The Best Road Trips is a spring weekend series that showcases our favorite vacations from major cities around The United States.
If you live in Charlotte, please contact me, you know there’s more to this city than just a booming business district. The Queen City, obviously, has also been confirmed to become a highly-cultured side, with both a musical and theater that are each among the better of their respective fields in the country. And, There are also many attractions and exhibitions in Charlotte that are available to keep residents crowded. But there’s obviously nothing to be said about getting out of the city and whacking the dirt hike for those new and even some very old – But still within driving distance, of course – location. Sure, you need your bags packed and jump into the driver: We’ve received some miles of support.
Road Trip # 1: Charlotte to Charleston, SC
Total Driving Time: 3 hours, 40 minutes Distance Covered: 209 miles Take This Trip If You Can: You are looking for great Southern elegance.
‘If’ Charlotte is the “New South” Charleston must be the center of attention “Old South.” It’s neither questionable, nor are some of the hottest romance novels — Dear John, The Notebook, The Last Song has been posted in or near Charleston. Respectively the horse-drawn cars, the splendid arboretum, and its historic design, Charleston evokes old-world elegance. Also, the height restriction bylaw has kept the city center landscape relatively low, Offering Charleston a small-town feeling. Its roads are perfect for strolling, and often at a simple, comforting speed. If you’re looking for the absolute historic, enjoy, The Jasmine House Inn is the perfect choice!. In a beautifully refurbished villa dating from 1843, the 12 beds in the inn have the elegance of a b-b and the pleasure of an upmarket resort, plus great handouts including breakfast and night hors d ‘oeuvres. For a more budget-conscious choice, staying at the Hampton Inn Historic District. It has a nice outdoor pool and a comfortable place and plenty of chairs and a furnace to snuggle up beside with someone you love.
Top Driving Tip: It’s almost an hour out of the route, but several road-trippers always want to get over to Congaree National Park on their way to the bottom of Charleston by shifting over to US-601 after whacking Columbia. The park features scenic waters for kayaking, along with lovely plant growth.
Road Trip # 2: Charlotte to Atlanta, GA
Total Driving Time: 4 hours, 13 minutes Distance Covered: 244 miles Take This Trip If: You’re ready to get a little scary — with much more direction than a textbook.
Often called the “New York of the South” Atlanta really is about having a good time. The pampered town residence of entertainers including Tyler Perry, Jennifer Nettles, and naturally, The set of The Real Housewives of Atlanta is known for its cheerful fun, foodies. Restaurants that serve up soup with a turn, and fantastic purchasing it on legendary Peachtree Road. For Guests Ready to Spend, the St. Royal is the position to be. Comfort nears an impressive, otherworldly standard now: Expect big, The rooms were comfortable, stone washroom with splash bath, and elegant indoor swimming pool, Galleria. Searching and save some grass? The Artmore Hotel provides beds at affordable rates and has a lawn garden, with reddish rattan loungers and a stone waterfall, it’s a great place to be.
Top Driving Tip: Driving I-20 W about 30 miles from Atlanta, but if you stick to I-85 S, you’ll clean up about half an hour off your trip.
Road Trip #3: Charlotte to Hilton Head, SC
Total Driving Time: 4 hours, 25 minutes Distance Covered: 253 miles Take This Trip If You Have The: You really enjoy playing in the ocean.
Hilton Head is considered one of the best places to visit on the East Coast, but don’t miss its finesse for pretension. This resort town seems laid-back, featuring quiet public beaches and low-key fish restaurants. Most of Hilton Head’s attractions are exterior; its golfing classes have long been its claim to fame, but sports and riding are indeed large highlights – and the sea is difficult to overlook. If you are on the lookout for a charming place, cheap setup, The Main Street Inn Spa is among the most beautiful and love-filled B Bs in Hilton Head. Parents and guests expecting an oceanside location may recommend Hilton Head Marriott Resort Spa. The above upper-mid-range resort has a great location on a fantastic white-sand seaside, and that has all the facilities of an estate of this group, and also a few of those: a nice spa!, a gym, a big bath, a kid’s plan, and many dining options, including a convenience store-style price.
Top Driving Tip: Be sure to pull off when you see some of the local produce coming back; plenty of them marker I-95 and provide tasty temporary fruits and veggies clean from the garden.