What a lovely way to spend Mother’s Day than on Lake Norman!! Now that we are all getting back to normal, it’s wonderful to celebrate all those holidays that we missed in 2020. And mother’s everywhere deserve to spoiled and loved on! To show her how much you appreciate her this Mother’s Day, we have compiled a shortlist of great gift ideas that are both time and cost-effective to begin the day:
- A fresh pot of flowers (McLeod Organics)
- Photobook filled with memories
- Spa Day (Dancing Leaf Spa)
- Wine bottle (Davidson Wine Company)
- A gift card to her favorite restaurant
- Lake Norman branded cup or travel mug (VisitLakeNorman)
- Mini travel bag
- Kitchen set
- Candles/Jewelry (Moxie Mercantile)
What better way to take in the day with your mom than going on a hike or a bike ride? Lake Norman has a number of trails and greenways you can embark on! Jetton Park has a 1.5 mile loop that offers beautiful views of the lake and a beach area to enjoy the views. Another great waterfront park to check out is Ramsey Creek Park as they have a Patriot Pier providing a peaceful atmosphere to really spend quality time with mom. Fisher Farm Park offers 4 miles of biking trails that suit any level of bikers from beginners to advanced! Located in Huntersville, Latta Nature Preserve has over 16 miles of trails!
Now is a great time to start learning how to cook, but in case you don’t feel comfortable making dinner for your mom, you can always resort to ordering takeout or making a reservation at her favorite spot. We suggest you visit our Lake Norman Restaurant page for information on the different types of restaurants in the area. Many locations have been offering great deals on their social media pages so keep an eye out! Red Rocks Cafe has a special brunch menu. There are tons of different options in the Lake Norman area moms will love. whether she wants Mexican (Sabor, Carrburritos, El Toro), Asian (eeZ Fusion, House of Taipei, Kabuto Steak House), American (Alton’s Kitchen & Cocktails, Bad Daddy’s Burger, 131 Main) or Italian (Antico Italian Restaurant, Brixx Pizza, Mama Mia Too), there’s a restaurant for everyone to enjoy.
Now that you and mom are full, the night is still young. There are tons of activities to do around the Lake Norman area that will be fun for mom or the whole family. For the mom that loves wine, we recommend visiting Davidson Wine Company in Davidson to shop their variety of locally made wine in the area. They also offer wine testing to figure out which taste is just right. Once you figure that out, you will be able to make a custom wine label to fit on the perfect bottle for you or mom. If mom wants to go out on the water, there are several places that offer boats and jet skis rentals in the area as well. For family fun, Frankie’s Fun Park is a great place to go with arcades, go-karts, laser tag, and more.