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Make a self catering lodge or lakefront holiday home in Lake Norman, NC your home away from home

Lake Norman is the largest manmade lake in North Carolina, formed in 1959 by a dam and boasting 520 miles of scenic shoreline. It is edged with small towns and waterfront communities which are within easy reach of Charlotte, 18 miles away.

Things to Do in Lake Norman, NC

Lake Norman is popular with many visitors from families and retirees to those looking for a romantic weekend retreat. The lake is large enough to accommodate all types of activities from power boating, sailing and kayaking to swimming and fishing. You may want to keep an eye open for the legendary Lake Norman Monster, the local version of the mysterious Loch Ness Monster in Scotland! Hiking and cycling are popular activities and there is horseback riding in the area. The area has several golf courses and guided walks can be taken around the historic district of Uptown Charlotte. Shopping and fine dining in the area make this one of the most popular holiday destinations in North Carolina.

Places to Visit Around Lake Norman, NC

The city of Charlotte is just a short drive from Lake Norman lodges and offers a fine art collection at the Mint Museum, a Museum of History, the Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens and racing at the Lowe’s Motor Speedway. The Energy Explorium at the McGuire Nuclear Station is an informative day out with a movie about how and why lake Norman was built, fun exhibits and a mile-long nature trail beside the lake. The Latta Plantation House dates back to around 1800 when it was a thriving cotton plantation. It is now a living history farm with guided tours of the house and grounds within the nature preserve.

Weather in Lake Norman, NC

The area around Lake Norman cabin rentals enjoys hot sunny summers with temperatures reaching an average 31°C (88°F) in August. The area has showers throughout the year, although they are heaviest in spring and less in autumn. From December to March temperatures drop to around 11°C (52°F) during the day, and around freezing at night and occasional snowfall is likely. Spring and autumn are pleasant seasons for visiting the area and enjoying the outdoor activities without the summer heat.

Travel to Lake Norman, NC

The nearest international airport serving the Lake Norman area is Charlotte/Douglas (CLT) International Airport which is about 26 miles away. It is a major hub for US Airways as well as having many flights from other airlines. Visitors can pick up a hire car and drive the remaining distance to Lake Norman, taking about 35 minutes. Those choosing to drive to the area will find it very easy to reach from Interstate 85 or I-77.

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