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Things to do in Lake Norman of Catawba

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Park
“Wonderful for day hikes, fishing or boating with spectacular views along the way”
  • 32 locals recommend
Bar
“Waterfront Restaurant with"Jimmy Buffet" atmosphere; Open March - November ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
“Waterfront with plenty of boat parking, great food and drink with a view of the marina and LKN bridge. Good for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner. Open year round. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
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“Bring your boat and dock at this Lakeview bar/pub. Parking for cars also available. Fruity cocktails are always served.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Harbour / Marina
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“You can take a night time sightseeing tour on the lake by booking a dinner and boat ride with the “Lady of the Lake” or in the daytime book a boat ride sightseeing guide with “Catawba Queen.””
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is where the "locals" go for a steak. They do have some seafood and chicken options too. Salad bar included with entree is comprehensive. No need to get all dolled up for this place, just simple, good steaks. Local folks will go here. ~15 min drive. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Boat or Ferry
“Pontoon, ski boat, fishing boat and jet ski rentals. Water Toys are also available - wakeboard, kneeboard, ski and tube rentals.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great waterfront restaurant right down the street and easy to get to via water. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Storage
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“It is called "The Landing Restaurant" I love this dive restaurant/bar. It is attached to an old motel on the Lake. Casual place - sometimes they have live music.”
  • 1 local recommends
BBQ Restaurant
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Top restaurants

Bar
“Waterfront Restaurant with"Jimmy Buffet" atmosphere; Open March - November ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
“Waterfront with plenty of boat parking, great food and drink with a view of the marina and LKN bridge. Good for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner. Open year round. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“Bring your boat and dock at this Lakeview bar/pub. Parking for cars also available. Fruity cocktails are always served.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is where the "locals" go for a steak. They do have some seafood and chicken options too. Salad bar included with entree is comprehensive. No need to get all dolled up for this place, just simple, good steaks. Local folks will go here. ~15 min drive. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great waterfront restaurant right down the street and easy to get to via water. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“It is called "The Landing Restaurant" I love this dive restaurant/bar. It is attached to an old motel on the Lake. Casual place - sometimes they have live music.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
BBQ Restaurant

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