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Things to Do in Cornelius North Carolina

Mar 14

Cornelius North Carolina is a charming small town in Mecklenburg County, and just a short drive from the big city of Charlotte. It is home to some of the most beautiful homes for sale along Lake Norman and it's also a great place to raise a family!

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Cornelius, NC is a lovely lakeside community full of great restaurants, breweries, parks and attractions! From a day at the beach to a night out on the town, there is always something to do here!

The Great Outdoors

Located on the shores of Lake Norman, Cornelius is a wonderful place to go hiking, boating and skiing. The city is surrounded by some of the most gorgeous parks in the area and if you love nature, then you will not be disappointed here!

The Historic Old Town

The Old Town of Cornelius is a lively little spot with a charming historic centre which is constantly re-inventing itself to attract tourists and locals alike. It's an ideal destination for families and couples to spend a day exploring and enjoying.

History buffs will enjoy visiting the Cornelius Historical Museum which is one of the most interesting museums in the state's Piedmont region. The museum tells the story of Cornelius's rich tobacco history and is well worth a visit.

Beer and Wine lovers will find many options for their beverage needs at the Cornelius Drafthouse which has 16 craft brews on tap. The atmosphere is nice here and they have a lovely patio to enjoy your drink while listening to some music!

Restaurants and Bars

There are so many fantastic restaurants to choose from in Cornelius, with a variety of different cuisines to try. Some of our favourites include The Harp & Crown which has a cozy pub feel and traditional Irish and English dishes, Mac's Speed Shop which serves up delicious barbecue with plenty of live music and events to enjoy, and the Waterman Fish Bar, which offers an incredible selection of fresh seafood dishes!

For more of a casual dining experience, Hello, Sailor is a waterfront restaurant serving up some delicious dishes such as their spicy chicken sandwich and NC trout. For something more sophisticated, the Port City Club is another great option.

The Peninsula

The Peninsula is a beautiful community in Cornelius that offers a stunning golf course, clay tennis courts and fitness facilities. It's also home to a country club with a superb dining experience, and it has plenty of activities to keep you entertained throughout the year!

A lot of people are moving to Cornelius because it is close to Charlotte, so if you are looking for a new job in the city, then you will be happy to know that it is only a 30 minute drive away. This makes it a perfect location for those who work in the city but want to have a relaxing day outside!

Real Estate

The real estate market in Cornelius is thriving and there are lots of wonderful properties to choose from. If you are interested in buying a home in Cornelius, then it is important that you have the right real estate agent on your side.