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: Spring Blooms in Belmont
As springtime awakens across Belmont, the events are as plentiful as Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden’s blossoming blooms.
Celebrate the Easter holiday with Peter Cottontail’s Garden Adventure at DSBG as well as two March 31 egg hunts, at Linford and Stowe parks, respectively. The 2nd Annual Shuck n’ Jive Festival at York Chester Brewing Company rounds out March on the Catawba River.
April rolls in with several musical features at Belmont Abbey College, including multiple performances of “The Sound of Music.” And mark your calendars now for historic downtown’s annual GaribaldiFest on May 12 – a tradition that celebrates Belmont’s rich past in a fun, family-friendly environment.
Where to Eat
Spotlight: Old Stone Steakhouse
Mouth-watering meals alongside a glass of wine in a warm, inviting atmosphere. For ten years, the downtown staple Old Stone Steakhouse has charmed guests with delicious dishes, an extensive beer and wine list, a large outdoor patio and its new cocktail and cigar bar, Jailhouse – aptly named for the former police confinement area it now occupies.
For more than 100 years, the Belmont Police Department occupied a 2,800 foot space on Main Street. In 2007, Old Stone Steakhouse restored the historic space, offering upscale steak and seafood at casual prices within a welcoming, preserved environment. Make your winter a little warmer with delectable dining at this downtown restaurant.
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.