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Lake Norman cabin rentals

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Top-rated cabin rentals in Lake Norman

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Cabin in Sherrills Ford
BEST Lakefront Cabin 4 Superbowl & Valentines Day!
Lakefront Lodge is a rustic yet relaxing log cabin retreat! You are on the calmer side of the lake boasting a huge deep-water dock with room for a 25’ long boat! 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 Apple TVs, a full working kitchen, giant loft, 2 living rooms, big deck & gas grill. <10 mins to dining, boat rental, grocery & Queens Landing!
ﺩ.ﺇ1,216 per night
Cabin in Banner Elk
Glass Treehouse ♥︎ Modern Luxe Romantic Getaway
Most Wish-listed Airbnb in the US • Summer 2022 Looking for a modern luxe romantic getaway for two? A peaceful mountain retreat to reconnect with nature and each other? Slow down and relax at the Glass Treehouse. Enjoy a waterfall-laced woodland escape with giant boulders. Minutes from dining, wine tasting, breweries, shopping, art galleries, hiking, skiing, rafting and more. Centrally located between Boone, Blowing Rock, Banner Elk, Grandfather Mt, Sugar Mt. Follow us on IG @ncglasstreehouse
ﺩ.ﺇ1,566 per night
Cabin in Jonesville
Private Mountain A -Frame ! Hot Tub/Amazing Views!
Well off the road and very private.. You will want to grab a glass of wine and watch the sunset over the mountains from our luxury hot tub! Watch it rise over the valley from our comfy loft bed while enjoying a cup of our signature coffee! Our kitchen is well stocked to make your stay easy and enjoyable. Including an outdoor grill! You can also enjoy Enjoy the amazing views from outdoors by relaxing in a hammock.. or playing a round of corn hole or sitting around a cozy fire ( wood provided).
ﺩ.ﺇ682 per night

Cabin rentals with jacuzzis in Lake Norman

Cabin in Purlear
Unbeatable VIEWS! Hot tub & Fire Pit!
ﺩ.ﺇ606 per night
Cabin in Collettsville
Bear Hollow - Luxe Forest cabin w/hot tub
ﺩ.ﺇ854 per night
Cabin in Purlear
Log cabin by a Stream, Firepit, Hot Tub, and Wi-Fi
ﺩ.ﺇ768 per night
Cabin in Boone
Chestnut Cabin- Couples Retreat, Hot Tub, Private
ﺩ.ﺇ685 per night
Cabin in Banner Elk
The Hillside House - Amazing Grandfather Mtn views
ﺩ.ﺇ705 per night
Cabin in Morganton
Blue Ridge Mountain Cabin With Million Dollar View
ﺩ.ﺇ663 per night
Cabin in Purlear
Remodeled Mountain Escape w/ Hot Tub & 122 Acres!
ﺩ.ﺇ610 per night
Cabin in Valle Crucis
On the River! Hot Tub! 1 mile to Valle Crucis Park
ﺩ.ﺇ743 per night
Cabin in Boone
Hot Tub-Fireplace-Pet Friendly! Close to Skiing!
ﺩ.ﺇ354 per night
Cabin in Lenoir
The Secret Shack - Blowing Rock, Views, Hot tub
ﺩ.ﺇ620 per night
Cabin in Newland
Poplar Den at Linville Falls, NC
ﺩ.ﺇ533 per night
Cabin in Newland
Dreaming of 'Birds Eye View'
ﺩ.ﺇ657 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.