Best Things to Do in Charlotte, NC | Budget Car Rental

Best Things to Do in Charlotte, NC

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Things to Do in Charlotte

With a variety of things to do in Charlotte, finding something that interests you is easy. Here are a mixture of fun family activities and places to visit during your trip.

Discovery Place

Discovery Place is an interactive science and tech museum meant for all ages to enjoy. With interactive exhibits, this museum is home to various exhibitions, labs, and live shows that make learning fun.

Carolinas Aviation Museum

On the grounds of the Charlotte Douglas International Airport, you’ll find the Carolinas Aviation Museum, filled with amazing pieces of aviation history. Among the historical aircraft, you’ll find the “Miracle on the Hudson” plane, which is definitely something you don’t want to miss.

Freedom Park

Home to 98 acres of playgrounds, playing fields, tennis courts, walking paths, and so much more, Freedom Park is the perfect place to visit if you’re looking to spend a day enjoying the outdoors.

Charlotte Historic Sites

Charlotte is home to historical sites no history buff will want to miss. Here are some sites to consider.

Historic Rosedale Plantation

Originally situated on a 919-acre plantation, the Rosedale Plantation was built by Archibald Frew in 1815 and is quite possibly one of the best examples of architecture from the Federal period in the state.

President James K. Polk State Historic Site

Built upon land that was once owned by the parents of America’s 11th president, James K. Polk, this historic site is occupied by a visitor center and reconstructions of homestead buildings from the time of Polk’s presidency, all of which are furnished authentically.

Old Settlers’ Cemetery

Found in the heart of the downtown area, this cemetery holds gravestones dating from 1776 to 1884, and is known to be the resting place of many veterans of the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, and even some of Charlotte’s founders.

There are too many things to see and do on your visit to Charlotte to waste your time wondering about how to get around. Rent a car in Charlotte the at the CLT airport, at our Independence Plaza location, or at any other Charlotte location. Then you can easily get to the exciting museums and interesting historical sites in the area. Book your rental car today and start planning your adventures in Charlotte.