Itineraries

Food & Murals in South End

Discover the incredible murals and interactive experiences in the flourishing South End and Plaza Midwood neighborhoods. Creative havens thrive in this eclectic playground.

Morning

Enjoy breakfast at Tupelo Honey
Enjoy a Southern comfort breakfast with classics like fried green tomatoes and mouthwatering biscuits. Add an order of the Banana Pudding Dream Pancakes to seal the deal.

Tour the Charlotte Rail Trail
Experience local art while walking the 3.5-mile vibrant trail that winds throughout the Dilworth, South End and Uptown neighborhoods. This breathtaking stroll has a variety of public art displays such as the iconic Magic Carpet mural, the Exclamation Point and the Before I Die chalkboard.

Afternoon

DIY at Paddywax Candle Bar

Bring a unique gift home for friends and family at Paddywax Candle Bar, a hand-poured candle shop in South End. With a variety of scents and vessels to choose from, this is one of the coolest experiences in the Queen City.

Lunch at Mac's Speed Shop
In the mood for barbecue? This local restaurant and bar has it all: smoked wings, hickory smoked and pulled pork barbecue, cornmeal fried catfish and St. Louis ribs. Snap a picture in front of Willie Nelson’s portrait, with text reading “Willie for President.”

Evening

Drinks at Legion Brewing

Experience Charlotte’s brewery scene by checking out Legion Brewing in Plaza Midwood, where “sharing good beer with friends is one of life’s great pleasures.” Inside the rustic atmosphere, sip on everything from tart sours to roasted stouts. Keep the night alive and wander next door to Whiskey Warehouse to enjoy live music.