The Lake Norman towns of Cornelius, Davidson, & Huntersville are rich in excitement and charm. There is so much to do that it is difficult to choose just one thing. Plan Your Trip from action-packed to leisure activities. Visit our easy-to-use Trip Builder to plan customized adventures or check out our suggested itineraries below.
Weather and Climate
The Lake Norman area offers adventure in any climate. Located in the central part of North Carolina, the average temperatures range from high 30s to mid-50s in the winter and high 80s to mid-90s in the summer.
Lake Norman Wildlife
Lake Norman is home to a wide variety of wildlife and sealife, which include:
Muskrats, Foxes, Rabbits, Skunks, Opossums, Raccoons, White-tailed deer, Carolina Chickadees, Pine Warblers, Hawks, Turkeys, Osprey, Geese, Mallards, Heron, Bass, Channel Catfish, Bluegills, and Yellow Perch.
Visitors learn about the lake's natural communities at the nature preserves. The Latta Preserve is Mecklenburg County's largest and forms a green peninsula that protects a natural heritage site and federally endangered plants.