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Charlotte NC
August 30, 2021

Movers Guide to Charlotte, NC

Is Charlotte, NC, the next place to call home for you and your family? See why this city is top 50 best cities to live in America. South End Self-Storage created a guide to Charlotte to help you get to know your new neighborhood as you settle in. Call our office to see how we can help you organize your belongings through your move!

All About Charlotte, NC: The Queen City 

Population: 857,425


Charlotte is the largest city in North Carolina and mixes an urban feel with a suburban landscape. Public schools like Ardrey Kell High School and Weddington High School are among the best in the area. This area is known as one of the best cities to live in and buy a house and is one of the most diverse in America! It is the second-largest city in in Southeast behind Jacksonville, FL, meaning there is plenty of things to do around here that will pique your interest. 

Are you a sports fan? Score some tickets for a Carolina Panthers or Charlotte Hornets game. Are you a sports fan with a need for speed? Charlotte is a big travel destination for NASCAR fans, as it houses Charlotte Motor Speedway and the NASCAR Hall of Fame. This city has entertainment for every season!

Charlotte NC

Charlotte Skyline by Alex Grichenko lic CC0 Public Domain

Things to Do in Charlotte NC



  1. JJ’s Red Hots
  2. Art’s BBQ and Deli
  3. 300 East 
  4. 5Church
  5. Alexander Michael’s Kitchen & Tavern
  6. Haberdish


Top Neighborhoods in Charlotte

Because the city borders South Carolina and reaches north to Huntersville, there are plenty of great neighborhoods in the area. Whether you want to be close to the Charles Douglas International Airport or near Concord and Huntersville, Charlotte is an ideal location.

Check out these top areas near the 28202.

Uptown – A combination of the First Ward and Fourth Ward, Uptown is your place to go for things to do. Center City Charlotte has Greyhound public transportation and is the central business area. Uptown is surrounded by I-277 and I-77 so commuting is easy! Visit the NASCAR Hall of Fame to learn about the history of the sport and walk through exhibits of your favorite drivers!

Dilworth – Just south of Uptown, Dilworth brings the quaint small-town feel to Charlotte. The area is described as a place to explore on foot! Visit the unique boutiques on East Boulevard or grab delicious food at Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar. Dilworth is one of the oldest neighborhoods in the area and most unique.

Myers Park – Timeless houses, architecture from the 1920s, and amazing gardens to enjoy, Myers Park is a friendly neighborhood near Charlotte. Myers Park is also called The Queen City because of the picturesque gardens on Queens Road and the magnificent style of homes. Grab delicious food at Selwyn Pub or Stagioni.

We Are Where You Live

South End Self-Storage has been serving Charlotte, NC, since 2013, and we continue to offer excellent customer service. Let us help you find self storage near Charlotte NC.

We offer indoor, temperature-controlled storage to keep your belongings safe no matter the season. Talk to our experts to see if indoor storage is the ideal choice for your items. We also offer drive-up storage units that make unloading your items easier than ever. They eliminate unnecessary heavy lifting, so you can focus your time and energy on organizing your storage unit. South End Self-Storage not only offers secure storage units, but we also provide a safe location for you to park your extra vehicle on our property. Under the watch of our security cameras and on-site managers, your possessions are always cared for. Get started with our storage facility in Charlotte, NC, today by renting your storage online!

Paige Weary

Paige Weary

About the Author: Paige is a Social Media Coordinator at Storage Asset Management in York, PA. She brings the most useful storage tips and tricks to your social media feed and loves a good self-storage pun. Beyond work, Paige spends her free time traveling extensively, her most recent trip being the Andes Mountain region of Bolivia.