Just past Charlotte’s South End neighborhood, along the light rail, lies the Lower South End neighborhood, or as locals call it, LoSo. There are plenty of must-visit spots in the LoSo area. As a renowned entertainment district, finding something to do is a breeze. Let’s take a tour of some of the top spots to visit when you want to spend time in LoSo.
Shopaholics, Foodies, and Adventure Seekers Unite
LoSo is a fantastic place for secondhand finds. Antique shop Sleepy Poet has become a local legend due to the sheer number of goods for sale in the giant warehouse it calls home.
Thrifters and shopaholics can find some peace of mind as they stroll into GW Boutique, a thrift store full of clothes, shoes and more, all at incredible prices. If you’re hoping to fill your stomach rather than empty your wallet, take your friends to a cooking class at Chef Alyssa’s Kitchen where you’ll learn how to give your at-home meals an edge. For the adventurous types, try your hand at Charlotte’s best escape room, Escape Tactics, whose seven professionally designed rooms are sure to keep you on your toes!
Eat, Drink, and Be Merry
Start your day off right with a fresh cup of coffee at Land of a Thousand Hills Coffee, which offers not only handcrafted drinks, but food, games, and dog-friendly office spaces with under desk ellipticals, making the space perfect for those who transitioned to a work from home or hybrid environment. Other favorites include Night Swim Roastery & Cafe, Madison Perk Coffee Bar and Burr & Berry Coffee. For after hours, The Olde Mecklenberg Brewery has set up shop at the intersection of Yancey Rd and Southside Dr with traditional German-style beers and multiple places to enjoy them-including around the fire! Just across the street sits Queen Park Social, with food, cocktails and classic games like shuffleboard and bowling, all set in a retro-themed space. You can also find Protagonist Beer nearby, which features a full pizza kitchen. Sugar Creek Brewing Company, like Olde Mecklenberg, likes to keep things traditional, although they prefer Belgian brewing to German. Another brewery that prides itself on crafting beer in-house is Brewers at 4001 Yancey, who also offer finds from other craft breweries up and down the East Coast.
Get Your Sweat On
If you’re hoping to break a good sweat and get your adrenaline pumping, look no further than Inner Peaks on South Tryon. Since 1998, Inner Peaks has made its name as “the premier indoor climbing experience in the Charlotte area.” Offering instruction for those who wish to hone their skills, ground-based yoga classes to help climbers train, and group experiences like team building and climbing parties. If you’d rather keep your exercise out of the air, there are plenty of other locally-owned options. Hive Fitness prides itself on providing just about every exercise program you can think of under one roof, from bootcamps to barre and more. Martial arts more your thing? Check out ECF Martial Arts and Fitness to help you reach your goals.
The city of Charlotte has been experiencing massive growth over the last several years, and many are looking to call the city home. With breweries, restaurants, entertainment and more all within walking distance, the LoSo neighborhood is creating serious buzz for buyers. With all of these amazing spots, you’ll need somewhere to hang your hat; and that’s where we come in. LoSo Terraces has modern townhomes ready for buyers who want to get the most out of their neighborhood and their home. If you’re ready to make the move, contact our team and learn more today!