Everything You Need to Know About a Road Trip From Charlotte, NC

Sometimes, the best vacation is close to home. The hustle and bustle of city living and suburban life can become hectic at times, and getting away for a relaxing reprieve is the best cure. A
road trip from Charlotte, NC, to the small town of Latta is the perfect getaway for those wanting to escape the Queen City crowds and traffic. Here, you can explore quaint towns, rich culture, and excellent food. 

For more information on the best ways to enjoy your trip to our area, consult our things to do page!

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The first portion of your road trip from Charlotte, NC, to Latta, weaves through Monroe and Wadesboro before crossing over the border into South Carolina. Your first stop is only 10 miles away in the small town of Cheraw. This quaint village offers eight blocks of tree-lined streets in the downtown district that makes for a nice background during an afternoon stroll. The highlight of Cheraw lies along Huger Street, where the Dizzy Gillespie Homesite Park provides insight into the famed Jazz King’s life and legacy. Cheraw State Park and the Southern African American Heritage Center are also great places to immerse yourself in Eastern South Carolina’s cultural heritage.  


The second stop on your road trip from Charlotte, NC, is only 20 minutes away from Cheraw. Bennettsville is a quintessential small Southern town, with one of the most beautiful centers in the region. Grand buildings, shops, and ornate mansions grace the tree-shrouded avenues through the heart of Bennettsville and the surrounding neighborhoods. Take a stroll through the Historic Downtown District before hopping back in your car and heading to your final destination. 


Abingdon Manor in Latta is the ultimate destination for those looking to escape the busy rush of city life for the serenity of a small town. The proximity to other small villages in the area, including Florence, means that there are still plenty of places to see and things to do. It’s the ideal spot for a road trip from Charlotte as it’s less than a two and a half hour drive. 

If you check in sometime during the late afternoon,  you can explore The Village and the Dillon County Museum in downtown. Taking a stroll through the surrounding neighborhoods filled with beautiful historic homes is a very relaxing way to spend the early evening. Make the most of your experience with us by booking at least one reservation at our restaurant. Spend the evening savoring delicious, homemade cuisine in our intimate dining room. We create all of our selections from scratch in our kitchen every day for the ultimate dining experience. We serve dinner at 7:30 p.m. every night with pre-dinner cocktails and wine at 7 p.m. 

Wake up to a complimentary gourmet breakfast every morning to fuel you for a day of exploring our area! Whether you head to our neighboring towns of Marion or Mullins for antique shopping or drive into Florence to visit one of the fantastic museums, you’re sure to enjoy your getaway in our charming corner of the Palmetto State. 

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Now that you’re ready to start planning your escape to Latta you can take a look at our beautiful accommodations. Each of our seven rooms features comfortable and luxurious furnishings with historical and modern accents. Don’t forget to check out our specials to discover the best ways to enhance your stay with us.

Book your room today and get ready for the ultimate getaway. We look forward to welcoming you to our oasis!