- Our list of the best things to do in Cornelius, North Carolina, features the top 173 nearby activities — including 66 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Cornelius, NC has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, and Sports & Fitness.
- The results below include the top 18 things to do within the city of Cornelius, NC , followed by 155 popular activities in nearby cities, including Charlotte, Concord, Mooresville, Huntersville, Kannapolis, Gastonia, Belmont, Statesville, Davidson, Salisbury and Matthews
95% 85 votes
20310 Chartwell Center Drive, Cornelius, NC 28031 MoreLess Info
Named after celebrated racecar driver Michael Waltrip, Michael Waltrip's Raceworld is a museum, archive and presentation space featuring a rotating series of exhibits relating to NASCAR. Raceworld's offerings emphasize Waltrip's career and that of his three co-drivers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
100% 6 votes
9216 Westmoreland Rd Suite A, Cornelius, NC 28031 MoreLess Info
A small, intimate black box style performance space that seats 55 people, The Warehouse Performing Arts Center hosts a variety of performances, including dramatic pieces, music concerts, and literary events.
90% 29 votes
10620 Bailey Rd, Suite E and F, Cornelius, NC 28031 MoreLess Info
Offering a number of events including musical performances, Ass Clown Brewing Company is a popular gathering spot in the small town of Cornelius. Using local ingredients, their wide array of handcrafted brews are also served and sold at the brewery.
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.
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.