- The list below includes 132 free or cheap things to do in or near Cornelius, North Carolina, including 70 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Comedy Clubs, Dog Park and Mini Golf.
- From Visit Lake Norman to Jetton Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Cornelius and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Concord, Charlotte, Huntersville and Mooresville.
98% 42 votes
19900 West Catwaba Avenue Suite 102, Cornelius, NC 28031 MoreLess Info
Visit Lake Norman promotes the lake region, including Cornelius, Davidson, and Huntersville. Lake Norman is 34 miles long with 520 miles of shoreline, while the area surrounding it is filled with lots of activities.
Jetton Park is a 104-acre park that has a 1.5-mile trail that can be used for roller blading, walking, or running. The park also features a 1.3-mile bike trail, a formal garden, tennis courts, a playground, and picnic decks.
Situated on over 66 acres, Bailey Road Park features baseball, soccer and football fields, basketball and tennis courts as well as a disc golf course. The park offers picnic facilities, a playground, walking trails and a bandshell for events.
Located within Ramsey Creek Park, Swaney Pointe K-9 Park measures four acres and provides a fenced, off-leash area for canine recreation. It features grassy and wooded areas, a separate small dog field, drinking water and a double-gated entrance.
Measuring seven acres, Legion Park features a historic marker beside an old spring that once provided water for the town and served as a Revolutionary War encampment site. It offers a baseball field, picnic areas, a playground and walking trails.
92% 60 votes
18639 Statesville Rd, Cornelius, NC 28078 MoreLess Info
When the Zent Family moved to Cornelius, they discovered that their family could not play miniature golf so they launched Lake Norman (LKN) Miniature Golf. The 18 hole miniature golf course also offers birthday parties.
Situated on Lake Norman, Morningstar Marinas provides visitors with docks to board their boats and boat rentals to take out on the water. The marina has a two story clubhouse with amenities like an outdoor patio, kitchen, and meeting rooms.
100% 3 votes
17505 W. Catawba Ave. Waterstreet Seaport -Suite 130, 18919 W Catawba Avenue, Cornelius, NC 28031 MoreLess Info
A stand up paddle board and surfing outfitter, My Aloha Paddle & Surf, Inc sells a variety of equipment, accessories, and apparel. The company also offers surfing and paddle boarding lessons.