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Indian Trail, NC

Embrace One-of-a-Kind Small Town Charm

Take a short drive just east of Charlotte, and you'll run into Indian Trail, a community that captures the spirit of a quintessential North Carolina town. This vibrant and diverse area is nestled within the heart of Union County and is home to beautifully maintained parks, active community organizations, and a whole host of hometown happenings.

Although you'll feel worlds away from the big city, Indian Trail is an ideal spot for commuters. All it takes is a half hour drive up Highway 74 to get to Downtown Charlotte, where plenty of exciting opportunities await you. Want to learn more about Indian Trail? Here's what you need to know before you make your move.

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What Locals Love:

A Small Town Atmosphere

Indian Trail is a cozy community that emphasizes togetherness—it's what living in a small town is all about. Find your niche in this stellar spot by shopping local, dining at fantastic restaurants, and participating in all sorts of community activities. Whether you're getting together for a night of live music or joining the town to celebrate the holidays, you'll easily form a connection with new friends and neighbors.

Top-Rated Restaurants

If you think you have to drive into Charlotte to experience fine cuisine, Indian Trail's top-rated restaurants will definitely change your mind. Here, you'll find plenty of eateries to choose from—but there are a few local favorites that stand out. The Trail House is a casual stop for classic American fare, and it's one of the most popular dinner spots in town. Don't forget to also check out Sun Valley Cafe and The Bridge Restaurant, too.

Five-Star Shopping

Need to pick up some last minute gifts? Have some errands to run? You'll find just what you need in and around Indian Trail, and even the biggest shopaholic will love the wide selection of retail destinations. If you're looking to shop the day away, be sure to check out Southern Marketplace, a quirky store that has everything you could ever need to spruce up your home. Butterflies and Bullfrogs, Well Worth It, and Monroe Crossing Mall are other top-notch options.

Exciting Events

Indian Trail hosts a plethora of exciting events, festivals, and activities throughout the year—be sure to check out their community calendar to keep up with all the latest happenings. If you want to live like a local, you simply can't miss out on their annual Holiday Parade, the Halloween Spooktacular, Paws in the Park, or the National Story Telling Event. Most of these gatherings are free of charge, and there's no better way to meet your neighbors or just have some fun.

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Parks & Recreation

Whether you're into organized sports or solo athletics, there's something for you in Indian Trail! Check out the Carolina Courts or Kate's Skating Center for a unique work out. The parks in Indian Creek are also well-maintained and expansive, with a number of on-site amenities perfect for hiking, playing sports, or picnicking with friends. Crooked Creek Park is a local favorite, and it features everything from a dog park to miles of trails.

Plenty of Jobs

Want to take advantage of Charlotte's booming job market? When you settle down in Indian Trail, you'll be just a half hour away from the center of the Queen City. That means you'll spend less time in the car every day without sacrificing any amazing opportunities! Wells Fargo and Duke Energy are just a few of the top employers in the area, so be sure to check out who's hiring.

A+ Education

Union County Public Schools is the 6th largest district in the state, and it also boasts a high graduation rate of over 93% and continuous curriculum improvements. There are a number of elementary, middle, and high schools within city limits, and schools here are renowned for their comprehensive curriculums and highly trained educational professionals. Potential schools include Indian Trail Elementary, Porter Ridge Middle, and Porter Ridge High.

Your Dream Home is Already Waiting!

Indian Trail has something to offer buyers from all walks of life, as well as a wide variety of price points. When you're ready to take your next steps, just contact Teresa Hoefl at Charlotte Home Links for more information or to schedule a showing.