Itineraries

Fit for a Queen

Experience the Queen City’s royal treatment and discover cultural gems with visits to Levine Center for the Arts, Halcyon Flavors, the Spa & Wellness Center at The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte and Sophia’s Lounge.

Morning

Levine Center for the Arts

Start the Charlotte journey with an all-access pass to some of the city’s most dazzling cultural gems. The Levine Center for the Arts includes four Charlotte institutions: the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African- American Arts + Culture, the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, the Mint Museum Uptown and the Knight Theater. NOTE: All Levine Center for the Arts museums are within walking distance from each other.

Afternoon

Lunch at Mariposa

Enjoy lunch with a view at Mariposa. Nestled in the corner of Mint Museum Uptown, Mariposa is an upscale locavore fare & an eclectic wine list in a stylish space.

Relax at the Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte

Treat visitors to a relaxing massage, a refreshing body scrub or a revitalizing skin treatment at the two-level penthouse Spa & Wellness Center.

Evening

Drink Cocktails at Sophia's Lounge at the Ivey's Hotel

Cap the night with creative cocktails at the royally adorned Sophia’s Lounge—named for Queen Sophia Charlotte (Charlotte’s namesake). Pair sophisticated sips created by mixologist Patricia Smith with sharable plates crafted by Top Chef alumnus and Church and Union Charlotte executive chef Jamie Lynch.