Look closely at Charlotte and you’ll discover a lot. From its Olympic-caliber whitewater rafting to its NASCAR heritage, award-winning theme park and mile upon mile of beautiful scenery, the Queen City is an explorer’s paradise. It’s a haven of charming eateries and fine dining establishments, churning out everything from signature downhome comfort food to international delights. It’s a craft beer mainstay and a booming metropolis for big business. And with Southern grace and cosmopolitan style, it plays host to a vibrant arts and music scene, renowned museums that tout its intriguing history and a professional sports stronghold. In full, the city’s regal offerings live up to its royal namesake, Queen Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.