If you're in the beautiful Lake Norman area and you don't know what to do, here is a bucket list of 31 things to try! Go around Cornelius, Davidson, and Huntersville and try to check off all the boxes before summer ends! The clock's tickin'!
▢ Picnic in the park and walk a trail at Jetton Park
▢ Go laser tagging at Frankie's Fun Park with the whole family
▢ Take a wake and surf lesson with Ride LKN and learn how to ride the waves!
▢ Visit NC's oldest surviving store from the 18th-century, Hugh Torance House & Store
▢ Test your problem-solving skills at Escape 109
▢ Rent an e-bike and ride on the greenways
▢ Walk through the Carolina Raptor Center and see how many birds you can spot
▢ Enjoy the fresh fruits and acai bowls at Rico’s Acai
Morelia Ice Cream Paletas
▢ Watch the sunset over the lake
▢ Drink a float from The Soda Shop, Davidson's first real café that opened in 1951
▢ Listen to live music in the Plaza at Birkdale Village
▢ Catch a fish off a dock or boat
▢ Try a State Fair Mini Donut from Sugar + Ice
▢ Send a postcard from the Visitor Center to someone you love
▢ Check out a jail cell from the nineteenth century.
▢ Eat a handmade paleta at Morelia Ice Cream Paletas
▢ Grab a slice of pizza from Brooklyn South
▢ If you’re over 21, grab a beer from a local brewery and walk around the social district. There are so many breweries to choose from!
▢ Take a dip at Ramsey Creek Park's swimming beach
▢ Go on a scavenger hunt and find all the sculptures at the Davidson College Sculpture Garden
▢ Taste test some chocolates from Davidson Chocolate Company and see which one's your favorite!
▢ Go down the waterslide at the Northern Regional Recreation Center
▢ Browse rows and rows of antiques at Oak Street Mill
LKN Mini Golf
▢ Find a t-shirt, hat, or other souvenirs at VLN’s Visitor Center
▢ Get a hole in one at LKN Mini Golf
▢ Find the Huntersville caboose at Veterans Park
▢ Visit the Veterans Monument in Cornelius
▢ Pet and feed a Highland cow at Rural Hill. A great activity for everyone!
▢ Post your favorite Lake Norman place on social media and tag us @VisitLakeNorman!