Exploring Lake Norman is among the top things to do in Huntersville, NC

Whether you’re in Huntersville, NC for work or play, the Country Inn & Suites places you close to a variety of exciting things to do. The star attraction is beautiful Lake Norman, just minutes from our hotel. You can fish for bass and catfish or splash in the lake with your family before relaxing on the shore. Rent a boat or Jet Ski, or explore the lake by kayak or canoe. Take a break from the waterfront and stroll through your favorite stores, like Barnes & Noble and Gap, at nearby Birkdale Village. For a thrilling day trip, take I-77 to Charlotte and cheer on the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium, attend a concert at Spectrum Center, or ride the roller coasters at Carowinds before returning to your hotel suite.

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Carowinds

23.95 mi / 38.55 km from the hotel
Climb aboard the thrill rides at this theme park, or spend the day cooling off in the water park or watching live shows. If you’re traveling with family, stop by Camp Snoopy for plenty of PEANUTS™-themed attractions.

Bank of America Stadium

14.87 mi / 23.93 km from the hotel
Join 75,000 other fans in uptown Charlotte to cheer on the Carolina Panthers NFL football team. This open-air, natural grass stadium features 153 luxury suites and four suite clubs.

Birkdale Golf Club

0.83 mi / 1.33 km from the hotel
Voted one of the top five courses in North Carolina, this course was designed by the legendary Arnold Palmer and offers 18 challenging holes. Want to practice your swing in the evening? The driving range is lighted, perfect for a night outing.

Birkdale Village

0.76 mi / 1.22 km from the hotel
This town square-style area offers plenty of stores and restaurants alongside a 16-screen theater. When it's hot outside, you can dress the kids in their swimsuits to play in the village's interactive fountain.

Charlotte Motor Speedway

11.59 mi / 18.65 km from the hotel
This speedway hosts NASCAR racing, including the Coca-Cola 600, the Monster Energy All-Star Race, and the Bank of America 500. The complex is also home to zMAX Dragway, the only concrete, four-lane drag strip in the US.

Davidson College

4.38 mi / 7.04 km from the hotel
Visit your favorite Wildcat at this celebrated liberal arts college, where you can stroll among the historical buildings of the beautiful campus and enjoy a concert by one of the school's ensembles.

Discovery Place Kids - Huntersville

2.48 mi / 3.99 km from the hotel
At this interactive museum, your kids can experience the thrill of driving a race car, put their imaginations on paper in the art studio, or get inspired while watching a science demonstration or puppet show.

Lake Norman

5.1 mi / 8.21 km from the hotel
As the largest man-made lake in North Carolina, Lake Norman is a popular spot for swimming, fishing, and boating. You can also schedule sightseeing tours and dinner cruises to experience the lake.

PNC Music Pavilion

11.81 mi / 19 km from the hotel
This outdoor performance venue is the perfect choice for a summer concert or festival. Get your tickets to see stars like Luke Bryan, Chris Brown, and Dave Matthews Band.

Spare Time Entertainment

0.2 mi / 0.33 km from the hotel
Challenge your family to a game of high-tech laser tag at Spare Time Entertainment, which also features bowling, an arcade, and an on-site restaurant.

Spectrum Center

14.96 mi / 24.08 km from the hotel
See the Charlotte Hornets dribble the ball down their own court at the Spectrum Center. If basketball isn't your go-to, check the schedule for events ranging from pop concerts to bull-riding competitions.