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Five activity ideas at Lake Norman this Summer

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CHARLOTTE, NC - Summer vacation is an all-time favorite vacation for children, but it is certainly a challenging time for parents as they have to work as well as find activities to keep everyone entertained. Fortunately, there are always a bunch of things to do in Lake Norman. Here are some ideas:

1. Beat the heat indoors

Take a break from the hot summer weather to the indoor trampoline park of The Northlake Sky Zone. They offer plenty of attractions to entertain children such as the Ninja Warrior Course, Sky Slam, and Ultimate Dodgeball.

2. Enjoy a Staycation

A staycation can be the right choice to relieve the boredom and stress that accumulates at home. The Great Wold Lodge in Concord provides plenty of activities for both kids and adults including Summer Camp-in, yoga, storytime, attractions at its indoor water park, and more.

3. Explore Lake Norman's Parks

The local parks around Lake Norman offer a variety of ways to enjoy the summer outdoors. Kids can take a dip at Ramsey Creek Park's swimming beach, or play at Robbins Park's playground. There are free outdoor movies held in some of the parks where families can picnic together.

4. Try a lake adventure

Lake Norman provides various activities in its 520 miles shoreline that allows all kinds of watersport activities in summer. Paddleboards, canoes, and kayaks rental are available around the lake.

5. Sleep under the stars

Enjoy outdoor adventures at Lake Norman State Park such as hiking, swimming, mountain biking, fishing, and kayaking. Dragonfly Trail also provides educational exhibits and interactive programs to keep your kids company. Build a tent and sit around the campfire in the evening for some quality family time.

The Lake Norman is filled with other activities to keep you entertained all summer. Take advantage of this long holiday to spend time with your family. Visit for more information.

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