Do you love the wave of the checkered flag, the smell of burnt rubber in the air, and the roar of powerful engines speeding down a raceway? StayLakeNorman has the ideal getaway for every motorhead with a racing getaway in Moorseville, North Carolina. Discover all of the things to do in Lake Norman and the surrounding area as we introduce you to Race City USA.

Remembering the Greats

Though many of the tracks are still in use and new generations of racers are making their debuts each year, we still love remembering the greats. When you stay with us at StayLakeNorman, there are numerous places to get your fill of history and remember some of racing’s most celebrated figures. From Dale Earnhart to Darrell Waltrip, you can discover some of history’s most significant faces and vehicles of racing. Memory Lane Motorsports and Historical Automotive Museum are one of many museums that showcase the timeline of racing in NASCAR.  The NC Auto Racing Walk of Fame, the North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame, and Dale Earnhardt Inc. are all fantastic places to see the vehicles and drivers of racing history in person. JR Motorsports, Kasey Kahne Racing, Kyle Busch, MTJ Motorsports, NASCAR Technical Institute, and so many more are also incredible ways to catch a glimpse inside the life of racing.

“Boogity Boogity Boys, Let’s Go Racing”

When you come to Race City USA, you can indulge in all of the different things to do in Lake Norman and Mooresville, but there is nothing quite like catching a race in person. Feeling the breeze off of the cars whizzing by, the roaring engines shaking the ground, and watching the spray of champagne as the winner celebrates crossing the finish line in person can’t compare to tuning in on the television. Mooresville Dragway has events every Thursday, and most weekends, so you can always find a motorsports event to get your heart pumping. Charlotte Motor Speedway, zMax Formula 1 Dragstrip, and The Dirt Track are also incredible places to watch drivers battler for the finish line. Experience your own highspeed encounter at PIT Indoor Kart Track or GoPro Motorplex. Strap in and get your game face on as you put the pedal to the metal and race to the finish line. Whether you have kids or are young at heart, there is something for everyone to enjoy in Race City USA!

A Racing Enthusiast’s Ideal Escape

During every adventure, having comfortable accommodations is an essential factor in ensuring your getaway is absolutely perfect. When you have experienced all of the racing adventures and visit the array of museums around Mooresville, you can return to your vacation rental for a relaxing evening by the water. Indulge in the myriad of things to do in Lake Norman and create memories that will last a lifetime at StayLakeNorman. What adventure will you embark on first?