Charlotte & NASCAR
Queen City of the Racing World
4 Days | Year Round
Starting At $Flexible Pricing
Named after Charlotte, the Queen of England in 1768, She is now the Queen City of the Racing World. Come explore the track where you will go Behind-the-Scenes, talk with a Pit-Master then ride a lap yourself. There is a dinner in the Speedway Club, visit the Race Shops, the NASCAR Hall of Fame, Richard Petty’s Hometown and so much more.
U S Tours Flexible Pricing:
- Customizable Comps
- Commissionable or Net Rates
- Luxury or First Class Hotels & Meals
- Motorcoach Transportation & Professional Tours Managers are available
Whatever you want, U S Tours will be happy to structure tour prices to match your needs. Just let us know!
Available year round except during race weeks and special events.
Day 1 – Charlotte
Arrive in Charlotte, NC and check into your hotel for a three night stay. Meet your step on guide and head to Jim ‘N Nicks BBQ for dinner. Jim ‘N Nicks started cooking pork “low and slow” in 1985 and has continued to serve its customers with great food and soul. Enjoy a visit with the pittmaster as he explains the recipe for perfection and then you enjoy the ultimate BBQ Sampler served family style with tastings of over seven different meats and trimmings! (D)
Day 2 – NASCAR Hall of Fame – Hendrick Motorsports
This morning with your step on guide fasten your seatbelts and enjoy the 40,000 square feet of exhibit space showcasing the history and heritage of NASCAR! The NASCAR Hall of Fame is a state of the art facility that honors NASCAR icons and creates an enduring tribute to the drivers, crew members, team owners and others that have impacted the sport in the past, present and future. The banked “Glory Road” will greet you as you enter the hall and experience the interactive displays. Stop in the Belk High Octane Theater to watch an informational film about the history of NASCAR, experience a behind the scenes look at how a team prepares for a race day.
Next, visit the Sam Bass Gallery, with the “Legend” who helps the majority of NASCAR’s race teams look their best – from car and hauler design – to what the teams wear while on the track. Hear Sam’s stories and his journey of success as you tour this magnificent studio and see his personal collection of memorabilia! Who knew art and NASCAR could have such a beautiful relationship! Finish up with a quick stop at Hendrick Motorsports and Museum, the racing home to many famous Hendrick drivers such as Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and Jimmie Johnson! You will visit the fabulous museum and see famous cars of the past and present. Be amazed at this beautiful racing complex and inner workings of the shop.
Dinner this evening is at the Speedway Club, a private members only fine dining establishment at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. The Speedway Club overlooks the magnificent 1.5 mile super speedway. (B,D)
Day 3 – Richard Childress Winery – Kannapolis – Shopping
Today your guide will prepare you for a day of Wine & Racing! Begin at Richard Childress Winery where we will tour the 35,000 square food facility, which is inspired by the Italian Renaissance architecture of rural Tuscany. The winery’s opulent interiors and state of the art wine production center is designed to be a highly interactive experience.
Next, visit Kannapolis, the hometown of Dale Earnhardt. Hear the stories of his rise from humble beginnings to the pinnacle of his sport. See the tributes and statues dedicated to him in the downtown area and see the imprint the Earnhardt family has left on the streets of Kannapolis.
Then a stop at Curb Motorsports & Music Museum – you will love this 20,000 square foot museum that showcases NASCAR and Country Music Legends. Martha Earnhardt, the matriarch of the Earnhardt family, will sign autographs, take photos, and visit with the group at the museum. ** Based on availability **
This evening enjoy free time and shopping at the Concord Mills Mall. There are so many options at this 1.4 million square foot mall, with over 200 outlet and anchor stores, including Bass Pro Shops, and many more! Enjoy dinner on own. (B)
Day 4 – Departure
After breakfast, depart for home. (B)