- TripBuzz found 135 things to do with kids in or near Cornelius, North Carolina, including 123 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Concord, Mooresville, Charlotte and Huntersville.
- From Visit Lake Norman to Lake Norman (LKN) Miniature Golf, the Cornelius area offers 71 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Dog Park, Mini Golf and Playgrounds.
- Cornelius is situated along the shore of Lake Norman in North Carolina with many water-related recreation opportunities to enjoy. The town celebrates many events with activities designed to strengthen and build a community including: Earth Day celebrations, Parents' Night Out, 'Tawba Walk Arts & Music Festival, and Symphony in the Park.
Featuring a number of sports facilities, Winthrop Park can be used for tennis, basketball, football, baseball, softball, soccer, volleyball and disc golf. The park provides a children's playground, biking trails, picnic tables, shelters and a pond.
A 40-lane bowling center, Strikers Family Sportscenter offers open and league bowling with automatic scoring and bumpers. The center also provides a pro shop, pool tables, party hosting and a snack bar with food and drinks.
An entertainment center, Fun Factory features inflatable bounce structures along with a zip line. The center also offers an arcade with video and redemption games, a party room and party packages that include food and drinks.
A museum that offers educational activities and developmental play, the Main Street Children's Museum has weekly and seasonal events. The museum can be a host for birthday parties and offers guided tours and programs.
First opened in 1950 as a children's discovery center, the Museum of York County, has grown to include a large collection of exhibits on Africa and its animals. Visitors can also visit the planetarium, naturalist center, and the local landscape.