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The sculpture Firebird by French American artist Niki de Saint Phalle outside the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art in Charlotte, North Carolina
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The sculpture by artist Niki de Saint Phalle outside the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art stands over five meters tall and is covered in over 7,500 pieces of mirrored glass. The work's official name is Firebird, but locals affectionately refer to it as the Disco Chicken!

Photo: Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority

NASCAR cars speed around a track
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Approximately 75 percent of all the NASCAR teams in the world are headquartered within two hours of uptown Charlotte.

A serene visit to South Mountain State Park near Charlotte, North Carolina
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The Charlotte International Arts Festival in Charlotte, North Carolina
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Celebrating the Durag Festival in Charlotte, North Carolina
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