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: Antique Shopping in Historic Downtown
On prominent displays or hidden in corners, antiques big and small are found across Belmont in unique shopping destinations. Along Main Street, find Piccolo Antique Mall with its eclectic discoveries. Or shop the day away at the 67,000 square-foot Catawba River Antique Mall and other bright and beautiful boutiques across historic downtown.
Where to Eat
Spotlight: Nellie’s Southern Kitchen
Nellie’s Southern Kitchen’s inspiration comes from Nellie Jonas, Kevin Sr.’s grandmother, who lived in Belmont until she passed in 2011. Nellie’s family remembers her as an incredible cook and a gracious hostess who focused on simple, fresh ingredients and on making people feel at home.
With lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch, Nellie’s Southern Kitchen showcases classic Southern cuisine, from pimento cheese and chicken and dumplings to banana pudding and pecan pie.
Where to Sleep
Spotlight: Hampton Inn
Conveniently located just eight miles from the center of Charlotte, North Carolina, 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.