Destination guide

Take in the lakeside beauty of Cornelius

The area's festivals and art galleries are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Cornelius. Renowned for its lake, shopping and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. Charlotte Motor Speedway and Bank of America Stadium are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Cornelius

Are you looking for attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Cornelius a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Waterford Golf Club (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Birkdale Golf Club (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Mallard Head Country Club (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Rural Hill (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Mooresville Golf Course (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Skybrook Golf Course (8.1 mi / 13 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Cornelius

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Cornelius is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake Norman (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Latta Plantation Nature Preserve (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Allen Hills Park (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Village Park (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Sugar Creek Community Park (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Cornelius

Fly into Concord, NC (USA-Concord Regional), the closest airport, located 11.5 mi (18.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Charlotte, NC (CLT-Charlotte-Douglas Intl.), which is 17.6 mi (28.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Cornelius?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 323 vacation rentals near Cornelius. From 242 Houses to 38 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Cornelius for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Cornelius?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Cornelius:

  • Dilworth: 53 vacation rentals
  • Plaza Midwood: 43 vacation rentals
  • NoDa: 28 vacation rentals
  • Myers Park: 41 vacation rentals
  • Fourth Ward: 108 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I rent Houses in Cornelius?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 242 Houses in Cornelius. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Cornelius include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 38 rentals available
  • Cottages: 24 rentals available
  • Cabins: 24 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Cornelius?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 57 vacation rentals with pool available in Cornelius. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.