Lake Norman was created by the damming the Catawba River in 1963, creating the largest human-made body of fresh water in North Carolina. The resort nestles along the western shores of the lake and is less than an hour’s drive from Charlotte.
Love water? You're in the right place! Enjoy the many water sports available at Lake Normal State Park by taking out a rowboat or canoe, or going fishing, swimming and water skiing.
Back on dry land, head to the hills on a mountain bike and follow the 30 miles of single track trail. Alternatively, 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 pines forest or just take a picnic and enjoy the serenity.
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.
With so many fun attractions, Lake Norman is a great place to visit all year round.
Located just under 20 miles from uptown Charlotte, North Carolina, a vacation rental on Lake Norman is the perfect getaway at any time of year. Lake Norman is North Carolina’s largest humanmade lake and boasts 520 miles of gorgeous shoreline. Vacation rentals on Lake Norman feature stunning lake views without having to sacrifice a great location near town.
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.