One of the major centers of commerce in the South, Charlotte, North Carolina is where the headquarters of many of the nation's top banks are located. Charlotte is also a sports lover's paradise, with a minor league baseball team, a professional football team, and a NASCAR racetrack. Throw in a world-class amusement park, museums, and no shortage of outdoor activities, and you'll want to book a vacation to Charlotte as soon as you can.
With a broad spectrum of specialties ranging from orthopedics to surgery to women's services, Charlotte's Carolinas Medical Center, home to one of the nation's first organ transplant programs, is where people the world over come to take advantage of some of the finest medical care around. Located in the Dilworth part of town, the hospital, as well as the hotels near Carolinas Medical Center, is in a great part of the city for people who want to enjoy the great outdoors while visiting Charlotte. Just a few minutes away from the medical center is Freedom Park, where visitors not only have plenty of trails and paths to walk and bike on, but can find a place to get their sports fix at the park's baseball and soccer fields, batting cages, and basketball court. For the ultimate day trip for kids of any age, head south 14 miles to Carowinds; it's easily navigable from the motels near Carolinas Medical Center, and offers thrill rides and even a water park for those craving a bit of high-speed excitement.
This Southern metropolis is expansive but easy to get around in, and there are many cheap hotels near Carolinas Medical Center to center your trip around. Not only are there plenty of hotels in Charlotte and many amazing deals to be found: don't forget about the Travelocity Price Guarantee. Travelocity will match a lower price and refund the difference.