Overflowing with malls and districts, Charlotte leaves little to be desired as far as shopping goes. Large and prestigious, Southpark Mall houses many high-end retailers including Tiffany & Co., Neiman Marcus, Apple and Burberry. On the outskirts of the city, Carolina Place offers a plethora of popular retailers and Concord Mills, north of the city, boasts over 200 stores and a 24-screen movie theater. Other options include the pedestrian-friendly Ballantyne Village, a relatively new planned development filled with upscale stores, and Waxhaw Historic District, an antique lover's dream.
Joseph K. Hall, Jr. is an editor for 10Best, Inc. His travels have allowed him to sing for pints in Inistioge and eat octopus in Athens. He served as city editor on the 10Best Travel Guides for Atlanta, Dallas and Washington, DC. His work has also appeared in business and collegiate sports publications. In his spare time – when he has it – he serves... Read more »