Lake Norman offers the community of Cornelius more than 70 miles of shoreline. The man-made lake was created after damming the Catawba River for a Duke Energy project in 1963. Today, people come from around the country to enjoy this outdoor enthusiast's paradise. Cornelius, North Carolina hotels offer close proximity to all the year-round activities including fishing, hiking and boating.
Once you arrive, visit these popular attractions:
If you like NASCAR, then a free tour at Michael Waltrip's Raceworld is a perfect afternoon jaunt. Racing fans get a firsthand look at the process of building a NASCAR vehicle. The tour starts with car fabrication and ends with the vehicle ready for the track.
Offering 18 holes for your family's enjoyment, your kids will love a game of golf at Lake Norman (LKN) Miniature Golf. The family-owned company is the only outdoor miniature golf course in the area.
Lake Norman is an unspoiled getaway. The lake is more than 30 miles long and offers many outdoor activities. You can relax by the water and go boating, fishing or even kayaking. The most difficult decision at the lake is choosing what to do first.
Walking into Ferrucci's Old Tyme Italian Market, you will smell the Italian food. The glass counters offer a wide selection of prepared food to take home as well as deli cheeses, meats and fresh cooked bread. Offering a little slice of Italy in Cornelius, the specialty food store is perfect for lunch or dinner.
A show at Lake Norman Comedy Zone will get you laughing. Located at the Galway Hooker Pub, the Irish bar was built in Ireland, shipped to Cornelius and rebuilt at the current location. With traditional Irish food available, this nightspot is a great choice for dinner, too.
Cruising on the waters of Lake Norman means a stop at Carolina Boat Rentals. Covering all your boating needs, the full-service facility gives guided boat tours and offers rentals for WaveRunners and pontoon boats.
Step away from the daily grind and relax on your next vacation in one of these Cornelius, NC hotels. Make your reservations with Choice Hotels today.
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