Get your game on with this Lake Norman scavenger hunt! Whether you're a local or a visitor, you're sure to be stumped by a few of these 12 different spots. Hints are italicized.


Cornelius was established in 1905 and originated as a mill and farm community. It has a vast amount of shoreline at 54 miles. Now, Cornelius is the destination for some lake fun. Visitors can rent boats, jet skis, or paddleboards at one of the marinas or explore the unique attractions, waterfront restaurants, lakeside parks and shops that Cornelius has to offer.

Ramsey creek park beach


Oak Street Mill Antiques

Jetton Park Gazebo

Mark twain bench



Davidson is a charming, Southern college town. Established in 1837, Davidson College is a vital part of the town's identity today. The main street of Davidson offers a variety of shops, restaurants, wide sidewalks and a public library. Explore more than 12 miles of greenways and bike lanes, parks, national arboretum, farmers market and beautiful flowers throughout town. 

Art on davidson campus

Brickhouse tavern sign

Davidson Community garden scarecrow

Fisher farms truck




Incorporated in 1873, Huntersville has grown from a small mill town, to a new, dynamic area combining retail and residential areas with historic cultural attractions. Home to diverse attractions and entertainment, shopping, NASCAR and natural parks, Huntersville has something for everyone!

Blyth Landing Dock At night

Latta Plantation Animals

Eagle arms raptor center

Old town Jail huntersville

Let us know how many of these spots you were able to find and which ones stumped you in the comments below. Don't forget to share your scavenger hunt finds and tag us on Facebook and Instagram @VisitLakeNorman!