The Barclay At SouthPark Senior Living Community is A Great Place to Be
April 17, 2023
Located Within The Greater Charlotte Area
There is never not something to do in Charlotte, North Carolina, nicknamed the Queen City, in honor of Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, who was queen consort of British King George III when the city was founded in 1768.
The bustling heart of Charlotte is its city center –called Uptown. It’s a mecca for shopping, dining, sports, public art, and live events. It’s also the site of a wide range of attractions that are sure to keep everyone, no matter what their age, entertained and enthralled.
A Step Back in Time
There is no time like the present, but history buffs will be fascinated by Charlotte’s storied history that goes back to the Colonial times. It’s easy to learn more about it by taking a self-guided Liberty Walk tour to see bronze plaques and monuments that explain the city’s role in the American Revolution and other events.
If watching sports is more your thing, then Charlotte is the place to be. Charlotte is home to a host of renowned teams and sports hubs including the Carolina Panthers of the NFL, Charlotte Hornets of the NBA, Charlotte Football Club of MLS, the NASCAR Hall of Fame and the U.S. National Whitewater Center.
Museums and More
Look no farther than Charlotte to relish an abundance of offerings in the realm of arts, culture and learning. The Charlotte Ballet blends athleticism, creativity and music in dynamic performances. The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, is a gem of a museum that displays works by such renowned artists as Picasso, Calder, Warhol and many others in an intimate setting. The Mint Museum is the state’s first art museum. Established in 1936, it focuses on international art and design. A hands-on science museum, Discovery Place Science, keeps visitors interested no matter what their age. The Levine Museum of the New South is dedicated to building a stronger, more equitable community and connects the past to the future to realize the promise of a new south. Founded in 1974, The Harvey B. Gant Center for African American Arts and Culture offers intriguing exhibits and compelling events such as Jazz at the Gantt.
Food and Fun
Whether your taste is for smoky barbeque ribs, fresh caught shrimp or a juicy peach, Charlotte is the place to be for all of these all-time favorites. Trip Advisor cites a long list of best barbeque places to enjoy in the city including Midwood Smokehouse, McKoy’s SmokeHouse and Saloon, Jim ‘N Nick’s Bar-B-Q, and Noble Smoke, to mention just a few. When your taste buds yearn for something off the beaten track, Charlotte has answers in its wide range of cuisines at such eateries as Naf Naf Middle Eastern Grill, El Puro Cuban Restaurant, Abugida Ethiopian Restaurant and Café and many more.
No Place Like Home
There is no place like home and the residents of The Barclay at SouthPark luxury rental senior living community can attest to that age-old saying. Being a resident of The Barclay at SouthPark ensures easy access to all of the many attractions that the Queen City has to offer, from its fascinating history, to its intriguing museums, renowned professional sports teams and wide range of art and cultural offerings.
The Barclay at SouthPark, a life plan community, offers independent living. Briar Creek Health Center, located onsite, offers assisted living, memory support, respite care, rehabilitation, and skilled nursing thus providing a complete continuum of care.