travel

Charlotte’s expanding airport

Concourse A Expansion – Phase II is underway at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. What’s happening: The 10-gate, $231 million project, which...

American Airlines adds 68 new direct flights for college football

American Airlines is gearing up for college football season by adding flights for fans. What’s happening: The world’s largest airline, which has a...

6 boat rentals near Charlotte starting at $255

It’s boat season, and companies recommend you book in advance if you want to spend time on the water this summer. Why it matters: Charlotte may be...

Brevard getaway: Stay off-the-grid and explore North Carolina’s “land of waterfalls”

Waterfalls, crisp mountain air, fresh trout, local boutiques and chocolate. In Brevard, you get it all. When I visited the town of about 8,000 people in April,...

New airport lounge called The Club CLT opens today

Charlotte Douglas International Airport is opening a new airport lounge today. What’s happening: The Club CLT opened at 5am this morning in Terminal A...

Plan a weekend getaway to Mount Airy, NC’s “mini Asheville”

If you shrunk Asheville, you’d get something like Mount Airy, a tiny town of 10,000 surrounded by state parks and home to a growing dining scene. Or at...

3 cool European trips to take in 2022 from Charlotte travel companies

Soon enough this bleak winter will be over, and it’ll be time for spring and summer travel. The big picture: Travel made a comeback in 2021 as COVID-19...

6 things to know before flying from Charlotte this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving travel time is here. While Charlotte Douglas International Airport doesn’t expect quite as many travelers as it had pre-pandemic, traffic...

5 road trips to take from Charlotte while listening to “Red (Taylor’s Version)”

Here are five destinations about 2 hours and 10 minutes from Charlotte — the full length of Taylor Swift’s Red re-release. My strategy is to listen all...

Asheville getaway: 35 things to do in N.C.’s coolest mountain city

Effortlessly cool. Artsy. Romantic. Progressive. Scenic. All of it describes Asheville, one of the South’s top destinations, just two hours from...

8 glamping getaways in the Blue Ridge Mountains

This guide is proudly presented by OrthoCarolina – our partners in healthy living. If you want more outdoor itinerary inspiration, check out...

Charlotte restaurant group opens mid-century modern mountain lodge

This recently renovated mountain lodge is now open and booking rooms starting at $201/night. What to expect: Skyline Lodge is a 40-room boutique hotel from The...