Lake Norman Cabins & Vacation Rentals

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Lake Norman Travel Guide

Getting There

Located less than 20 miles from uptown Charlotte, North Carolina, a vacation rental on Lake Norman is the perfect getaway at any time of year for those living in Queen City.

Weather & Climate

Lake Norman sees a temperate climate year-round, making it ideal for a getaway any time of year. Although warmer weather always means jumping in and out of the cold lake waters will be a lot easier.

Things to Do & Attractions

The damming the Catawba River in 1963 created Lake Norman, the largest human-made body of water in North Carolina. The resort nestles along the western shores of the lake and is less than an hour’s drive from Charlotte. The area boasts 520 miles of gorgeous shoreline. Vacation rentals on Lake Norman feature stunning lake views without having to sacrifice a great location near town.

Love water? You're in the right place! Enjoy the many water sports available at Lake Norman State Park by taking out a rowboat or canoe, or going fishing, swimming and water skiing. Spend your days boating, paddle boarding, tubing, or swimming in the beautiful lake. Try your luck at fishing for bass or catfish. And for the adventure seekers, spend still mornings on the lake water skiing or wakeboarding.

Back on dry land, head to the hills on a mountain bike and follow the 30 miles of single-track trail.


Fourth of July is always a popular time to visit Lake Norman. Every year they have an elaborate fireworks display over the water.


With over 250 Brewpubs, North Carolina has emerged as one of the leading states in craft beer production.

Food & Drink

The nearby towns of Cornelius, Davidson, and Huntersville are filled with excellent eateries, breakthrough breweries, and superb shopping. Also in these nearby towns you can excellent antiquing, cozy art galleries, and fun photography studios.

Art & Culture

If brushing up on history is more your thing, visit the Murray’s Mill Historic District and Museum, or for vintage cars, make your way to the Memory Lane Museum with its huge collection of old cars and memorabilia.

Family Activities

Visit Rock Spring Nature Preserve where kids will love the extensive playground area. It's also possible to run (or simply stroll) along the one-mile trail between the oak and the pine forests or just take a picnic and enjoy the serenity.

There are a huge range of water sports available including rowing, canoeing, swimming, fishing, water-skiing and much more, it is no wonder that so many families make their home at Lake Norman.

Cabins in Lake Norman

Lake Norman is the ideal destination for some fun in the sun in North Carolina. Visitors can enjoy art, food, shopping, history and a calendar full of events. Plus, with mild year-round weather, there is no bad time to look at Lake Norman cabin rentals. Incredibly, it is the largest man-made lake in the state with 520 miles of shoreline, and was made by damning the Catawba River. If you love everything water related, then getting a vacation home on the beautiful lake is for you. There are a huge range of water sports available including rowing, canoeing, swimming, fishing, water-skiing and much more, it is no wonder that so many people make their home at Lake Norman.

The Rock Spring Nature Reserve makes for a lovely day trip, or alternative take a bike on the 30 miles of single track. If you want to brush up on a little history of the area, then the Murray’s Mill Historic District and Museum is the place to go.

There are a huge range of vacation rentals in Lake Norman, so whether you are traveling with friends or family, there will be the perfect Lake Norman cabin rental for you.

Price and Availability in Lake Norman of Catawba

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Lake Norman of Catawba tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Lake Norman of Catawba tend to be busiest on Fridays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Lake Norman of Catawba is in July, while the cheapest month is in November. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Lake Norman of Catawba is in the high season in July. Lake Norman of Catawba has its low season in February, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Lake Norman of Catawba

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Lake Norman of Catawba. The hottest month in Lake Norman of Catawba is July, when temperatures peak at 98 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 6 ˚F. The wettest month in Lake Norman of Catawba is April with 6.8 inches of rain, while the driest month is July with 1.38 inches of rain.

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