North Carolina

Huntersville, Lake Norman, North Carolina, Travel

Where are the Most Haunted Spots Near Lake Norman?

The quiet suburb of Huntersville, North Carolina may not seem like a hotbed for paranormal activity, but those that have experienced some of the local haunts might see it differently.  Here are the top reported locations of Ghosts sightings in the area. Latta Plantation The 200+ year old cotton plantation is sure to get your goose bumps jumping especially if […]

North Carolina, Travel, Waterfalls

Picturesque NC Waterfall Along a Historic Old Grist Mill

Located halfway between Charlotte, NC and Asheville, NC, McGalliard Falls Park in Valdese, North Carolina is a stop over you should take every time you are in the area. Whether for a view of the picturesque falls rolling off the edge, or a quick picnic with a view or just to stretch your legs for a short bit while enjoying […]

North Carolina, Travel

What’s Your Favorite Beach in The Mountains of North Carolina?

Lake James State Park is located near Nebo, NC and covers over 3,707 acres and borders 6,510-acre lake offering over 25 miles of trails (15 of which open to mountain biking), swimming, fishing, kayaking, boating and more. The lake is known to be one of the cleanest in the state of North Carolina bringing visitors from the nearby Burke and […]

Lake Norman, North Carolina, Travel

Top 6 Lake Norman Playgrounds for All Ages

#1 Robbins Park Robbins Park is located on 17738 W Catawba Ave, Cornelius, NC 28031. It is a wonderful natural construction with interactive wooded animal creatures curved on the wooded part of the structure for kids to look for as they play around. The Park is extremely clean and very well maintained with bathroom facilities located near the playground right […]

Hikes, North Carolina

Fun Filled Adventure For All Ages at Morrow Mountain State Park

A little over an hour drive from the city of Charlotte, NC brings you to this little known destination that is sure to impress you with stunning views of the the Yadkin Valley, Lake Tillery and surrounding landscape, especially when the leaves have all fallen off the trees. There are about nine trails to choose from at the Morrow Mountain […]

Lake Norman, North Carolina, Travel

Lake Norman State Park Hiking With Young Kids

Covering over 32,475 acres and with 520 miles of shoreline and a surface area the man-made Norman Lake in North Carolina is known as the “inland sea” and has been a travel destination for over 50 years and a reliable source of power and water for the region. When we first moved to Charlotte and were researching easy hikes with […]

Huntersville, North Carolina, Travel

Is the Carolina Renaissance Festival Worth a Visit?

We had no idea when we first moved to North Carolina that we’ll be that close to a Renaissance Festival and not just any, but one of the biggest in the country. We continuously made plans year after year to go visit, but because we’ve never been to one, and having no idea what it’s like, we wanted to check […]