Mooresville is located across the Iredell County line above Davidson, Mooresville continues Lake Norman’s east-side building boom. The growth and development have been at a rapid pace and it’s not stopping soon!
Known as Race City USA for its abundance of NASCAR teams and shops, Mooresville’s population doubled in the 1990s. It is home to Dale Earnhardt Incorporated. Today the town has about 38,000 residents, that number continues to grow every year.
Recreation in the Mooresville area includes Queen’s Landing, home of the Catawba Queen and Lady of the Lake, Mississippi paddlewheeler replicas that cruise Lake Norman year-round for lunch, dinner and sightseeing. Queen’s Landing also features a family entertainment center with two 18-hole mini-golf courses, bumper boats, a restaurant and deli/bar.
The Lazy 5 Ranch features more than 750 animals from six continents, including giraffes, buffalo, antelope, deer, elk, camels, reindeer, long horn cattle, zebras, llamas, pigs and goats. There’s also a petting zoo, horse barn, playground and picnic area.
Equally family friendly is Carrigan Farms, a pick-your-own Mooresville farm that grows strawberries, peaches, asparagus, apples, pumpkins, tomatoes, corn and other seasonal vegetables. It also has a Quarry for swimming and jumping off of rocks! A great family friendly activity.