North Carolina state has so much to offer, from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park to the Wright Brothers National Memorial, they have so many activities for you get into. Especially Charlotte in particular. But what about the tourists and residents who move at a much slower pace due to work and studying? Sometimes you may need to get away from the craziness and find a place to study, and that’s okay. Whether you’re studying the history of the city, or you’re doing your own work, Charlotte has some of the best studying places for you to experience and do just that.
1. If you’re in the Dilworth neighborhood, be sure and pay the Starbucks a visit. The seating is comfortable, and their internet is dependable. They open as early as 5:00 am, and close relatively early. As a bonus with any study session, the excellent coffee served here should lure you in all on its own.
2. Also, in the Dilworth neighborhood is the Sunflour Baking Company. Not only do they have an array of coffees to choose from, but they also offer cheddar biscuits and cinnamon rolls.
3. In the NoDa area, there’s a location called Smelly Cat. Despite its weird name, the location is known for its artsy atmosphere roasting their own coffee to fit your taste buds and coffee dreams.
4. Julia’s Cafe & Books not only offers roasted coffee from the freshest beans, but also provides a variety of snacks, sandwiches, salads, and pastries. This location is unique because you don’t have to just study here, but if you want, you can take a break from studying and indulge in some of their used books.
5. In Uptown, a coffee house named, Coco and the Director, is known for their freshly baked breads, lunches, and their locally roasted coffee. It opens at 6:00 and closes at 10:00 pm. Their luxury startup atmosphere makes this an incredible location to study.
6. The Lincoln’s Haberdashery is in South End and has the necessary tables and speedy Wi-Fi for your study session. They also offer pastries and coffee, but when you need something a little stiffer to get you over the hill, they offer alcoholic beverages.
7. Parliament Espresso and Coffee, located in Uptown, offer an array of beverages, sandwiches, and salads, but the menu may vary based on the season. However, the comfortability of studying here is a factor that never changes.
8. Queen City Grounds is located in Fourth Ward and is known as North Carolina’s overall best place to study. From their locally made pastries, and their handcrafted drinks, this coffee house has it all. And for the late studiers, this place offers beer and wine, whether you want your drink to go or on tap.
9. In Plaza Midwood, there is Undercurrent Coffee. Despite the coffee shop only having minimal seating in the style of tables, sofas, and chairs, Undercurrent Coffee offers a menu that let’s you choose breakfast foods, toasts, and salads.
10. Although Starbucks in Dilworth was mentioned earlier in the list, Starbucks in SouthPark makes the list as well. What makes this location such a special place to study at is the fact it’s a two-story building. Like other Starbucks, the internet is dependable, and their signature coffee is a given, but when this Starbucks gets too crowded, you can go upstairs and study to get away from the rest of the caffeinated craziness and focus on work.
So, there you have it. For those of you who live in North Carolina, hopefully this list makes you venture out and break away from your normal studying chambers. Maybe you’re a frequent visitor at Starbucks or Parliament Espresso and Coffee, or maybe you’re used to just studying in your house, but with so many different studying locations, you have an array of options to choose from. And if you’re a tourist, and thinking about visiting North Carolina, don’t be afraid to pack your laptop. Pack those textbooks in your suitcase. Make time to stop by one of these coffee houses, indulge in having a pastry and coffee, and enjoy the studying atmosphere.