Charlotte invites you to make yourself at home. Known for its incomparable Southern hospitality, Charlotte is a city where artists create, restaurateurs inspire, outdoor enthusiasts explore and entrepreneurs lead. Here in the Queen City, diversity reigns supreme: You can watch football and racing, enjoy plays and museums, sip wine and craft beer, savor food trucks and fine dining, hear rock concerts and symphonies,hike trails and paddle rapids. Yes, you can do it all—and most likely under blue, sunny skies. While in town, you’ll take the time to discover the range of experiences that make North Carolina’s largest city shine. As Charlotte celebrates its 250th anniversary this year, there has never been a better time to experience its growth. Welcome to the Queen City.