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Lake Norman

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Address: Lake Norman State Park, Charlotte, NC 28078
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7043801213
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Man-made lake located outside of Charlotte that offers golfing, fishing and...

Man-made lake located outside of Charlotte that offers golfing, fishing and boating.

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Beautiful

I love this area. There are quality resturants nearby including Matt's Chicago Dogs which is my favorite when it comes to Hot dogs plus The lake is beautiful and the nearby park... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 March 2015
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2015

I love this area. There are quality resturants nearby including Matt's Chicago Dogs which is my favorite when it comes to Hot dogs plus The lake is beautiful and the nearby park (Jetton Park) is magnificient.

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3 Thank The traveler P
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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119 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2015

This lake is so large there is almost always something going on somewhere on the lake. The fishing is good, and there are quiet areas for those learning to paddle board or kayak to enjoy and not feel like they are in the way of the boats.

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2 Thank jeepplover2000
Lima, Peru
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2015

Visiting my daughter at Davidson College we enjoyed and relax sailing on this amazing lake.. We took a small cruise where we got information about the lake and the surroundings and got spectacular pictures. Love it.

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Blacksburg, Virginia
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15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2015

This lake is beautiful! I love going to this lake even if we don't have plans to stop you pass it on the interstate aand want to go!

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1 Thank KaraDennis
Mooresville, North Carolina
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319 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 420 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2014 via mobile

First of all I am not a promoter or seeking financial gain by glamorizing the "Lake". Moreover, I could live in many places and I am pleased and proud that Lake Norman is my home for many reasons. With approximately 600 miles of shoreline bordering 4 different counties it offers an array of fun things to do for residents and... More 

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6 Thank MarkS719
New York City, New York
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2014

Sailing around Lake Norman this past summer was so nice and relaxing. Delicious lake front restaurants, friendly folks and just an all around good time!!

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Thank Just J
Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2014

I have a sailboat at Lake Norman Sailing club and go up at least every other week. Summer weekends are tough with all of the power boaters so it is best to be out on the water before noon or after dinner on the weekends. (seems the rude power boaters don't wake up til noon). Money is tight and I... More 

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Punta Gorda
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2014

Stay away fron the rental agency "vacations on Lake Norman.com" they rent you old towels and sheets that are threadbare. There is not even toilet paper in the rentals. The rentals are smelly and antiquated. I have never rented a house that did not have at least one roll of toilet paper. And renting sheets and towels, what a rip... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2014

Lake Norman was the reason I moved to NC. It is so beatiful. Lots to do if you have a boat. 13 waterfront restaurants and bars accessible by boat. South Lake Norman has lots of areas that boater anchor up together - The Sand Bar, Sunset Beach and Pinapple Island. Also the Duke Power Plant offers free concerts accessible by... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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155 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2014

On a hot summers day and as a tourist to Charlotte, we fancied a nice cooling swim in a lake and therefore headed off towards Lake Norman State ark. There is only area of the lake to swim in and therefore as you can imagine it is very popular. Therefore, its not surprising to note that it can get extremely... More 

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