Away from the golf

Business Traveler (USA) - - DESTINATIONS -

Char­lotte is a ma­jor cen­ter in the US mo­tor­sports scene, home to the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Char­lotte Motor Speed­way is also just 13 miles north­east in Con­cord.

The cor­po­rate head­quar­ters of Bank of Amer­ica is lo­cated here and the city has the honor of be­ing the US’s third-largest bank­ing cen­ter af­ter New York and San Francisco.

Char­lotte is the birth­place of in­flu­en­tial preacher Billy Graham who passed away ear­lier this year. He had given spir­i­tual coun­sel to ev­ery US pres­i­dent from Harry Tru­man to Barack Obama. The Billy Graham Li­brary in Char­lotte is ded­i­cated to his life and achieve­ments.

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