Welcome to the Queen City: a Southern jewel whose one-of-a-kind attractions and unique beauty shine brightly. Our crowning glory? A friendly, diverse and creative class of people who thrive on adventure, inclusiveness and the constant curiosity to seek what's new and what's next.
“The Queen City”, AKA “Crown Town,” “Buzz City,” “The QC,” “home”—whatever you call Charlotte, welcome. We hope you’ll stay a while. But whether you’re here for a pinch or have planted roots, we invite you to fall in love with the city in all the ways we have.
What makes us a standout on this great, big map of phenomenal places?
It's not just one of a kind; There is one of every kind.
From the diversity of our residents to our colorful history, which you’ll find represented in every corner, Charlotte is a melting pot. We’re a heaping spoonful of natural beauty and metropolitan splendor. We’re a blend of inventive chefs, talented artists, fierce athletes and mission-minded gamechangers. We’re equal parts funky and eclectic, traditional and charming. We’re a mix of night owls, early risers and all-day adventurers. We’re a dash of every different language and a sprinkle of the world’s cultures.