Welcome to Your New Home in North Carolina

Charlotte is a big city with a small-town feel. With nearly one million residents, it’s the largest city in North Carolina and one of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S. As a financial center and transportation hub, it attracts residents from throughout the country and is well-known to NASCAR and PGA golf fans everywhere.

The metropolitan Charlotte area, which includes Charlotte and 15 other counties within N.C. and S.C., is also home to UNC Charlotte, Duke University and several other institutions of higher education. On the weekends, the city embraces its love of festivals, and college kids and residents alike can enjoy porch fests, film festivals, performing arts showcases, food and wine weeks, and more. And with easy access to mountains, whitewater rapids, nature trails and an ocean, #charlottesgotalot to offer everyone.

We Can Help You Get Settled in Charlotte, North Carolina

Moving can be a daunting task, even if it’s just around the corner. We’re here to help. Penske has many convenient truck rental locations in metropolitan Charlotte. To get you started, the Penske Metropolitan Charlotte Team offers the following simple moving and driving tips for the do-it-yourself mover.

Tips for Moving to Charlotte, North Carolina

  • Avoid traveling at rush hour, which begins as early as 2 p.m. on Fridays.
  • Call your metropolitan Charlotte Penske location to learn which routes prohibit trucks.
  • Stay cool in the summer heat by drinking water and taking breaks.

Tips for Driving in Charlotte, North Carolina

  • Expect delays on I-485, Charlotte's Outer Belt.
  • Be aware, median strips are heavily landscaped and can limit visibility.
  • Exercise caution, Charlotte intersections have up to four lanes of traffic.
  • Plan ahead, overnight parking downtown can be difficult.

Moving to Charlotte, North Carolina? We Offer Complete Service

Whether you're moving to a house in historic Dilworth, a renovated loft in NoDa, or a suburb in one of metropolitan Charlotte's 16 counties, the Penske Metropolitan Charlotte Team is always ready to help

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