This Christmas season, indulge your family with a trip to see America’s largest home, The Biltmore Estate, beautifully decked out for the holidays. The Biltmore House is an impressive 250-room French Renaissance chateau tucked into the Blue Ridge Mountains. When Christmas comes around, Biltmore gets ready in a grand way. Dozens of decorated trees, thousands of ornaments, and endless evergreen garlands grace the interiors of this national treasure. A day trip to this magnificent place will not disappoint your family.
Do you have any ACC fans in your family? Need that annual photo with Santa Claus? Want to see some beautiful Christmas lights? How about pleasing your ACC fans and checking off the Santa photo all in one fabulous Christmas outing? Done! Just head to Uptown Charlotte on Thursday, December 4th at 5:30 PM for the annual Uptown Tree Lighting. It’s a perfect family outing to add to your holiday festivities.
If it’s a big adventure you’re after, look no further than the US National Whitewater Center. It’s the official Olympic Training Center for whitewater slalom racing and right in Charlotte’s own backyard. Don’t let their name mislead you. Rafting is a major draw, but it’s way more than just rafting. Rock climbing, mountain biking and aerial sports including zip lining and rope courses are other big hits at this place of pure awesomeness.
Beautiful Savannah, Georgia is the oldest city in the state, giving it a rich history, immense culture, and tons of charm. Spanish moss covered trees surround antebellum architecture creating an enchanting atmosphere where friendly residents graciously welcome visitors to their city. Once you visit, you will understand why it is called The Hostess City of the South. Come on down to experience Georgia’s first city‘s history, beauty, and hospitable people.
This 700-room Westin is a sleek, modern hotel that stands out on the southwestern edge of uptown Charlotte. Yet, it is conveniently located near many attractions. It is just steps away from Bank of America Stadium, Time Warner Cable Arena, and Epicentre. The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, Levine Center for the Arts, and The Mint Museum, along with numerous restaurants and nightclubs are also easy walking distance.