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130 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202, USA
Home to numerous performing arts groups and organizations, including the Charlotte Symphony, North Carolina Dance Theatre, Opera Carolina, Queen City Theatre Company, and the Light Factory Contemporary Museum of Photography and Film, there's...
9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
The University of North Carolina, Charlotte, is home to a brand-new observatory. Its views of the heavens are open to not only students but the general public at well. Visitors can spot the moon, stars, and planets through the observatory's...
235 W Tremont Ave, Charlotte, NC 28203, USA
I don’t eat red meat as often as I’d like, but when I do, I really want it to be good. So when I’m deciding on a good red meat sandwich, Common Market is at the top of my cranial list. My default is Darby’s Roast Beef Deluxe: roast beef with cream...
1000 North Carolina Music Factory Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28206, USA
The NC Music Factory is the place for music, comedy, drinks, and dining. The Comedy Zone and The Fillmore showcase some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry. When catching a show, save some time for a drink and dinner. Beverages are...
224 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC 28202, USA
7th Street Public Market is in the space once occupied by Reid's Market. Wine, beer, sushi, meat, seafood, wild game, produce, pastries, sandwiches, coffee, pizza, cheese, sweets, etc. I took this photo on a weekday morning. As the day progresses...
2424 N Davidson St #102, Charlotte, NC 28205, USA
Local bakery and cafe Amélie's will satisfy your caffeine cravings and tempt your sweet tooth. The main North Davidson Street location, open 24/7/365, welcomes customers with a wide display of sweets, such as salted caramel brownies, rainbow hued...
150 N College St, Charlotte, NC 28202, USA
Once I land on a favorite dish at a restaurant, I order it repeatedly on subsequent visits. Rooster’s is no exception—I usually go with the spit-fire roasted natural quarter chicken with a side of yukon puree. It is browned and crispy on the...
Newfound Gap, Tennessee 37738, USA
Driving through the Great Smoky Mountains between North Carolina and Tennessee is a tease for the outdoors-lover who enjoys experiencing the land by foot. Lucky for you, the Appalachian Trail intersects US Hwy 441/71 at Newfound Gap where you can...
504 Market St, Knoxville, TN 37902, USA
In 1981, Charles Krutch, Tennessee Valley Authority photographer, at age 94, died with no surviving family members. His will specified a surprise $1.3 million gift to the city to be used for the development of an urban park. A contest was held for...
903 Parkway #128, Gatlinburg, TN 37738, USA
Said the sign that led us down the alleyway, through the market to the Moonshine Distillery. Following the crowd, we entered the whiskey store and shuffled up to the counter where we discovered the staff offering up free samples from at least...
A new adventure. An 1800 mile trip from Phoenix to Knoxville, the Smokies were calling us. Living and breathing for camping, hiking, and exploring, we finally made it to the gateway of the Smoky Mountains. A little drive through the backroads...
Laurel Falls, Tennessee 37862, USA
Laurel Falls is one of the most popular attractions in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The easily accessible, paved trail is a 1.3 mile trek up Cove Mountain that culminates in a spectacular view of the 80-foot, multi-level waterfall. At the...
3725 Maryville Pike, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA
Sweet P’s Barbecue & Soul House, named after the owner’s daughter, is located on the shore of the Little River. Inside, Sweet P’s resembles the typical southern barbecue joint. There are innumerable pieces of memorabilia attached to the walls, the...
At an elevation of 5,046 feet, the infamous Appalachian trail straddles Tennessee and North Carolina via the Newfound Gap in the Smokies. This 3 mile stretch of the Appalachian Trail will give you a sense of what the pass through hikers experience...
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