Charlotte-Douglas International Airport is conveniently located just 7 miles west of downtown Charlotte, between Interstate 485 and Highway 74. If you are looking for flights to Charlotte, check out CheapTickets, which lets you book your air travel, hotel, and rental car all at the same time to make life easier. Nine airlines service Charlotte-Douglas International Airport, including United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and American Airlines.
Seven car rental agencies have counters at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport, making a rental car one of the easiest ways to travel around Charlotte during your visit. You can compare rates for different car rental companies and car classes on CheapTickets to find the best deals. Taxi service is available near the baggage claim area for a fixed rate of $25 to the city center or $0.50 for each 1/5 mile.
The summers in Charlotte are hot and humid, with high summer averages of over 80 degrees Fahrenheit between June and September. The daily average in July is over 90 degrees, so bring light-colored clothing and sun block if you plan to visit during the summer. Winters are cold but not frigid, with average daily highs hovering in the 50s.
For an adventure park experience that includes Planet Snoopy, roller coasters, and stage productions, visit Carowinds in Charlotte. It is open daily in the summer, but weekends only in the spring and fall. The NASCAR Hall of Fame will keep race fans entertained, while those looking for a slower pace will enjoy the 380-acre Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden. Look for more attraction ideas on CheapTickets when you book flights to Charlotte.
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