Escape from the crowds of the city when you visit Rankin Lake Park, where Mother Nature will take you under her wing.
To experience it, travel to Charlotte. You'll soon discover what it is that makes this city so popular with sightseers.
You'll be able to find 5 possible accommodations situated within 2 miles (3 kilometers) of Rankin Lake Park. Only 0.4 miles (0.6 kilometers) away, you can pack it in for the night at the Holiday Inn Express Gastonia. Two other choices are the Motel 6 Gastonia, 0.4 miles (0.6 kilometers) away, and the Days Inn Gastonia - West of Charlotte Kings Mountain, 0.7 miles (1.1 kilometer) away.
If you're not quite ready to smash open the old piggy bank, look up the great deals 0.4 miles (0.6 kilometers) away at the Econo Lodge.
Whether your sightseeing is only just beginning or you've been exploring the streets for hours, nothing beats a hot beverage and a tasty snack at Dunkin' Donuts (2165 North Chester Street, Gastonia), a short walk of 0.2 miles (0.3 kilometers).