Get a FREE Case Review
Call Today: (800) 559-5741
Available 24 Hours, 7 Days A Week

A & A Coronavirus Update: We are open and working hard for our clients. If you've been injured, you can hire us from the comfort of your home and we can start working on your case immediately. Click here for more information.

Best Lakes in North Carolina

Summertime may not be officially here, but very few are still thinking “spring.” Now that the days are heating up, you and your family are looking for ways to cool off. Fortunately, there are great lakes in North Carolina that are only a few hours’ drive away no matter where you live. Here are five of the best lakes in and around the state.

1. Lake Lure

Just 90 miles from Charlotte, Lake Lure is most famous as the setting for Dirty Dancing. Drop your romantic notions and get your mind in adventure mode. When you visit this fabulous location, you have access to rock climbing, traveling on zip lines and horseback riding. If you are looking for an afternoon that is a bit more on the relaxing side, sit down in a tube and float lazily down the river.

2. Lake James

A similar distance from Charlotte as Lake Lure, Lake James is equally as exciting if a bit more sedate. The tranquil setting is a must-see for nature lovers. Take a trip down the river by boat, pontoon, canoe or kayak and take in all that the wilderness has to offer. The wilderness area covers more than 3,000 acres and is nothing short of amazing.

3. Lake Rabun

You will find Lake Rabun in Geogia, just a 3 hour drive from Charlotte. You may think that you don’t want to drive that far, but once you get to the lake you will wonder why you’ve never been there before. You will be able to take part in all of the typical lake activities, but nearby attractions are what make this lake worth the trip. Farmers’ markets, an artist retreat and Tiger Mountain Vineyards shouldn’t be missed.

4. Lake Oconee

Also in Georgia, this lake provides a sort of laid back luxury that is hard to find elsewhere. This lake is more vacation than day trip and features a spa, golf courses and nearby towns with quaint shops and eateries. Lake Oconee is the perfect spot if you are looking for a weekend getaway with your significant other or a pampering vacation for one.

5. Lake Norman

This lake is massive and only 30 minutes from Charlotte. With a 520-mile shoreline, you will feel like you’ve traveled far from home and entered another world. The lake does have a reputation for parties and powerboats, but don’t let that put you off. There are a variety of activities that are suited to those just looking to spend a day unwinding by the water.

Everyone needs to get away now and again, and those living in North Carolina have an amazing opportunity to do so. The choice of lakes withing a few hours’ drive ensure that you never have to spend a weekend at home unless you choose to do so.

Please remember to stay safe while you are on the water. If you happen to be involved in a boat accident in Charlotte, please call our accident attorneys. We will review the details of your accident at no cost to you and advise you of your options.

Posted In: Boating Accident
Call Today - FREE Consultation No Fee Until Recovery! 800-559-5741

The list of prior client settlement results and client reviews/testimonials, do not constitute a promise of any particular result in any particular case, as each and every case is unique. Each case was handled on its own merit, and the outcome of any case cannot be predicted by a lawyer or law firms past results.

If a recovery or settlement by trial is made, the client will be responsible for costs advanced in addition to attorney fees. Client remains responsible for costs, expenses and disbursements, including medical bills, within the scope of representation. The attorney’s contingency percentage will be computed prior to the deduction of expenses from the total recovery.

The principal office for Auger & Auger Law Firm is located at 717 S. Torrence St., Suite 101, Charlotte, NC. The attorneys and staff of Auger & Auger Law Firm work and process all of the firm’s files at the principal office location in Charlotte, NC. Other office locations listed on our website are satellite offices that are not staffed daily. Satellite offices are operated for the convenience of our clients and who live outside of the Charlotte, NC metro area and are unable to meet with us at our principal office location. All meetings at our satellite offices must be made by appointment only. Phone numbers for satellite offices forward to our principle office location in Charlotte, NC.

DMCA.com Protection Status