Welcome to Lake Norman, North Carolina! Located just 30 miles north of Charlotte, Lake Norman is North Carolina’s largest man-made lake, earning its nickname of the “inland sea.” The lake features an incredible 520 miles of shoreline and endless opportunities to explore and play.
At Carolina Tiki we pride ourselves on being able to provide unmatched service to our charter guests when we take them for cruises on the Lake Norman waters. Stay Lake Norman is another company, who like ourselves, pride themselves on customer service and satisfaction. We are proud to call Stay Lake Norman one of our local partners. If you are visiting the area or a local looking for a weekend getaway, be sure to take a look at Stay Lake Norman's website! You can also check out the links below to see some awesome activities to do around the Lake Norman area, courtesy of Stay Lake Norman.
There’s no such thing as boredom here! Lake Norman is the ideal place for swimming, fishing, boating, kayaking, and water sports of all kinds. Whatever your vacation style, there’s something for you here. Feeling adventurous? We have lots of ideas about how to have fun on the lake.
There’s also plenty to do around the lake. The Lake Norman area is comprised of several charming towns with both lakefront and inland opportunities to explore. If you like getting out into nature, there are plenty of local hikes for you to enjoy. Looking for an entertaining night out? Check out some of the best breweries and bottle shops in the area. And if you’re traveling with your pup, you will love these awesome dog-friendly establishments.
Want to venture a little further? The Charlotte area has so many amazing attractions for every interest! From exploring the U.S. National White Water Center, riding roller coasters at Carowinds, and watching NASCAR at the Charlotte Motor Speedway, your adventure awaits.
We recommend booking a luxury lakefront home from StayLakeNorman as your starting point to make your vacation one for the books!
When was Lake Norman built? 1959-1963
How big is Lake Norman? 33.6 miles, top to bottom, with a surface area of more than 32,475 acres
How deep is Lake Norman? 110 feet at its deepest point
Where did the name Lake Norman come from? It was named for Norman Atwater Cocke, the former president of Duke Power
How many towns border Lake Norman? Eight towns border the lake: Cornelius, Davidson, Huntersville, Denver, Mooresville, Sherrills Ford, Catawba and Troutman