There’s Something Magical About These 10 North Carolina Lakes In The Summer

Sure, North Carolina has amazing beaches…but sometimes you want a break from the saltwater (and shark scares) and to dip your toes into some freshwater. Look no further than one of our state’s beautiful lakes. There are SO many to choose from, but these 10 are guaranteed to give you a great experience!

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

I’m ready for a day on the lake! Were any of your favorite lake destinations on the list?