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“BEAUTIFUL!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Lake Norman

Lake Norman
Ranked #21 of 174 things to do in Charlotte
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Owner description: Man-made lake located outside of Charlotte that offers golfing, fishing and boating.
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“BEAUTIFUL!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2012

Very beautiful place! I thought it was going to be some boring sightseeing thing that the wife was dragging me to but I really enjoyed it. There are dog parks, pinic areas, piers, nature trails. Really a nice place to go and relax and enjoy life.

Visited October 2012
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DENVER, North Caroli
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“The place to be if your a cool water person:)”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2012

we love being out on the water their are several place's you can drive your boat right up and go have a couple beers a nice lunch... good times.

Visited September 2012
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Kannapolis, North Carolina
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51 reviews
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“So much to do”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2012

Lake Norman has so much to do, it would take days to explore it. From boating, fishing, shopping and eating you can find it all. Sandbar in the summer is the place to party,.

Visited June 2012
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Charlotte NC
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Pretty and relaxing especailly during the week”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2012

The lake is quite large with may coves and inlets. There are not that many places to access the lake if you don't live in it or have a boat (there are a several marinas and boat put ins). For those without boat access Jetton Park (Cornelius) and Latta Plantation (Huntersville) though small, both have some nice picnic areas on the lake (though no swimming allowed) and some short walking trails. Lake Norman State park in Troutman actually has swimming access and hiking and mt biking trails. Several of the marinas rent boats or jet skis and Aloha Paddleboards has paddle board lesions and may rent boards too. There are a few areas that are very crowded on weekends in the summer where boats raft up and party or coves that are quite but many boats anchor to hang out and swim. The rest of the lake is pretty quite especially weekdays, when school is in session and as you head further north.

Visited October 2012
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Orlando, Florida
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92 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Beautiful and Relaxing”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2012

We rented a pontoon boat for a cruise around Lake Norman. We originally rented the boat for four hours, but we had so much fun we called the rental company and requested to keep the boat all day.
The Lake is huge and the views of the beautiful homes are amazing. We are very amatuer boaters, but we had no problems navigating around the Lake.
For those who ski or enjoy water sports, the Lake is just the place for you. We will definitely rent another boat and enjoy time on the Lake during our next visit to Charlotte.

Visited July 2012
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