Belmont, North Carolina

Where 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!


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Things to Do

FALL 2019

Spotlight: Spooktacular Fall Season

Calling all ghosts and goblins to Belmont, N.C.! This autumn turns a spooky leaf as Halloween approaches with events across historic downtown and the lush, 300-acre Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden.

From Movies in the Park to BooFest and Bootanical, the weekends bloom with fun and frights throughout October. The season’s events include live music, costume parades, games, vendors and other fall festivities, including an adult evening on Oct. 27 when Nightmare on Main Street returns for a second year.

Autumnal, traditional activities extend in November with the lively celebration of Dia de los Muertos at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden on Nov. 2-3.

Witches and warlocks should plan ahead for this month’s haunts and happenings in Belmont!


Where to Eat

Spotlight: The Lodge

Nestled in downtown Belmont, N.C., The Lodge Tavern & Tap showcases an eclectic menu alongside comfort, robust craft beer selections and a laid-back atmosphere.

The Lodge opened in February 2019 and has discovered immense praise from residents and visitors alike in its first year. The restaurant’s unique dining focuses on “the art of the feast” — burgers, steaks and salads with a hearty feature on wild game such as venison, duck and bison.

The Lodge brings a mountain vibe to the heart of historic Belmont. Guests are welcome daily for lunch and dinner. 

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.
Belmont Brides
Just west of Charlotte and sitting along the Catawba River, historic Belmont, N.C. beckons brides and grooms with southern charm and sweet nostalgia. From scenic spaces to vivacious, renovated venues, the city extends a variety of options for weddings and budgets big or small. This picturesque community serves as an ideal backdrop for weddings of any vision.

The city also provides an abundance of amenities – florists, boutique shops, salons and more – to tie the day’s event together with a perfected bow. Create your wedding in beautiful Belmont, N.C.