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 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)
How to get there

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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Cornelius, NC?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 369 vacation rentals around Cornelius. From 283 house rentals to 42 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a lakefront property in Cornelius?

Watch as the breeze makes gentle ripples across the water and keep your eyes open for local birdlife. Lakes are some of the most breathtaking and tranquil places to escape to. If this sounds like your kind of vacation, you're in luck. Vrbo has 269 vacation properties near lakes available. Of course, that may not be quite your vacation style. Fortunately, Vrbo has loads more options, including:

  • 167 lake-view vacation rentals.
  • 138 water-view vacation rentals.
  • 132 shore-front vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Cornelius?

If you're looking for a home away from home for your trip, renting a whole house is a terrific idea. You and your crew will have loads of space for all manner of vacation activities. There are 261 houses currently available on Vrbo. Prices start from $85 per night. If that doesn't agree with your posse's taste, we've got a range of different property types to choose from, such as:

  • Condo: 28 vacation homes. Prices start from $74 per night.
  • Hotel: 21 vacation homes. Prices start from $76 per night.
  • Cottage: 19 vacation homes. Prices start from $165 per night.

Can I stay in Cornelius in a large group?

There's nothing better than being somewhere totally new with your friends and loved ones. And the good news is Vrbo has options suitable for large groups. House vacation homes are the leading choice for larger sized groups, with 23 listed here. The lodging options that are suitable for large groups in this area include:

  • If yours is a group of 6, we offer 59 vacation homes suited to that size. Book a night from just $95.
  • Keen to find somewhere for 8 guests? We have 49 that will suit. Prices start from $129 per night.
  • Organizing a trip away with a group of 10? We've got 44 vacation homes that will be perfect. Prices begin at just $132 a night.

You and all your besties will be well catered to when you book your Cornelius travels with us!

Where are the cheapest rentals in Cornelius?

Vrbo has an assortment of great cost-conscious rentals. Treat everyone to a fancy night out or stay a few extra nights with the pennies you'll have leftover. When it comes to finding a terrific deal, your first port of call should be Vineyard Point. Here, Vrbo has 5 rentals at an average price of $125 per night. You'll find another 44 Vrbo rentals waiting for you in or around Plaza Midwood. The average price in this area is $142 per night.

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