Top spots to enjoy Boxing Day in Charlotte, NC!

Boxing Day is one of busiest, most celebrated days of the year. There are several countries that are suitable for an unforgettable Boxing Day (or Boxing Week) celebration, and America is one of the most popular. If you are considering travelling to celebrate Boxing Day, then you should consider few points. First off is the weather. Boxing Day falls in late December which of course, is in the middle of winter. Many tourists chose to visit the US during this time of year because of the unlimited winter activities available. Charlotte, North Carolina is a popular destination as there are so many beautiful areas of that one can explore. Some of the best spots in the city include museums, parks, waterfalls, and of course all the amazing shopping destinations.

Here are few key spots in Charlotte to check out:

Reclining Bulls Statue – a popular attraction in Charlotte that hosts thousands of tourists each year. It is an excellent spot to relax during Boxing Day as you can enjoy a picnic with your family and friends in the park and there is a also a playground for your children. If you are a photography nut, this is also a great spot that you will definitely want to document. Reclining bulls’ statue can be found at 13950 Ballantyne Corporate Pl.

NASCAR Hall of Fame - definitely the stop of choice for NASCAR enthusiasts. Here, you can see historic race cars like a 1952 Hudson Hornet, a 1967 Chevelle, and even Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s 2008 Chevy Impala SS. The High Octane Theater features a 64-foot-wide projection screen with surround sound. Other exhibits even give fans a behind-the-scenes look at how individual teams prepare for a race day, while the Hall of Honor pays tribute to all NASCAR Hall of Fame inductees. The NASCAR Hall of Fame is located at 400 E. Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.

Fig Tree - who doesn't enjoy a delicious meal on Boxing Day? To make your trip to Charlotte a memorable one, be sure to check out one of the most popular restaurants in the city. The fig tree is a hidden gem in Charlotte with an upscale, creative continental fare. The mansion is located in Lucas House, a 1913 Craftsman-style bungalow with a long history. This restaurant does not disappoint. An amazing kitchen, outstanding service, and top rated cuisine. As the holidays are a busy time of year and Boxing Day is a popular shopping day, be aware of peak hours and call ahead to make a reservation. The Fig Tree is located at 1601 E 7th St.

Interconnected - another popular site of interest in Charlotte. Passengers flying in and out of Charlotte Douglas International Airport can view what is billed as the nation's largest data-driven digital public art installation. This digital artwork dramatically portrays the hidden troves of operational data at the airport and serves 44.4 million travellers annually. It uses data from airport systems to create ebbing and flowing abstract forms on three high-definition digital screens. One is a 140-foot-long panel beside a moving walkway. Two others are large rectangular panels around the corner in the concourse's entry atrium. A must see when travelling through. "Interconnected" is located at Charlotte International Airport, 5501 Josh Birmingham Pkwy.

When deciding to travel to the United States, the American ESTA and the ESTA check status are important to know if you qualify for an ESTA authorization. 

Even though you have come to Charlotte to celebrate Boxing Day, that should not stop you from exploring the rest of the city during the holidays!


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