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Cabin · Sherrills Ford
Lakefront Cabin: BEST Views, BOAT 4 Rent, Sleeps 8
Lakefront Lodge is a rustic yet relaxing log cabin retreat! Bring your own boat or RENT our 18' SunTracker Pontoon for just a day or for your whole stay! Family & friends will enjoy an unobstructed 300-degree view while enjoying a cup of coffee or watching the kids swim. A canoe, 2 paddleboards & firepit are available for use. You have it all: 2 Smart TVs, a full working kitchen, giant loft, 2 living rooms, big deck & gas grill. We are <10 mins to dining, boat ramps, grocery & Queens Landing!
Oct 29 – Nov 5
$289 per night
Cabin · Denver
Water surrounds you on this picturesque peninsula. Enjoy an expansive deck overlooking your private boat dock 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom Bedroom 1 (Queen Bed) Bedroom 2 (Queen over Queen bunkbed) Shared Spaces 1 Queen double tall self-inflating air mattress Full Kitchen Granite Countertops Stainless Appliances Full Bathroom with step-in shower This is where you want to be on Lake Norman. Queen's Landing The Landing Restaurant 10 mins to Costco 30 mins to Downtown Charlotte
May 5 – 12
$319 per night
Cabin · Troutman
Lakefront Charming Cozy Cabin with Deep Water Dock
Private, quiet, peaceful lake cabin on corner lot with amazing views and water frontage! Enjoy swimming, sunbathing, and sunsets from the dock or the quaint three bedroom cabin with a lovely great room and indoor fire place for the cooler months. This cabin is located in close proximity to the Charlotte Panthers Stadium, NASCAR races, and many North Carolina Vineyards. ABSOLUTELY NO PARTIES
Aug 18 – 25
$163 per night

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Stay near Lake Norman's top sights

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Lake Norman State Park56 locals recommend
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Cliff Hangers6 locals recommend
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Jetton Park15 locals recommend
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Eddie's on Lake Norman26 locals recommend
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Zootastic Park14 locals recommend
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Queens Landing20 locals recommend

Cabin rentals with jacuzzis in Lake Norman

Cabin · Sherrills Ford
Black Bear Cabin on Lake Norman
Dec 9 – 16
$282 per night
Cabin · Charlotte
New Waterfront Cabin on the Large Sundeck
Mar 30 – Apr 6
$174 per night
Cabin · Charlotte
3 Bedroom Cabin near downtown and UNCC
Nov 22 – 29
$102 per night
Cabin · Charlotte
New Waterfront Cabin on the Large Sundeck
Mar 6 – 13
$158 per night

Your guide to Lake Norman

All About Lake Norman

The largest manmade lake in North Carolina, Lake Norman offers 500 miles of coastline and several marinas just north of the Charlotte metropolitan area. On a hot summer day, the surface of the lake is dotted with boaters, kayakers, and waterskiers, while swimmers splash into the water from the shores of Lake Norman State Park, which has a 125-yard long swimming beach. You can also catch a sunset dinner cruise here, or go on a sailing excursion through the lake’s island passages and winding coastline. The lake area is also home to numerous hiking and biking trails, including a popular network comprising more than 30 miles of single-track mountain biking routes.

Several towns dot the shoreline around Lake Norman, the largest being Cornelius, Davidson, and Westport, where you can grab amenities, explore a historic Main Street, or enjoy a crab cake sandwich at a waterfront restaurant. With Charlotte just a short drive away, Lake Norman is an ideal lake getaway that’s still close to a big city.

When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Lake Norman?

As most of the area attractions are centered around the water, summer is a popular time for Lake Norman cabin rentals. You can expect mostly hot weather at this time of year with occasional rain (so pack rain gear just in case). The shoulder seasons bring pleasantly crisp temperatures that are great for hiking among spring’s wildflower blooms or mountain biking among the orange hues of fall foliage. Winters can get cold by the lake with occasional snowfall.

With so many towns and communities throughout the lake region, there are plenty of events to keep you busy throughout the year. Huntersville hosts the Loch Norman Highland Games in April, featuring dancing, bagpipe bands, and traditional Scottish food. Starting in October, the town celebrates a Renaissance Festival that runs through the end of November.

What are the top things to do in Lake Norman?

Lake Norman State Park

Located on the northern shore of Lake Norman, Lake Norman State Park draws hikers, bikers, and horseback riders to this lakefront recreation area. This is a popular spot to swim, as the park offers numerous amenities, including a bath house and concession stand, on a grassy knoll above the water. You can also catch the popular Lake Shore Trail here, which offers expansive views of Lake Norman.


Davidson is a small college town on the western shores of Lake Norman. The town’s Main Street, which is just a short walk from the water, offers farm-to-table eateries, streetside cafes, and artisan shops along with seasonal farmers markets. You can browse a beloved bookstore here, or pop into a diner serving old-fashioned floats and sodas.

Dinner Cruises

Cap off a day at Lake Norman with a sunset sail across its deep blue waters. Several local operators offer dinner cruises on water crafts ranging from large yachts to more intimate sailboat voyages, departing from marinas and towns across the area.