You Haven’t Lived Until You’ve Experienced This One Incredible Lake In Charlotte

Lake Norman is the largest man-made body of water in North Carolina and is only about a 40 minute drive north of Charlotte. A popular spot for Charlotteans in the summer, Lake Norman can make you feel like you’re on an extravagant vacation when in reality you’re really only a few miles from home.

Fed by the Catawba River, Lake Norman offers more than 520 miles of shoreline and has a surface area of more than 50 square miles. If you live in the city, but love being on the water, you must visit this lake as soon as you can – you’ll be stunned by its beauty and will fall in love with the endless activities it offers throughout the year.

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Are you a lake goer? Tell us about some of your favorite lake activities in the comments. Happy boating!