Lake Norman Communities

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Lake Norman Climate: Lake Norman living offers a pleasant climate with plenty of sunshine. Winters tend to be mild and spring comes early. Its blue skies are legendary. The mild climate appeals to those used to the weather in the Northeast. True, summers can be hot and humid at times.  However there are plenty opportunities to enjoy […]


Mooresville and its History: Mooresville began as a railroad town and was also heavily involved in the textile industry. Today the downtown still maintains its historical feel and many of its shops maintain a long history of the businesses being passed down through generations. Known as Race City USA its modern history continues to draw visitors. […]


Denver – The Story Behind the Name: One of the Lake Norman communities, Denver was originally called “Dry Pond” which referenced a pond that would dry up in the summer. The story being that the town was trying to attract attention for a stop along the railroad and the town’s residents changed the name thinking […]


Huntersville – A Fast Growing Suburb: Huntersville remains one of the fastest growing suburbs in the state with a population growth of over 85 percent according to the last census. With much of the growth occurring during the past 15 years or so Huntersville has a number of beautifully planned communities. What’s to Like about […]


Davidson is a picturesque college town 20 miles north of Charlotte. It boasts walking trails, greenways and a small town feel and encourages health and fitness. The Town Green hosts summer concerts and a fresh food market opens on Saturdays during the spring, summer and fall. This Lake Norman town was also the 2013 recipient of the […]


Enjoy small town living in Cornelius and still be within commuting distance to uptown Charlotte and the airport. Relax in the town’s parks or wander through its shopping areas visiting boutiques, antique stores and coffee shops. Visit Lake Norman and watch a beautiful sunset, enjoy fine dining at one of its fine restaurants, or a […]

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Visit the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta!

Looking for something fun to do with friends or family? It can be pretty hot in the summer so how about a fun activity indoors? Consider a day trip to Atlanta to visit the Georgia Aquarium. The drive is less than 4 hours from Charlotte depending on traffic and you can either stay overnight and […]

Day Trips from Charlotte

Now that school is almost over it’s time to look at summer vacation plans! If you live in Charlotte you may be looking for weekend getaways close to the Queen City. However you may be new to the area and looking for some ideas. Gatlinburg and Myrtle Beach are a couple excellent options for day trips: Day Trips to Gatlinburg Gastlinburg, […]

5 Reasons To Buy NOW

It’s true that buying that first home is a major investment, in money, in time and in energy. A first time home buyer may have concerns regarding their credit worthiness, the amount of money required for a down payment and how debt such as school loans will impact how much home they can buy. As a […]

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