BUSINESS TRAVEL GUIDE
Let us help you make the most of your business trip by showing you the best of Gaston County.
Located in the Charlotte Metro area, just west of Uptown, and only minutes from the Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Gaston County offers outdoor adventure, and an opportunity to become one with nature on your next business trip.
Whether you hike, bike, paddle or climb, the natural spaces in Gaston County won’t disappoint. While most people are familiar with Crowders Mountain State Park and its amazing views from two towering peaks, there are many other iconic sites to see in and around our county. Miles of river waters are easily accessible to our visitors as are our trails with densely forested single tracks beckon those who seek the quiet solitude of a walk in the woods or the thrill of an adrenaline rush.
Make time to enjoy our historic downtown areas which offer an opportunity to indulge, sip craft beverages, stroll through our mom and pop shops, learn about our history, take in a sporting event or live music or just enjoy the night life.
Gaston County is rapidly becoming a premier outdoor recreation destination. We invite you to experience it for yourself. Unwind, unplug and to connect in Gaston County.
High-energy rapids are also available for those who like to challenge themselves on
class II-IV whitewater. At the Whitewater Center a professional guide will show you the way to lead your raft down the world’s largest
SEE THE WORLD FROM UP HIGH
There are two attractions in the County where one can climb to view the World up high,
Crowders Mountain, and Whitewater Center, one of the largest outdoor climbing facilities in the region, offers rope routes, bouldering, a 46-foot tall spire for sport and top rope climbing as well as several ziplines and a canopy tour.
The good times are only beginning. Visit Charlotte's premier casino destination
with 1500 slot machines located off Exit 5 on I-85. Catawba 2 Kings Casino
ROOT FOR THE HOME TEAM
Watch a professional baseball game in Gastonia. The Honey Hunters located just minutes west of Charlotte, is the newest team in the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB).