Flights to Charlotte: need to know
Cheap airline tickets to Charlotte
Heading to the beautiful city of Charlotte? North Carolina is calling! Start planning your vacation in Charlotte with cheap flights to Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) onboard any of the dozens of airlines that fly there from New York: JetBlue, US Airways, American Airlines, and more.
When to book the cheapest flights to Charlotte
Summers in Charlotte are perfectly warm, a great time to book your flights to Charlotte. Winters are more rainy than snowy but when it does snow, the city quickly becomes a mess with most flights delayed or canceled.
- Peak season: Summer is by far the best time to visit.
- Low season: Winter, when it’s generally rainy.
A flight to Charlotte from New York takes just about 2 hours.
Experience Charlotte: sights, tours and activities
Charlotte is an ambitious and very fast-growing city with plenty on offer. The museums and main attractions are located Uptown while all that is cool and trendy is in NoDa, short for North Davidson Street. Getting around is really easy if you rent a car.
Essentials in Charlotte
Fourth Ward Park: If you're Uptown and are looking for a green spot to enjoy a picnic, this is the place. While relatively small for a city park, it's definitely one of the city's most attractive parks.
Bank of America: The Charlotte skyline is dominated by this tower, designed by Caesar Pelli. Inside the lobby is an amazing and impressive fresco by local artist Ben Long. Make sure you peek in if you're passing to take a look.
Art in NoDa: NoDa is the city's artistic center with plenty of galleries to visit. Not to miss: Center of the Earth Gallery, Green Rice Designs & Studio, Hart Witzen Gallery and the ArtHouse.
Visit Charlotte Tourism for more info.
Hotels and accommodation in Charlotte
If you are not going to rent a car in Charlotte, book a hotel in Uptown to be within walking distance of all the major sights. Most all major hotels are located either near the airport, Uptown or in the city's university area. As with any city, if there's a major sporting event or trade show taking place, it's essential to book your hotel room in advance.