Located just a short drive from the bustling downtown district, Sheraton Charlotte Airport Hotel positions you to explore our area to your heart's content. Discover an array of popular things to do in Charlotte, NC, just moments from our hotel. Browse through our list and fill up your itinerary for this weekend with fun attractions, like Carowinds Amusement Park or Epicenture, Uptown Charlotte's premier shopping, dining and entertainment complex. Take in a Carolina Panthers' game at nearby Bank of America Stadium or enjoy outdoor recreation, upscale dining, high-end shopping and exciting nightlife. Our vibrant city offers something for everyone to enjoy.
Carowinds Amusement Park
Treat the family to a visit to Carowinds Amusement Park this weekend, where you'll discover roller coasters, Carolina Harbor Water Park, live entertainment, rides of all kinds (thrill rides, family rides, kid's rides), a variety of dining options, special events, and much more. Located just a 15-minute drive from our hotel, this fun Charlotte attraction draws tens of thousands of visitors annually.
Sea Life Charlotte-Concord Aquarium
Visit the Sea Life Charlotte-Concord Aquarium, a 36,000-square-foot interactive aquarium experience offering fun for the whole family. One of the most popular things to do in Charlotte, NC, for families with children, the Sea Life Aquarium lets you explore and learn about 5,000 sea creatures on a great underwater adventure.
Discovery Place Science
Experience interactive exhibits at Discovery Place Science, a museum and center focused on all areas of science. Located just nine minutes from our Charlotte hotel, Discovery Place Science features hands-on adventures that are fun for the whole family. Enjoy science-related films in the IMAX theater, interactive exhibitions, live shows, special events, a science lab, a gift shop and Curio City Kitchen, an on-site restaurant.
U.S. National Whitewater Center
Relish the thrill of the great outdoors with whitewater rafting, canoeing, kayaking, mountain biking, hiking and rock climbing at U.S. National Whitewater Center. This nonprofit outdoor recreation and athletic training facility offers premium outdoor experiences for young and old alike. For the outdoor enthusiast, this is one of the premier things to do in Charlotte, NC, this weekend.
Shopping & Dining
Epicenture & Premium Outlets
EPICENTURE is Uptown Charlotte's premier entertainment complex with nearly 40 restaurants, shops, and nightlife venues.
Just minutes from Sheraton Charlotte Airport Hotel, Charlotte's Premium Outlets offer over 100 high-end outlet stores. Choose from designer fashions, luxury home goods and gift retailers, and much more.
Start off or end your day right and join us on-site at Oscar's Restaurant for an elegant dining experience. If you are in the mood to grab-and-go, stop by the Atrium Lounge for food and beverages in a casual environment. Visit our dining page for more information.
Sports & Events
Bank of America Stadium
Sheraton Charlotte Airport Hotel is located less than five miles from the Stadium making us the perfect choice when looking for hotels near Bank of America Stadium.
Located in uptown Charlotte, Bank of America Stadium, or "The Vault," has been home to the Carolina Panthers since 1996. With seating for 74,455 fans, it retains a modern sense despite its age because of its thoughtful design. In addition to hosting the Carolina Panthers, the stadium hosts the NCAA Belk Bowl and the ACC Championship each year as well as college football, soccer, and concerts sporadically.
Time Warner Cable Arena
Located in uptown Charlotte, the arena is home to a number of sports and entertainment events. Both the Charlotte Hornets and the Charlotte Checkers call the stadium home.
Sheraton Charlotte Airport Hotel is located less than 8 miles from the arena, making us the perfect choice when looking for hotels near Time Warner Cable Arena.
NASCAR Hall of Fame
Uptown Charlotte's NASCAR Hall of Fame has become one of the most-visited attractions in Charlotte and a must-see for race fans and non-fans alike. The 150,000-square-foot facility honors the history and heritage of NASCAR through many interactive exhibits that include memorabilia and cars from famous speedways and drivers.
A walk up three floors will take you through the best moments in racing history, several exhibits including Glory Road, racecar simulating, and the Hall of Honor with exhibits for Dal Dale Earnhardt, Bill France, and Bobby Alison.