Spend a day boating on Lake Norman and then pull up to the dock for a sunset dinner in this charming lakeside town near Charlotte.
Lake Norman: Town-Hopping by the Water
Lake Norman is the big one. Our “inland sea.” The anchor for a region. Its 520-mile shoreline is a thread that knits together the surrounding communities — so much so that many visitors think of the area as a whole, one town flowing into the next. But we can see what makes each one special.
Modern Fish Camp
With his family’s new restaurant, Hello, Sailor, Chef Joe Kindred hopes to reclaim a cherished childhood on Lake Norman — one salt-and-pepper catfish and fried bologna sandwich at a time.
Like a Local: Davidson & Cornelius
Though Davidson and Cornelius neighbor each other, the two Mecklenburg County towns are hardly cut from the same cloth. They beautifully coexist, but each town still stands out on its own.
Artist Jon Hair doesn’t just create mammoth sculptures. He lives big, striving to create artwork that inspires.