HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled

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.

Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(9 reviews)
avg/night
9
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
4
Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(31 reviews)
avg/night
31
Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(75 reviews)
avg/night
75
Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(26 reviews)
avg/night
26
Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(33 reviews)
avg/night
33
Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(42 reviews)
avg/night
42
Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(72 reviews)
avg/night
72
Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(21 reviews)
avg/night
21
Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(17 reviews)
avg/night
17
Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(55 reviews)
avg/night
55
Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(55 reviews)
avg/night
55
Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(23 reviews)
avg/night
23
Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(12 reviews)
avg/night
12
Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(49 reviews)
avg/night
49
Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(14 reviews)
avg/night
14
Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(44 reviews)
avg/night
44
Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(83 reviews)
avg/night
83
Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(32 reviews)
avg/night
32
Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(42 reviews)
avg/night
42
Excellent! 4.5/5
(13 reviews)
avg/night
13
Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(64 reviews)
avg/night
64
Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(46 reviews)
View details for price
46
Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(24 reviews)
avg/night
24
Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(33 reviews)
avg/night
33
avg/night
0
Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.4/5
(31 reviews)
avg/night
31
Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(36 reviews)
avg/night
36
Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(50 reviews)
avg/night
50
Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(36 reviews)
avg/night
36
Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(27 reviews)
avg/night
27
Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(31 reviews)
avg/night
31
Viewed 54 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(42 reviews)
avg/night
42
Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(28 reviews)
avg/night
28
Viewed 48 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(6 reviews)
avg/night
6
Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(60 reviews)
avg/night
60
Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(18 reviews)
avg/night
18
Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
4
Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(105 reviews)
avg/night
105
Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(13 reviews)
avg/night
13
Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(23 reviews)
avg/night
23
Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(9 reviews)
avg/night
9
Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(8 reviews)
avg/night
8
Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(85 reviews)
avg/night
85
Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(32 reviews)
avg/night
32
Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(25 reviews)
avg/night
25
Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(10 reviews)
avg/night
10
Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(16 reviews)
View details for price
16
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
1
Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(37 reviews)
avg/night
37

Lake Norman Holiday Homes & Rentals (277)