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Belmont

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Belmont is a suburban town west of the major city of Charlotte in U.S. State of North Carolina.

Get in[edit]

Belmont is located west of Charlotte and south of Mount Holly, in the south-central part of North Carolina. It is best accessible by car from I-85 or NC-74.

Get around[edit]

Belmont is best accessible by car. However, bicycle riding is popular especially near its town center.

See[edit]

Belmont's most prominent sight is the Gothic architecture of Belmont Abbey College. It is viewable from NC-74, and worth a brief side trip.

Another popular attraction while in town is Belmont's historic town center which features a few restaurants and shops centered around historic 19th century buildings.

There is a 1950s-style drive-in movie theater on the outskirts of town. This attraction is both extremely cheap and fun, especially as a family or date activity.

Do[edit]

  • The Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden is located in Belmont. This large outdoor garden attracts tourists from around the region, and is especially attractive during the springtime.
  • The U.S. National Whitewater Center is an outdoor recreational park featuring whitewater rafting, kayaking, mountain-biking and zip-lining located just across the Catawba River along Interstate 85 in Mecklenburg County, NC.

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Sleep[edit]

Found inside of Belmont is the Hampton Inn, a nicer hotel located off I-85 at exit number 26.

Go next[edit]

  • Fort Mill–Town of similar size located in South Carolina just south of Charlotte.
  • Pineville–Town with a large shopping mall and small town center.
Routes through Belmont
GreensboroCharlotte  N I-85.svg S  GastoniaSpartanburg
LexingtonCharlotte  N US 29.svg S  GastoniaSpartanburg
AshevilleGastonia  W US 74.svg E  CharlotteLumberton



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