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There are plenty of “things to do” around the Lake Norman Area. No matter the recreational activity, there is something for every member of the family and friend group! We have listed out some of our favorite spots, golf courses, and tourist attractions. Click the category links below to find your perfect day trip. Don’t forget to also check out our Waterfront Restaurants on Lake Norman page for information on the Lake Norman dining scene. The sunset dinner views are our personal favorites. Don’t worry if your Vacation Rental home is further away than your intended destination.. we have “things to do” listed by each Lake Norman city location so you don’t stray so far from your Lake Home.

Shopping & Outfitters

Discover shopping and outdoor outfitters located all around the Lake Norman area. Spend the day out and about strolling past commonly known shops or visit our local specialty shops with niche boutiques. Just don’t forget to pick up a souvenir.

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Family Fun & Outdoors

Lake Norman is a notorious area for family fun and outdoor activities. You can find a variety of indoor/outdoor activities ranging from a golf outing or testing your skills at the concord mills speed park go kart track.

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Find out what  lakeside golf courses are located close to your vacation rental home. If you can’t decide on the greens  listed, ask us for some local advise on what our favorite courses are.

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