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Whether you’re whitewater rafting, fishing, swimming or sailing, our waters add excitement to any trip.
Get hands-on and interactive while touring exhibits dedicated to science, history, pirates, dinosaurs, flight and sports.
Play a round at Grove Park Inn or one of our many other nationally recognized courses.
Explore the beauty of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Land of the Waterfalls and the nation’s first fly fishing trail.
This region offers many opportunities for play, including golf courses, spas, military museums and indoor skydiving.
Visit our first state capitol at Tryon Palace, walk in Blackbeard’s footsteps in Bath, and enjoy year-round sailing, fishing and paddling.
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Plan your getaway around a signature event or find out what’s happening during your visit. From quick weekend trips to longer stays, you might watch a hammer throw competition at the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games, sample sounds where they were born at the John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival, go for the top prize in the Big Rock Blue Marlin Fishing Tournament, or enjoy seasonal events like July 4th celebrations and Christmas light displays.
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Mooresville (7.02 mile)
The 2nd Annual Lake Norman Bags & Brews Festival is an outdoor craft beer fest featuring 23 NC breweries & a sanctioned cornhole tournament plus live entertainment, food trucks, and vendors
Mooresville (10.37 mile)
November 11 - 14
Inaugural parade and celebration of all veterans.
Statesville (15.69 mile)
November 14 , November 15
In honor of Veteran's Day, learn about more than 300 years of NC military history through camp and uniform displays as well as weapons firing demonstrations.
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Mooresville (3.12 mile)
Delicious food with a view of Lake Norman.
Great food and bar with a view of the beautiful Lake Norman.
Mooresville (3.14 mile)
Food and drinks with a view of Lake Norman and many activities for a fun time.
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Sherrills Ford (3.64 mile)
10,000 sq. ft. recreation bldg. Live band Fri. & Sat. Bring boat or rent one nearby. Canoeing, paddle boats, fishing & free carpet golf. 50 amps available, security gate. Heated bathhouses.
Troutman (5.00 mile)
Family Tent/Trailer Camping or Group Tent Camping available.
Mooresville (7.34 mile)
Hotels & Motels
Located off Interstate 77, the Carolina Inn of Lake Norman serves a complimentary daily continental breakfast and offers rooms with free Wi-Fi and a cable TV, an outdoor pool and sun deck.
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