Carolina Raptor Center   Ramsey Creek Park

If you're in the beautiful Lake Norman area and you don't know what to do, here is a bucket list of 33 things to try! Go around Cornelius, Davidson, and Huntersville and try to check off all the boxes before summer ends!

▢ Picnic in the park and walk an unpaved trail at Jetton Park or Ramsey Creek Park

▢ Play putt-putt at Lake Norman Mini Golf

▢ Visit the Davidson or Huntersville Farmers Market

▢ Watch the sunset over the lake

▢ Catch a movie at Our Town Cinemas

▢ Play beach volleyball at Blythe Landing

▢ Go paddle boarding

▢ Go kayaking

▢ Test your problem-solving skills at Out of Time Escape

▢ Ride a bike on the Davidson Greenway

▢ Walk through the Carolina Raptor Center

▢ Go on a scavenger hunt / geocaching and find the hidden geocache at VLN’s Visitor Center

▢ Eat a snow cone at Pelican’s SnowBalls

▢ Get a float from The Soda Shop

▢ Play frisbee in Robbins Park

▢ Run through the fountain at Birkdale Village

▢ Catch a fish off a dock or boat

▢ Send a postcard from the Visitor Center

▢ Paint pottery at Meg-Art Pottery Painting Studio

▢ Try donuts from Duck Donuts

▢ Grab a slice of pizza from Brooklyn South

▢ Taste test some chocolates from Davidson Chocolate Company

▢ If you’re over 21, sip some beers from a local brewery

▢ Try the hushpuppies at Hello, Sailor

▢ Take a selfie with the Mark Twain statue

▢ Find Davidson Sculpture Garden’s new red bench

▢ Try the corn bread at 131 Main

▢ Snap a picture with the sculpture outside the Davidson Post Office

▢ Pose in front of the Jack Conard Jr. mural in Cornelius

▢ Find the Huntersville caboose at Veterans Park

▢ Visit the 9/11 Monument in Cornelius

▢ Pet and feed a Highland cow at Rural Hill

▢ Play laser tag at Spare Time Huntersville

Don't forget to share your experience and tag us in your summer time adventures on Facebook or Instagram @VisitLakeNorman!