Charlotte, NC


Did you know…? Here are more reasons to pick Belmont Abbey College: Charlotte!

  1. listed the top cities for recent college graduates, and Charlotte is number two on the list! This is the hot place for young adults to find their first experience of the working world. Read more here…
  2. Forbes is taking notice of Charlotte! Along with, they discovered the top cities that are attracting millennials, and Charlotte made the top 20! Click to find out why millennials are calling Charlotte home…

Student Life Off Campus and How to Get There:

Whether you live 5 minutes from The Abbey or half a world away, you will want to know what to do off campus now that you will be a student or parent of the Abbey!

Uptown Charlotte is about 15 minutes away from campus. Learn more about the numerous attractions and opportunities that the Carolinas’ largest city has to offer.

Museums & Attractions

Search for Art museums and attractions in Charlotte and the surrounding area


The Catholic News Herald

The Gaston Gazette

The Charlotte Observer


Diocese of Charlotte – parish map search

Helpers of God’s Precious Infants – Charlotte area pro-life acvitities

Mira-Via residential maternity services for college-aged students located on the campus of Belmont Abbey College (formerly known as Room at the Inn)

Sports & Entertainment

Charlotte Motor Speedway

Carolina Panthers

Charlotte Hornets Basketball

Charlotte Checkers

Blumenthal Performing Arts – Search for symphony, opera, musical and play performances in Charlotte and the surrounding area

About the area

City of Belmont, including event guide

Charlotte Chamber of Commerce

Charlotte’s official travel resource

Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Bus service along the East Coast by

Belmont, NC

When you visit Belmont Abbey College, take some time to explore the surrounding areas of Belmont and Charlotte, NC! We like to say that we have the ‘Best of All Worlds’ – city life, and small town atmosphere in close proximity to the mountains and the beach.

City of Belmont

Our students enjoy the charm of the local shops on Main Street including Tastebuds Popcorn Shop with over 150 flavors of popcorn, Hip Chicks boutique, and many antique and consignment shops. As a bedroom community of Charlotte, many restaurants have sprouted to call Downtown Belmont their home. To name a few but not all – Johnny B’s Pizza, The String Bean offers organic and locally grown goods, Glenway Pub is a traditional American Fare restaurant, Oldstone Steakhouse is known for their great steaks and al fresca dining on Main Street.

If you have an extended stay with us, please take some time to visit the Daniel P. Stowe Botanical Gardens. It is a beautiful retreat in our small town of Belmont. For more information about seasonal exhibits and events, please click here.

Adventure is all around…

Many entertainment choices are only minutes away:  US National Whitewater Center, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, The Billy Graham Library, Crowders Mountain, Nascar-Lowes Motor Speedway, Carowinds Theme Park, Blumenthal Performing Arts Theater, Mint Museum of Craft & Design, NBA Charlotte Bobcats, NFL Carolina Panthers, many golf courses, malls, antique shops and fine dining.

Blumenthal Performing Arts Center

Blumenthal Performing Arts Theater

Summer theme park fun at Carowinds Amusement Park near Charlotte, NC

Carowinds Theme Park

Crowders Mountain

Crowders Mountain

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

US National Whitewater Center

US National Whitewater Center