Boating & Fishing at Lake Norman

Boating & Fishing at Lake Norman

While we may be a little biased, we tend to thing that Carolina Hideaway is one of the best vacation rental homes on Lake Norman, we can’t overlook the biggest star of Lake Norman…the lake! Many of our guests leave great reviews of their time at Carolina Hideaway and activities on the lake. If you’re looking to spend some time on the water during your visit to Lake Norman, please check out the helpful links below. Boat Rental @ Lake Norman Lake Effects We have a boat rental place that we like a lot. The boats are nice and clean, and the pricing is good. They are close, they deliver and pick up your boat. Please check out Lake Effects at 980-395-3980. They know the Hideaway well and have deliver to us regularly. Their email is info@lakeeffectsboatrentals.com and their website is http://www.lakeeffectsboatrentals.com/. John or Walt will take good care of you. Make sure you tell them that you’re staying at the Hideaway. Fishing Guides @ Lake Norman These two groups come highly recommended. While the owners at Carolina Hideaway haven’t personally used their services, we’ve heard great reviews from guests and locals. If you hire either of these guides please share your feedback with us! Ty-1-On Fishing Guide Service: http://www.tyoneon.net/index.html Fish On Lake Norman: http://www.fishonlakenorman.com/ Public Landing – Boat Launch @ Lake Norman Pinnacle Shores Very close to the house by water. It is right next to the Blue Parrot Restaurant in Mooresville, just off Route 150. (Restaurant address is 169 Pinnacle Lane, Mooresville NC 28117). If you put your boat in here, take a right when you enter the main channel...
Five Tips on Finding the Ideal Lake Norman Vacation Rental Home

Five Tips on Finding the Ideal Lake Norman Vacation Rental Home

If you’d like to rent the perfect vacation home on Lake Norman, you’ll want to ask a number of questions to help ensure you have a great vacation. Here are just tips on How to Find a Lake Norman Vacation Rental Home: Are there things to do at the house? What activities exist at or near the vacation home? Is there a fire pit? Games?  A movie theatre? A beach area? Outdoor ping pong? Kayaks? Is your Lake Norman vacation rental in a private setting? Some neighbors are very close (and not all are happy about their neighbors renting their homes). Is the water in front of the home of adequate depth? Some vacation rental homes on Lake Norman are in coves and may have shallow water in late summer in a dry year. Is the boat traffic heavy in front of the vacation home? In some areas, particularly in the southern part of the lake, the boat traffic can be very heavy on weekends? Is the owner service oriented? If an owner doesn’t return your calls or emails promptly BEFORE they have your money, imagine how service-oriented they’ll be (or not be) after they have payment. Lake Norman is a fabulous lake. Picking a vacation rental home on Lake Norman can be a tricky experience. Ask owners lots of questions and make sure the reviews on the home are positive. Learn from others’ experience! We’d like to think that the Carolina Hideaway is the ideal vacation home on Lake Norman. We look forward to helping you and your family create once-in-a-lifetime memories at our home — and then having...