Sleep Inn & Suites Lake Norman
16508 Northcross Drive
Huntersville, NC 28078
Phone: (704) 766-2500
Fax: (704) 766-2501
Birkdale Golf Club has all the trappings of a classy golf establishment, a few miles north of Charlotte. 200 acres of lush green, designed by Arnold Palmer, await professionals and amateurs. However, tee times have to be booked 8 days in advance. Birkdale's Conference Room, Birkdale's Club Room, and Palmer Pavilion are all rentable spaces on the premises, available for business meetings, private gatherings and charity events. Arnie's Tavern, an on-site bar/restaurant caters to hungry golfers.
Lake Norman is the largest man-made lake in the Carolinas. It's also one of the best places for outdoor fun and water sports. There are a number of activities to partake in both on land and in water in the Lake Norman area, including miniature golf, fishing and water skiing. And if you prefer a more relaxing day, you can relax on the banks of the river with a picnic.
A little ways outside Charlotte in the city of Huntersville sits Rural Hill, a 265 acre homestead with pastoral views and farm animals to enjoy. The farm has historical significance for the Scots and and Scots-Irish, which makes it a prime location for the annual Scottish Highland Games Festival. This is a beautiful place to escape the city life of Charlotte.
The Wood Lawn House is a home that dates back to the 1830s era, and this structure has adapted the Greek Revival and Federal styles of architecture. Later, this building was transformed into a school and is also referred to as Stinson Hall.
Spread out over 1, 351 acres, the Latta Plantation Nature Preserve is located along the Mountain Island Lake in Huntersville, North Carolina. Once a cotton plantation in the 1800's, the Latta Plantation is a living homage to the era, complete with a working farmhouse, farm animals, a kitchen garden, beehives and a cotton field. Today the preserve is used for field trips, its equestrian trails, fishing, kayaking, picnics and more.
This facility aims to help protect and conserve birds of prey, and is located inside the Latta Plantation Nature Preserve, a short drive from Charlotte. It seeks to educate people about raptors, erasing misconceptions that society has towards these creatures, and tends to injured, sick and orphaned birds. Due to imprinting and contact with humans, birds at the center cannot survive in the wild. They are, therefore attached to their handlers, and pose no threat to visitors. For volunteering opportunities and other information, check the website.
The St. Mark's Episcopal Church is a historic church located in Huntersville, North Carolina. The church was built in 1886 and features a combination of Gothic and English Country Gothic style architecture. The red brick structure also features beautiful stained glass windows on the inside. The site was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.
Sports, sports and more sports abound at this impressive center in Charlotte. Spread over 75000 square feet, this venue is home to many tournaments, leagues, camps, special events and more. With indoor facilities for soccer, football, hockey, volleyball, basketball and volleyball, you can indulge in your favorite pastime come rain or shine. They also have a fitness center on the premises. Now athletes of all ages can sweat it out through the year!
Founded on the basis of the teachings and beliefs of Jesus Christ, this congregation believes in serving people through the example of Christ the Saviour. The Church conducts various missions which helps people enrich their lives, to make it more meaningful. They even have praise and worship sessions where they thank God for the numerous blessing they receive and ask him to bless and protect them from all earthly dangers and evils. The University Park Baptist Church is even involved in a lot a community service by helping those people of the community who need help socially and mentally. They accept donations which are used for numerous works that they do.
The Dale Earnhardt Inc. is more of a legacy than a company. Based on a 14 acres plot with 24,000 square feet of space, it is one of the premier racing teams in the NASCAR (National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing). And apart from its racing ventures, it also has its own showroom and retail store, which caters to the needs of professional racers as well as the race loving public. You can also shop online for their merchandise. The showroom displays a fabulous collection of all the trophies, which Dale had won in his illustrious career. Call +1 877 334 3253 (Toll Free).
Children can explore the creatures that call the ocean their home at SEA LIFE Charlotte - Concord Aquarium. This aquarium boasts over 5,000 creatures that visitors can see and learn more about. There are also educational talks and 20 interactive exhibits that are specially designed for children. Be sure to visit their 180-degree ocean tunnel, where visitors are surrounded by various ocean creatures as they swim around.
Mooresville Mill Village Historic District was a village built by the Moorseville Cotton Mills to house its workers and their families. Simple in appearance, it provided its residents with shelter and services. This historic district now features on the National Register of Historic Places.