City smackdown: Charlotte
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Which convention city is your favorite: Charlotte, North Carolina, or Tampa, Florida?
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City smackdown: Charlotte

It’s time for a city smackdown!


As part of our Destination USA project, we’re pitting rival cities against each other. This time, it's the rivalry of the convention cities: Charlotte, North Carolina (home of the 2012 Democratic National Convention) vs. Tampa, Florida (home of the 2012 Republican National Convention).


If you love Charlotte, here’s your chance to stand up for your city! Tell us the very best thing about it, or the one or two reasons you like it better than any other. Make sure to include your most stunning Charlotte photos to back up your claim. Show us why you can take on Tampa any day!


The best stories, photos and travel tips could be featured in a CNN story.

Update! Go to to see the winner of our Charlotte vs. Tampa smackdown...

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