Itineraries

Food & Murals in NoDa

Foodies and cultural cravers alike will find plenty of things that pique their interest in Charlotte’s NoDa art district. Cameras are sure to come out over the picturesque food and mesmerizing murals.

Morning

Enjoy breakfast at Smelly Cat Coffee & Roastery
Located in NoDa, this coffeehouse is packed with personality and artwork, creating a quirky ambiance for all to enjoy. Order the Dirty Chai Frappe and the House-made Quiche Gilroy before going mural hunting around the neighborhood.


Hipsters, Murals & History Tour
Take in the sights and sounds of NoDa with Charlotte NC Tours. Well-known stops include colorful murals that dance across aged factory buildings – from the “oceanoceanocean” mural to the “swirl” mural on North Davidson (NoDa) Street.

Afternoon

Lunch at Haberdish

Dive in to delicious Southern delicacies—from biscuits and bacon jam to fried chicken with a side of mac and cheese. Don’t forget to grab a Happy Go Lucky Champagne Punch cocktail (or two).

Enjoy Dessert at PopBar
For a sweet treat head to Popbar, which offers more than 50 flavors of handcrafted gelato, sorbet and yogurt. With the dessert in tow, stroll around the neighborhood to soak up the small-town vibes.

Evening

Dinner & Drinks at Camp NorthEnd

Hang out at this 75-acre, historic industrial site, which once manufactured Model T cars. Start at the foot of the water tower to learn about the ambitious project’s history and then kick back with food, music and Friday night fun in the Boileryard. Pose for a picture in front of the large Clint Eastwood mural.