Itineraries

Food and Murals
South End

Discover the incredible murals and interactive experiences in the flourishing South End neighborhood. Creative havens thrive in this eclectic playground.

Morning

The Rail Trail - Photography by Cody Hughes
Breakfast at Snooze: An A.M. Eatery

Start your day off right at this brunch-and-breakfast spot in the heart of South End. With a variety of benedicts, mimosas and pancake flights, you won’t want to sleep on Snooze’s unique menu.

Tour Charlotte Rail Trail

Experience local art while walking the 3.5-mile vibrant trail that winds throughout the Dilworth, South End and Uptown neighborhoods. This breathtaking stroll has a variety of public art displays such as the iconic Magic Carpet mural, the Exclamation Point and the Confetti Hearts mural.

Afternoon

Edna's Porch in South End - Photography by Cody Hughes
DIY At Paddywax Candle Bar

Bring a unique gift home for friends and family at Paddywax Candle Bar, a hand-poured candle shop in South End. With a variety of scents and vessels to choose from, this is one of the coolest experiences in the Queen City.

Lunch at Mac's Speed Shop

In the mood for barbecue? This local restaurant and bar has it all: smoked wings, hickory smoked and pulled pork barbecue, cornmeal fried catfish and St. Louis ribs. Snap a picture in front of Willie Nelson’s portrait, with text reading “Willie for President.”

Evening

Trolley Barn at Atherton Mill
Drinks at Trolley Barn Fermentory

Experience Charlotte’s brewery scene by checking out Trolley Barn Fermentory in Atherton Mill, where “sharing good beer with friends is one of life’s great pleasures.” Inside the historic atmosphere, sip on everything from tart sours to roasted stouts. Keep the night alive and wander next door to Indaco for wine and small plates.