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The Historic Latta Plantation, Historic Rosedale or just an easy stroll through one of Charlotte's beautiful historic neighborhoods are highlights that give you an impression of what life in the Old South was like.

For people interested in modern attractions, head for the Discovery Place, one of the nation's top hands-on science museums with a Planetarium and Omnimax Theatre. Recent Omnimax treats have included "Michael the Max".

Nightlife in Charlotte can be very exciting too. Take a stroll down Tryon Street or a trolley tour through the South End district end you can get a taste of all the restaurants and bars that are on offer.