Two Nights and A Lot of Family Fun in Charlotte North Carolina


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Charlotte, North Carolina is a good place for a weekend getaway or household trip. With a lot to see and do, there’s something for everybody. Come see the place we stayed and what we ate on our journey.

Hyatt Centric Charlotte Southpark
Hyatt Centric Charlotte Southpark

Welcome to the following installment of our cross-country highway journey. We began in Newport Beach to the Grand Canyon, drove to Memphis for a few days, stopping in Knoxville, Tennessee, after which Asheville, North Carolina.

I had really booked a distinct lodge however because it acquired nearer to the date of our go to, I noticed that the model new Hyatt Centric Charolett Southpark was opening up the day we had been arriving.

Staying in new motels can really be dangerous. Sometimes it’s a nice keep, different instances the go to could be riddled with issues as a result of it’s a model new lodge with model new staff which might be nonetheless getting skilled. Even worse, new motels are infamous for pushing again their opening dates leaving you scrambling to search out different locations to remain.

We went into it totally understanding and taking the chance that the go to could possibly be lower than nice. It wasn’t although. We had a good time.

The General Manager really reached out earlier than our go to and invited us to the opening social gathering. We stopped in for the dedication however didn’t keep lengthy due to darn Covid. Back then Emmy nonetheless wasn’t eligible for her vaccine (she has since obtained the preliminary two photographs and simply acquired her boosted) so we wore masks, stayed by an open door, and booked it out of there fairly rapidly. Still completely enjoyable!

Here are some fast photos, a mini-review and extra information concerning the Hyatt Centric Charlotte Southpark.

We had connecting rooms as traditional. Pete and I had a king room and the youngsters had a 2 queen bed room. A few issues to recollect about Hyatt Centrics. They are very centrally situated however that may include a price of a extra compact room. Also, our King room had no door dividing the restroom from the principle room- it was an open idea room, if you’ll. The woman’s queen room did have a dividing door. Some will love this, some gained’t. I’m in crew “dividing doors are better” nevertheless it wasn’t a deal-breaker.

I believed the decor and colours had been very well executed! It felt upscale and cozy all on the identical time.

There can also be a rooftop restaurant referred to as Mizu and a breakfast/lunch/bar/lounge/espresso bar referred to as IRO on the lodge. 

Location-wise, it was proper throughout from the mall, surrounded by different motels, and steps away from meals and companies. When we had been there, the realm was nonetheless in numerous phases of occupancy and can simply preserve getting higher. They for certain nailed the central location facet of the lodge.

Hyatt Centric Charlotte Southpark King Room
Hyatt Centric Charlotte Southpark King Room
Hyatt Centric Charlotte Southpark Review
Hyatt Centric Charlotte Southpark Rooms
Hyatt Centric Charlotte Southpark
Hyatt Centric Charlotte Southpark sitting space
Hyatt Centric Charlotte Southpark room review
Hyatt Centric Charlotte Southpark secure, fridge and low maker.
Hyatt Centric Charlotte Southpark room/area view.
Hyatt Centric Charlotte Southpark room/space view.
Hyatt Centric Charlotte Southpark 2 queen bed room
Hyatt Centric Charlotte Southpark 2 queen bed room
Hyatt Centric Charlotte Southpark bathroom
Hyatt Centric Charlotte Southpark toilet

Let’s discuss meals in Charolette.

Remember we’re a combined dietary household with 1 vegetarian, 1 gluten-free vegetarian, 3 vegans, and a partridge in a pear tree (or a minimum of it feels that manner)!

Two locations that basically stood out to us in Charlotte for meals had been Oh My Soul and Alchemy Charlotte. We additionally acquired some snacks and drinks throughout the road from Hyatt Centric Charlotte on the mall a few instances. 

Oh My Soul Charlotte was as lovely because it was scrumptious.

The meals was homestyle and had so many decisions. Everything we had was tremendous scrumptious. They have an expansive patio on the again with loud music (I’m 100 years previous so it was a bit a lot for me as a result of I couldn’t hear something anybody was saying) however I’m completely certain these which might be into music like that might discover it good!

What I really want to inform you is that the desserts seemed harmful.

Like take one chunk and your life won’t ever be the same- harmful. Eat at your individual danger! Of course, I did and effectively, my life shouldn’t be the identical. It can also be all vegan. Like all of it’s vegan.

Oh My Soul, Charlotte
Oh My Soul, Charlotte
Spirit Rolls
Spirit Rolls
Cup of ice tea and the cutest heart mug.
Cup of ice tea and the cutest coronary heart mug.
Vish and Chips (vegan fish and chips)
Vish and Chips (vegan fish and chips)

Alchemy Restaurant & Bar within the C3Lab. This place is a bit fancy and a bit relaxed.

We sat on the again patio of C#Lab which is greatest described as a artistic area that includes totally different mediums of artwork. While we had been ready for our desk to be prepared, we wandered by way of the exhibit and loved each second.

The menu shouldn’t be solely vegan, however they’ve an abundance of artistic vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free choices.

Alchemy Restaurant & Bar in the C3Lab
Patio Dining at Alchemy Restaurant & Bar within the C3Lab- Charlotte

The menu adjustments so what we had isn’t essentially nonetheless out there, however here’s a take a look at what we loved. It was so good that Emmy (who shouldn’t be a choosy eater- however is our pickiest eater) stole all of our final bites and ate them herself.

Vegan Cheese and Meat Charcuterie
Vegan Cheese and Meat Charcuterie
Vegan Elote
Vegan Elote
I think this was a vegan steak and risotto but I don
I feel this was a vegan steak and risotto however I don’t see it out there anymore. It was SO good!
Vegan Pasta Dish
Vegan Pasta Dish

In between consuming, buying and simply having fun with the Charlotte space, we drove round so much to have a look at homes and a few land that we personal.

And anytime that we needed to drive wherever, Emmy would make us drive up and down this one row of homes. She referred to as it “Richman Row” and he or she has vowed to maneuver there and reside in one of many homes.

She would really be sensible to do that for those who examine the price of housing in Southern California to those very stunning estates properties, however I simply don’t suppose she actually understands what a chilly winter is- even by North Carolina requirements. (insert winky face).

Driving around looking at land and houses in North Carolina
Driving round land and homes in North Carolina
Our North Carolina land.
Our North Carolina land.

We even took an image on our huge piece of North Carolina filth. Not going to lie- it’s fairly improbable in Charlotte, North Carolina!

Next stop- Chapel Hill, NC!


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