douglas International Airport is among the top ten busiest airports in the United States and stands alongside Amtrak rail lines, and more than that there are also several major highways that pass through the city. household
There is a choice of route you can take if you move from Atlanta to Charlotte by car. The shortest of them runs through the city of Greenville and takes a little over three hours, provided that you don't make any lengthy stops. However, most likely you'll need a short break by about halfway and this is the place where Greenville is located - midway between Atlanta and Charlotte. Once the "Textile Capital of the World", today the city is a platform for multiple well known foreign companies: Hubbell Lighting, PerceptIS, Michelin, BMW and many more.
The largest city in the northern part of the state offers lots of places for leisure and entertainment and the brightest events are tied to the seasons. Planning you relocation in the spring? Then you have the chance to visit the Artisphere - festival of arts, held every spring. Traveling in the summer? Then do not forget to look in on The Comics & Toys MonsterCon - a festival of comic books and science fiction. And all this is just on your journey northeast. If you just would like to have a quiet snack with sandwiches, then the Falls Park on the Reedy is a great place for that. After your meal you can walk across the bridge built for pedestrians that surrounds the waterfall on the Reedy River and admire the stunning views of the current and the falling water from above.
This move will show you that every city has its own advantages, strengths and weaknesses. But the most important thing you will discover in Charlotte is that the city is full of possibilities. Nowadays, most important banking and financial transactions in the US financial sector are made in Charlotte. It is through the development of a stable banking system that the city began to compete with New York over who has the most banking and financial power and even received its own nickname 'Little Apple'.
Rich prospects are opening up to fans and sports enthusiasts. Two professional clubs from the major sports leagues are based in this city. Firstly, Charlotte is home to the Carolina Panthers American football team who plays at the sublime Bank of America Stadium and secondly is the Charlotte Bobcats, one of the best basketball teams in the country who play at the Time Warner Cable Arena. Both sports facilities are right in the center of Charlotte.
About 20 km to the north-east of the center of Charlotte in the suburbs is the Concord race track Charlotte Motor Speedway. Every year there are many prestigious motor racing and events held here. Charlotte Motor Speedway is one of the most popular race tracks in the country, which runs more than 380 events per year.
The most important events are the races held by NASCAR - the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, which makes Charlotte a major center for motor sports and unsurprisingly one of the most popular tourist attractions the city is the NASCAR Hall of Fame. NASCAR events and competitions have always had extraordinary popularity in the United States. The Hall of Fame museum is a tremendous and truly cutting-edge interactive complex. It is located in the heart of Charlotte in front of the Charlotte Convention Center. We recommend you visit this place, even if you come from Atlanta to Charlotte just for the weekend.
Many people are enjoying the delights which follow an Atlanta to Charlotte move, no matter what kind of things interest you. There really is no end to the joy to be found here including a large number of museums dedicated to military events and various forms of art. There is also a large amusement park and a water recreation park too. Your new life in Charlotte does not stop when the sun goes down either. With an utterly amazing array or pubs and restaurants you evening will be as much fun as your daytime.
Besides the Catawba River, which flows west of the city, Charlotte has no other significant water resources. Their absence, as well as the location of the city between the densely populated north-east and south-east, has influenced development in the air, rail and road infrastructure. However, if you are fond of relaxing on the beach and can not imagine a summer vacation without swimming in the sea, then we have good news for you. Moving from Atlanta to Charlotte will bring you a little closer to the beaches of North and South Carolina. Less than a 3 hour drive by car and you can enjoy your favorite seaside pastimes. So what are you waiting for? Your new life is waiting to begin right here in Charlotte!