As the most populous city in North Carolina, Charlotte is packed with rich history from the American Revolution, Civil War, and Civil Rights Movement. The city is rapidly growing, and has quickly become the second largest city in the southeastern United States. Below are some fun accessible activities to try on your next visit to Charlotte.
- Charlotte’s Liberty Walk
This trail throughout the city brings you to different sites of importance, such as monuments or plaques. Learn about important landmarks during its formation and see how the state helped during the American Revolution.
- Levine Center for the Arts
This center is home to the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, the Knight Theater, the Mint Uptown, and the Harvey B. Gnatt Center for African American Arts and Culture. This collection of art and cultural museums showcases several different museums where you can explore things such as the city’s first art museum.
- NASCAR Hall of Fame
Stock car racing became popular in the United States during prohibition and quickly gained popularity until NASCAR was formed in 1948. In the hall of fame you can learn about the great drivers, crew chiefs and owners, and broadcasters of the sport.
- Charlotte Museum of Natural History
Here you can learn about the rich past of the city and discover plans for its future. It is also home to the Hezekiah Alexander Homesite, which was built in 1774 and is the oldest standing structure in the county.
- UNC Botanical Gardens
These botanical gardens are operated by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. It is home to three different garden sites and 16 collections featuring common and rare plants of North Carolina.
- Levine Museum of the New South
This museum centers around life in North Carolina after the American Civil War. It has permanent exhibits showing how life in the state evolved over time, in addition to traveling exhibits that focus on the era of the civil rights movement.
With all the unique and incredible things to do in Charlotte, it is the perfect place to rent an accessible vehicle from MobilityWorks. During the month of November, we are excited to offer 10% off Accessible Van Rentals * at our Charlotte and Concord locations. All of our rental vans come equipped with easy-to-use retractable tie-downs and are available for a day or weeks at a time. You also have peace of mind with our 24-hour emergency hotline in case of emergency.
Call today to make a reservation at 1.877.275.4915. Reservations can also be requested online at https://www.mobilityworks.com/wheelchair-vans-for-rent/.
*Pre-scheduled appointment required. Applies to any rental appointment in 2018 if booked by 11/30/2018. Limit one coupon per customer. Offer valid at our Charlotte, NC location only.