Saturday Spotlight: Giving Charlotte a great ‘backyard'

by: Sarah Lively, web producer Updated:

Photos courtesy of USNWC.

CHARLOTTE - Some travel on Labor Day weekend, but many stay in Charlotte to enjoy what the Queen City has to offer.

The U.S. National Whitewater Center offers an experience few, if any, places can duplicate -- not only Labor Day weekend, but any time of year.

“We’re just trying to create a bigger and better backyard,” said USNWC CEO Jeff Wise.