Mooresville offers a breathtaking panoramic vision of a charming, yet booming town. It is accessibly located on Lake Norman, as the lake is one of the largest attractions, especially when the warm weather rolls around. Mooresville is located north of Charlotte and slightly south of Hickory. Are you ready for a road trip? Travelers can continue north, toward Virginia, or turn back south, toward Charlotte and even further into South Carolina. Interstate 40 runs from the east coast to the west coast. If you take Interstate 40 East, then you’d end up in the Triad area of the state, which includes: Winston-Salem, Greensboro, and Raleigh (the state capital). If you take Interstate 40 West, you’d be on your way toward Hickory, or even further, toward Asheville and the mountains. Lucky for us, Mooresville is very conveniently located within hours of some sandy beaches, and majestic mountains.
Lake Norman is hands-down one of the biggest attractions in the Mooresville area. Lake Norman is the largest man-made body of fresh water in North Carolina. The lake itself, spans over 30 miles long and 9 miles wide, with over 500 miles of beautiful shoreline. With hundreds of little coves, the maximum depth is over 100 feet so you can take the boat out, go fishing, go swimming, or simply soak up the sun! With that being said, Lake Norman may draw a lot of people to this area, but it also keeps even more people here in this area.
The Mooresville Graded School District gained notoriety for the early adaption of an academically successful digital learning program, which provides each student with proper technology to integrate for classroom use, along with homework and studying outside of class. Dr. Mark Edwards was named the American Association of School Administrator’s Superintendent of the Year in 2013, solidifying the area’s commitment to education. Even if you don’t choose to live in the specific districts that are included for The Mooresville Graded School District, then there are plenty of other wonderful and elite schools around. This just gives you an idea of how education begins to establish how far Mooresville has come, with their many different schools and systems in place.
Mooresville has earned the nickname of “Race City USA”. You may be wondering, how is this possible? Various NASCAR teams and drivers call Mooresville home. Some call it home for their race shops, some for personal residence, or even some for a summer vacation get-away home. Mooresville is the hub for NTI, the NASCAR Technical Institute. Here, they train and prepare over 160,000 people for careers in the automotive industry. Some businesses in the area have also adopted the popularity of the racing brand. The Pit Indoor Kart Racing is a place where any person of any age can have a great time, so this would be a place to let loose and have some fun. The Pit has activities such as indoor go-karts, laser tag, black light mini-golf, arcade games, and billiards. You can also spend a day visiting the NC Auto Racing Hall of Fame, or the Memory Lane Motorsports and Historical Automotive Museum, to get more background insight of how much the automotive industry has affected a town, such as Mooresville.
Whether you’re looking for fun shopping, fine-dining, outdoor activities, etc., Mooresville has it all! The Super Target makes it extremely convenient to get more than one errand done, and knock a couple of things off your to-do list. Epic Chophouse and Caruso’s are only a couple examples of the fine-dining that is offered here, in Mooresville. If you’re seeking an outdoor activity in the area, then The Lazy 5 Ranch is the perfect start. You’re able to feed and pet all different types of zoo animals, so everyone has a good time. The Lazy 5 Ranch is family and kid-friendly, while it may also be a fun date or activity to get you outside on a sunny day. With that being said, these are just a few ways that Mooresville offers a variety of ways to maximize your local experience.
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