It’s amazing how Charlotte, NC has become the second largest city in the southern US after Jacksonville, FL with a present population of over 2.5 million people but it is growing every day with so many people moving here.
Charlotte is the home town of the well-loved Carolina Panthers. Who doesn’t know Carolina Panthers (NFL)? Starting from the 7 years old I met at the ice cream store to the 55 years old towing service guy who helped me out with my flat tire; everybody is talking about Carolina Panthers.
From Carolina Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman to Josh Norman, who is close to getting a $15 million dollars long term contract with the Panthers, they all call Charlotte their home.
Other well known local teams in the Charlotte that heats up the fans are the Charlotte Hornets (NBA) and the Charlotte Independence (USL). Charllotians love sports that’s for sure.
How about the racing fans? We all know that Charlotte is the home of the Nascar Hall of Fame and the Charlotte Motor Speedway. When you visit the Nascar Hall of Fame you would expect to see artifacts legendary drivers and stock cars, and you will but what you don’t expect is to see so many of them and even the chance to drive and play with some of them.
Between a Carolina Panthers game and a visit to the Nascar Hall of Fame you have to entertain yourself with the tallest gigacoaster in the world, the 325 foot tall Furry 325 from Carowinds amusement park, visit the biggest lake in NC, Lake Norman, with an 845 miles of shoreline. Continue reading