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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 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
$441 per night
Cabin in Sherrills Ford
Lakefront Cabin - Lookout Lodge - on Lake Norman
Located on Lake Norman with a private dock—in a great location! Just seconds away to open water, yet situated in a large cove that’s great for swimming with the kids. Dock allows you to tie up your boat, jump in for a swim, or take in the sunset. Cabin is perfectly situated on a quiet road with lots of mature trees. With parking for 5 vehicles, and only 1 mile to the nearest Publix and restaurants. You will feel like you’re a world away—although only a few minutes to many conveniences!
$272 per night
Cabin in Mooresville
The Cabin on Lake Norman
This lovely lake front property is not called Cabin on the Lake for just any reason. Sitting a mere 10 feet off the water this cozy home boasts a second-to-none view of Lake Norman. The Cabin includes a spacious dock with room for up to 3 boats, enough to host friends and family for an evening of cocktails and fireworks. This is a 2 bed 1 bath escape for water sport enthusiasts looking for a lakeside getaway or for the avid fisherman looking for their next Big Fish story. *PET FRIENDLY*
$149 per night

Cabin rentals with jacuzzis in Lake Norman

Cabin in Jonesville
Private Mountain A -Frame ! Hot Tub/Amazing Views!
$222 per night
Cabin in Collettsville
Bear Hollow - Luxe Forest cabin w/hot tub
$263 per night
Cabin in Purlear
Log cabin by a Stream, Firepit, Hot Tub, and Wi-Fi
$215 per night
Cabin in Purlear
Unbeatable VIEWS! Hot tub & Fire Pit!
$170 per night
Cabin in Boone
Chestnut Cabin- Couples Retreat, Hot Tub, Private
$240 per night
Cabin in Banner Elk
The Hillside House - Amazing Grandfather Mtn views
$214 per night
Cabin in Valle Crucis
On the River! Hot Tub! 1 mile to Valle Crucis Park
$198 per night
Cabin in Fleetwood
Rustic 'Courage Cabin' w/ Mountain + River View
$185 per night
Cabin in Morganton
Blue Ridge Mountain Cabin With Million Dollar View
$181 per night
Cabin in Boone
Close to Skiing! Hot Tub; Fireplace; Pet friendly!
$118 per night
Cabin in Purlear
Remodeled Mountain Escape w/ Hot Tub & 122 Acres!
$166 per night
Cabin in Sugar Grove
Spring Getaway | Hot Tub | Pet Friendly
$366 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.