Lake Norman is conveniently located off Interstate 77. This Huntersville hotel is proud to be associated with several educational facilities including Davidson College, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and Central Piedmont Community College. The Charlotte Convention Center is also nearby. The Huntersville area is best known for NASCAR racing; it is less than 18 miles from Lowe's Motor Speedway, the Richard Petty Driving Experience and Dale Earnhardt Inc. Mooresville, known as Race City USA, is just minutes from the hotel. Discovery Place, Charlotte Merchandise Mart and Carowinds theme park are only a short drive away. Energy Explorium is five miles and the Metrolina Expo Trade Center is 10 miles from the hotel. Shopping is nearby. Several restaurants and cocktail lounges within walking distance of the hotel include Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba's Italian Grill, Bob Evans, House of Taipei and Kabuto.