Lake Norman is not only a beautiful lake with wonderful waterfront communities, it is also close to so many other lifestyles and cities. You don’t have to drive far from Lake Norman in any direction to find beautiful rolling farmland full of cotton, soybeans, corn and tobacco and picturesque old farms like the one above. On the other hand, Charleston SC is less than 4 hours by car, Wilmington and other beach communities are about a 4-hour drive, Asheville and the Blue Ridge Parkway are about a 90-minute drive, Atlanta and Washington DC about 5 hours.
This gorgeous photo was taken by renowned artist Cotton Ketchie, owner of Mooresville’s Landmark Galleries, who spends much of his time driving all over North Carolina and even summer trips around the country, taking stunning photos like this one. If you haven’t visited his store on Main Street in Historic Downtown Mooresville you should put it on your list for 2013! Continue reading