Sleep Inn University Place
8525 N Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC 28262
Phone: (704) 549-4544
Fax: (704) 549-4452
Concord Mills Shopping Center holds its own against local historical landmarks and NASCAR stadiums, establishing itself as one of the biggest tourist draws in the area. There are hundreds of stores to choose from, and at first glance the possibilities can seem rather daunting- but with a list of businesses including everything from movie theaters to pretzel kiosks, there is sure to be something to please everyone in the family. Be sure to check out the website for new events, bargains, and programs.
In the mood for a dose of 1960s nostalgia? Sunshine Daydreams sells everything you will need. Period clothing like patchwork pants and tie-dye shirts are popular. Grateful Dead, Phish, Bob Marley and String Cheese Incident band merchandise is plentiful (both official and "lot style"). Important lifestyle accessories such as incense, hemp products, aromatherapy oils, tapestries, and "tobacco" pipes are available as well. Also on sale here are tickets for upcoming events at the nearby Neighborhood Theatre. Stays open late on Gallery Crawl nights.
Amelie's is a popular hotspot in Charlotte for both the early risers seeking scrumptious breakfast, and the late nighters wanting delicious dinner. This award winning French bakery serves pastries, desserts and other French bakery products accompanied with a European style espresso bar. The place is open for 24 hours and one can always gorge on fresh pastries and desserts. One can even catch some live local music at one of their events. The dishes from Amelie's were even featured in the movie 'The Hunger Games'.
Green With Envy is one place that you won't want to miss when you're shopping in Charlotte. This place will surprise you with its rare items, and you'll be tempted to take them all home with you. Pamper yourself in the candle and bath section, which is filled with exotic scents. The unique clothing and accessories are a bit expensive, but worth every penny. A wide assortment of children's items are also on sale.
Set up by Shelton Drum in 1980, Heroes Aren't Hard to Find offers an amazing array of books and more for comic character fans. Graphic novels, manga, statues as well as specialty items from various genres can be found at this store. Heroes Convention is also organized by this comic shop which offers a family friendly environment for exhibitors as well as fans.
Active inside the tall Bank of America Corporate Center, Founders Hall features many things within. While there's shopping destination to satiate those who like riding on a shopping spree, there's The Blumenthal Performing Arts Center and other venues that present events full of life. Founders Hall exudes rich facade with elegant marble floors, beautiful atrium and every little thing that render a rich feel to the place. Weddings, receptions, luncheons parties, every event looks grand here.
A venture of the Crosland developers, Latta Arcade is located in the trendy Uptown region of Charlotte. An enchanting old world charm is the characteristic of this shopping center. A varied list of shops and restaurants like Besoin Gallery, Chick's restaurant, Woody's Hot Dogs, Think Paperless, Kugler's Studio Inc. and many, many more are present in this popular establishment. A part of the National Historical Registry, Latta attracts locals and tourists alike.
The Boulevard at South End offers fashionable items for a wide range of clientele. This shopping district focuses more on local artisans and handcrafted items than big-name designers brands, ensuring that many of the pieces for sale are one-of-a-kind, just like your style.
Black Sheep is more than just a skateboard shop. It stocks all the latest products the skateboard industry has to offer, and come the South End's monthly Gallery Crawl, the store becomes a pillar of the art community as well. Custom designed clothing and footwear are always available, and the walls are usually lined with paintings or photography produced by local artists. See website for special event announcements.
Located in South End, Tarah Amann's Blush Boutique is a feminine and contemporary boutique in the neighborhood. Its collection features trendy dresses, skirts, tops and bottoms as well as accessories, jewelry and footwear. Browse through unique pieces, and if you find yourself spoiled for choice, Tarah herself will offer style tips.
The Bag Lady is an innovative concept store located in Charlotte. The store is not limited to just bags, it also sells a range of items including jewelry, artwork, books and artsy unique gifts. This woman-centric store is about empowering women, but is popular with both genders. The Bag Lady's staff includes tarot card readers, soul readers and shamanic stone readers who offer their valuable insights to customers. This new-age store even organizes various events and exhibitions.
Berrybrook Farm Natural Food Pantry is a pioneer store selling natural food that is against animal testing. The store offers beauty products, food supplements, produce and other items that are completely organic and chemical-free. Natural pet food is also sold here. A favorite among the health-conscious, one can also indulge without guilt at the juice bar that serves healthy vegan and vegetarian juices, sandwiches and soups. There are numerous discounts available daily.