“I can breathe in a small town,” the singer John Mellencamp once crooned. There is something about a humble building, and the friendly souls of those who live there, that gives a modest community its endless allure. This begs the eternal question: How do they do it? Perhaps their diminutive size is made up for by a tremendous amount of character. One thing is for certain: When you make a pilgrimage to hotels in Concord, NC this knowledge will be yours to discover.
Smiles and friendly conversation wait for you in the downtown area, where many Concord hotels are located. Steaming coffee is served in fine bone china; sniff the heady aroma and let it reach into the tendrils of your soul. Relax for as long as you like, but not too long; you’ll need to obtain one of our rental cars in Concord for the next step of your voyage.
Your quest for fresh air will take you some 40 miles west to Lake Norman. Here, the wind creates ripples on the glassy surface of the water, and the trees whisper secrets they have guarded for centuries. Rent a boat and let your fingers trail through the cool liquid, or find solitude on a quiet trail within the immense hardwoods. Clear your mind as you clear your lungs; there, doesn’t that feel better?
On your way home – filled to the brim with newfound wisdom – detour into “The Queen City,” Charlotte. Explore its numerous museums, marvel at the exquisite glass-and-steel construction of its skyscrapers, and remember: this was once a small town, too. Should the siren song of the city lure you in, stay awhile by reserving one of the hotels in Charlotte.
The quieter life is calling to you, wise wanderer. Travelocity will help you answer. Thanks to our outstanding deals on hotels near Concord, you are well on your way to making new acquaintances and immersing yourself in an older, calmer place. A place you’ll want to return to time and again.
A place where you can breathe.
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