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


Spotlight: Grandiflorida – Gamrath Glass

As Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden celebrates its 20th anniversary in Belmont, N.C., this lush 300-acre garden presents an awe-inspiring, larger than life display – Grandiflora: Gamrath Glass. With stunning artistry from Jason Gamrath, the vast exhibition showcases vibrant sculptures of delicate glass, including 10-foot orchids, energetic Venus flytraps and more.

The mesmerizing display runs through Sept. 29 with showcases by day and by night. Spend a seasonal evening (or afternoon) surrounded by art and big, bold plants at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden.


Where to Eat

Spotlight: The String Bean

The String Bean became a downtown Belmont staple in 2008, serving up its unique twists on southern cuisine alongside extensive wine and craft beer offerings.

This six-time consecutive recipient of a Wine Spectator award serves lunch and dinner Tuesday through Saturday. Whether dining inside or under the shade of the Main Street patio this spring or summer, try hometown favorites of this southern bistro such as the BLFT (yes, with fried green tomatoes), the eggplant fries or the Angry CowPig burger. Guests can also request any premium fish or meat selection offered fresh daily from the Market and Butcher’s Shop.

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.