46 hotels near Lake Norman, North Carolina
Stay with Choice Hotels near Lake Norman to enjoy a day on the lake
Lake Norman is a man-made lake located in the Charlotte area. With a surface area of more than 32,000 acres and 520 miles of shoreline, it’s the largest man-made lake in the state, and it has earned the nickname the “Inland Sea.” Each year, people flock to the lake to enjoy a variety of water sports. Rowing, wake boarding, sailing, kayaking and water skiing are some of the popular activities. Many people also come here to cast a line and spend the day fishing for catfish, largemouth bass and other species. If you’re looking for a beach area, head to Lake Norman State Park to relax and enjoy views of the water and the surrounding landscape.
The park also features picnic areas and hiking and biking trails. The lake was created by Duke Energy in 1963. It was named after former Duke Power Company president Norman Atwater Cocke. In addition to providing recreation, the lake provides a source of hydroelectric power, and it cools the steam that drives the turbines at coal and nuclear power sources in the area. This provides power to residents in nearby municipalities. Whether you plan to take a boat out on the lake or enjoy a meal with a view at one of the local restaurants, you’ll find it convenient to stay close to Lake Norman. Hotels in the area make it easy to get to and from the lake. Book a room at one of the Choice Hotels near Lake Norman to enjoy our warm hospitality, excellent amenities and great value during your stay.
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