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
SPRING AND SUMMER 2018
Spotlight: Friday Night Live
Following a one-year hiatus, Friday Night Live returns to historic downtown this May. For five evenings – including one holiday, Wednesday, July 4 – the seasonal celebration will welcome shaggers, families, friends, neighbors and more to Main Street for the popular concert series.
Enjoy beach music from 6-10 p.m. each night alongside food trucks, a beverage garden and a kids activity zone as well as downtown boutiques and restaurants open for guests. FNL wraps up this summer on the Fourth of July with the Red, White & Belmont festival and event-culminating fireworks.
Where to Eat
Spotlight: Famous Toastery of Belmont
Eggs benedict. Biscuits and sausage gravy. Peanut butter and banana stuffed French toast. Left coast B.L.T. Or perhaps homemade meatloaf with gruyere and parmesan macaroni and cheese. It’s a robust menu of fresh-made breakfast and lunch in a fun, casual atmosphere at Famous Toastery of Belmont.
One of the city’s newest eateries, this Wilkinson Boulevard location boasts impeccable service because “Every Server is Your Server.” And as springtime greets warmer days, the outdoor patio welcomes diners to snack under the sunshine. Famous Toastery is open daily from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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.