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8 Best Italian Restaurants in Lake Norman

The culinary scene in Lake Norman has various chef-driven restaurants that bring people back every time. A popular choice for many people is Italian food. Whether you're craving a New York Style Pizza or seasonal Italian dishes, we got you covered with the eight best Italian restaurants in Lake…

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Fall Events & Festivals Happening in Lake Norman

As cooler weather approaches, fall marks the return of some of our favorite events & festivals you don’t want to miss. From getting lost in one of the giant mazes in the Southeast to local fall festivals and the Carolina Renaissance Festival. This season brings some of the best signature events to…

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SIP Into Fall With These Seasonal LKN Craft Beers

HELLO, October! Celebrate everything to love about fall in Lake Norman by indulging in all of the staples. Annual events, family outings to the pumpkin patch, foliage photos, pumpkin everything, and of course, BEER . Check out this list of a few can’t-miss brews that’ll have you ‘falling’ in love…

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Get Lost at the Amazing Maize Maze

Summer is soon coming to an end which means we need to take full advantage of any time we can get with friends and family. Explore new places, and try new things. And here's something you'll want to add to your bucket list: Get lost in Huntersville’s giant 7-acre corn maze featuring over two miles…

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Labor Day Events & Activities in Lake Norman

For some people, Labor Day indicates summer's end and signals the beginning of fall. For others, it's a weekend full of picnics and cook-outs or the start of football season. Labor Day Weekend is a time-honored tradition that celebrates the workforce that has helped grow our Lake Norman area to be…

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What You Need to Know About Boat Safety

There is nothing better than a beautiful day out on the lake surrounded by friends and family on the boat. Boats are great and we are lucky to have access to boats as easily as we do here in Lake Norman, whether that’s by owning a boat or renting one with many of our great boat rental companies. The…

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The History of Lake Norman

A little over 60 years ago, the bed of Lake Norman was dry. People lived, worked, died, and were buried around the Catawba River before the land around it was bought up by the then Duke Power Company (originally the Catawba Power Company), now Duke Energy, to build a dam. Lake Norman is a man-made…

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Weekend Activities in Lake Norman: 2-Day Gaming Trip!

Looking to have a fun escape from reality? What better way to spend your time than experiencing all the fun & games Lake Norman offers? It has everything, including an exhilarating experience at Frankie's Fun Park, Lake Norman Mini Golf, escape rooms, parks, great food options, and more. Grab your…

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Travel Back in Time at the Renaissance Festival

Want to explore the Middle Ages with knights, fairies, and other enchanted characters? Don't miss out on the return of the Annual Carolina Renaissance Festival, celebrating 30 years! For the 2023 year, the festival will be held every Saturday and Sunday starting September 30 to November 19. Gates…

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10 Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Lake Norman

Need a restaurant the whole family will love? If you're having a hard time deciding where to go, here are 10 restaurants that are family-friendly. Even the kids will want to come back! 1. Crafty Burg'r n' Tap With freshly made burgers, nostalgic sandwiches like grilled cheese and fried bologna…

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