Belmont, North CarolinaWhere Southern Charm Blossoms.
Surrounded by the natural beauty of rich forests, rolling hills and rambling banks of Lake Wylie and the Catawba River, Belmont beckons a wealth of year-long visitors with varied interests.
Once a community where the textile industry served as the lifeblood, Belmont is a burgeoning success story of thriving growth and redevelopment. A picturesque blend of old-fashioned nuances, Belmont offers historical homes, streetlamps, brick sidewalks and the simpler times of “back then.” These are the branches that support a budding business atmosphere of today, that embrace the beautiful Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, and that help to nourish arts, culture, shopping and an assortment of fascinations for all ages to enjoy. With its close proximity to Charlotte, Belmont allows visitors to take advantage of big-city amenities while enjoying a comfortable stay in a place with small-city charm.
Whether you’re visiting us for the first time for a vacation getaway or returning for a daytime activity, you’re sure to enjoy a truly unique experience in Belmont. We extend a most charming welcome to you!
Things to Do
Spotlight: Falling for Fun in Belmont
Calling all ghouls and gals – it’s time to haunt the streets of Belmont. Find your favorite costume and venture to historic downtown for Belmont BooFest on Oct. 21 where frightfully family-friendly activities will be available for all, including carnival games and a costume contest. On Oct. 28 and 29, travel to Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden for Bootanical, an annual Halloween event featuring live music, horse-drawn carriage rides, s’mores around the campfire and more.
Seeking fall fun without the ghosts and goblins? Also at the Garden, take in the sweet sounds of bluegrass and Americana music at the Fall Music Fest on Oct. 14 and 15.
Where to Eat
Spotlight: Luna Hombre
Specializing in wine and tapas, Main Street’s Luna Hombre welcomes guests for dinner Monday through Saturday. One of downtown Belmont’s newest additions, the restaurant is located in the old Belmont Drug building with a history dating back to 1900.
At Luna Hombre, discover more than two dozen whites and reds by the glass among a lengthy wine list from the owner and sommelier. Local beer and cider selections are also available. Pair these with a cheese and charcuterie menu of small plates to round out a delectable visit.
Where to Sleep
Spotlight: Hampton Inn
Conveniently located just eight miles from the center of Charlotte, N.C., we are only seven miles from Charlotte Douglas International Airport. The Hampton Inn by Hilton Charlotte/Belmont@Montcross features an on-site convenience store, meeting rooms, suites, an outdoor pool, a fitness center and wifi. The Belmont location recently achieved a ranking of #2 in the state of North Carolina among Hampton Inns by customer reviews.