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The perfect luxury weekend getaway at Primland

Primland Can’t wait to hit the road? Check out the rest of our Driving Distance destinations, presented by CPI...

Charlotte’s Airbnb market has doubled in the past year

Charlotte’s Airbnb market is booming. The number of Airbnb guests staying in Charlotte has more than doubled over the past year — to nearly 12,000...

Planning a fancy fall weekend getaway? 14 luxury hotels within driving distance of Charlotte

This article was originally published September 15, 2017 and has been updated. Looking for a fancy resort within driving distance from Charlotte for a relaxing...

What to expect at the new Kimpton Tryon Park Hotel in Uptown

Charlotte’s newest luxury hotel opened with a bang last week — and not just for travelers. The property’s 19th-floor rooftop bar and lobby...

24 hours at the Ballantyne Hotel: 7 must-do activities on your staycation.

This article was originally published on October 17, 2016. I love hotels. I love hotel bars. I love hotel hot tubs. I love hotel wedding watching. Last...

Luxury hotel-on-wheels debuts in Charlotte to compete against air travel

Jitterbug, a Charlotte transportation startup founded by Carnegie Mellon MBA Jay Jovick, is now available for booking. The Jitterbug coach fits 11 people...

4 mountain towns that aren’t Asheville but are still worth a visit

This article was originally published on April 21, 2017. Asheville may be North Carolina’s most famous mountain destination, but there are plenty of other...

Grab the tent and pack the cooler: 10 places to camp within 100 miles of Charlotte

This article was originally published on May 16, 2017. Yes, Carowinds’ Camp Wilderness Resort is always a viable option, but it’s not your only...

The Charlotte airport is being overrun with lost-and-found items

So many people are losing things when flying through Charlotte Douglas International Airport that the city is having a hard time managing all the...

36 hours at The Ritz-Carlton Charlotte

My entire weekend stay was generously comped by The Ritz-Carlton Charlotte as a media preview for its new Pints and Provisions overnight package. I...

Teacher Charlotte McGhee launches “Surprise Travel” concept starting at $1,500 aimed at the adventurous

Ever had the urge to show up at our Charlotte airport, open an envelope and go wherever it tells you to go? Well, now you can. Katie Caison and her fiancé Rob...

Driving Distance: A weekend in Saluda, 90 miles west of Charlotte

I spent last weekend on a quick family retreat to Saluda, a tiny mountain town (pop: 713) 30 miles south of Asheville. From Charlotte, it’s a quick, easy...