Fly from Portland International to Charlotte, NC, and in just over 4.5 hours flight time you can be enjoying some southern charm and hospitality. To get to Portland International Airport (PDX) you can take the MAX Light Rail, use the Metropolitan Area Express, rent a car or taxi service or drive and park in long-term airport parking.
Whether traveling for business or pleasure, you will find plenty to do in Charlotte. You can experience the city on a Segway tour and weave through various historical or architecturally unique neighborhoods. For an adrenaline rush, go river or white water rafting, rock climbing and zip lining at the U.S. National Whitewater Center. Race fans can enjoy interactive exhibits, simulator rides and artifacts at the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
For a family day outdoors head over to Freedom Park and bike or ride along nature trails and the lake. Discovery Place features interactive science exhibits and experiments that are fun for both kids and adults. View over 5,000 marine mammals, fish and other creatures of the sea such as octopus, stingrays, sharks and sea horses at SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord.
Hints and tips
Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) offers several modes of transportation including Sprinter Enhanced Bus Service, car rentals, taxi and shuttle services. Average temperature highs range from the low 60s in winter to the upper 80s in the summer.