Favorite Places to Go in Charlotte

Have a favorite hot spot or point of geological interest in the Charlotte area?

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NASCAR Hall of Fame
Charlotte; Next door to Convention Center; http://www.nascarhall.com/
Description: Pedal-to-the-metal fun! Cool interactive experiences like tire-changing stations, realistic race simulators, a broadcast booth and even a Kids Zone. Gets your adrenaline racing.
Submitted by: Joan on 7/24/2012

Great Place to eat in Charlotte!
E2 Emeril's Eatery; 135 Levine Avenue of the Arts, Suite 100; http://www.emerilsrestaurants.com/e2-emerils-eatery
Description: This place was great and only a few blocks from the Westin! Oyster shooters to start the meal off. Can't wait to go back during the meeting when we're in town.
Submitted by: Melissa on 8/27/2012

EarthCache sites in the Charlotte area
GPS-based outdoor activity; http://www.geocaching.com
Description: EarthCaching brings people to sites of geological interest. GC-codes: GC1KGQ2 (“Big Rock EarthCache”); GC1PPCG (“Cabarrus County Syenite Ring Dike”); GC1HGBX (“Hills Iron Mines”); GC2B035 (“The Deconsolidators–Abrasion”).
Submitted by: Gary Lewis on 8/27/2012

Great BBQ close to convention
Queen City Q; 225 East 6th Street, Charlotte, NC 28202; http://www.queencityq.com/
Description: Great place to grab some delicious southern BBQ downtown with nice views and a bar!
Submitted by: Jake on 9/23/2012

Soul Food Experience!
Mert's Kitchen; 214 North College Street, Charlotte, NC 28202; http://mertscharlotte.com/
Description: Authentic soul food in the heart of downtown Charlotte. A brunch/lunch standard and dinner's pretty delicious as well!
Submitted by: Jake on 9/23/2012

Cheap eats for students
Description: Jimmy Johns: 3rd and Tryon (NW) Pita Pit: N College between 5th/6th Chik Fil A, Salsaritas: Overstreet mall near Trade/Tryon (SE) Moe's, Jason's Deli, Five Guys burgers: Epicentre (N College between 4th/Trade) Bojangles, Qdoba: 5th and Tryon
Submitted by: Emily on 11/2/2012

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