Why you'd want to live in Charlotte
Charlotte, the “Queen City,” is the largest city in North Carolina and county seat of Mecklenburg County. This city is booming, making it one of the top five fastest-growing in the U.S. (and the second largest in the Southeast!). Charlotte is home to the corporate headquarters of Bank of America and the east coast operations of Wells Fargo, which along with other financial institutions. Charlotte has nine Fortune 500 companies, including Bank of America, Lowe’s and Family Dollar. Sports & Recreation in Charlotte The top-notch NFL Carolina Panthers, the NBA’s Charlotte Hornets, two NASCAR Sprint Cup races and the NASCAR All-Star Race, the Wells Fargo Championship, the NASCAR Hall of Fame, and the U.S. National Whitewater Center have something for everyone. Charlotte is chock-full of arts and culture, starting with the Mint Museum Randolph. At Discovery Place, you can explore physics, rainforests, oceans and more in one of the country’s top interactive museums and IMAX. Don’t miss the Levine Museum of the New South, Mint Museum Uptown, Bechtler Museum of Modern Art and Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture. Music and theater lovers will enjoy the Blumenthal Performing Arts, Time Warner Cable Arena, EpiCentre or N.C. Music Factory.