Carowinds is approximately 45 minutes south on I-77. This is an all-day fun filled amusement park for people of all ages. The park sits on over 100 acres in both NC and SC and consists of roller coaster rides, live shows, Boomerang Bay water park, food, and gift shops. For more information, visit the website at www.carowinds.com.
Approximately 30 minutes south in Mooresville, this is a 3.5 mile drive thru animal farm. There are about 750 different animals to see. With advanced reservations, you can also go thru by horse drawn wagon tours. For more information, call 704-663-5100 or visit the website at www.lazy5ranch.com.
Old Salem Gardens and Museums is located approximately 45 minutes East of the Statesville/I-77 KOA. This is an historical attraction depicting life during the early south. Guests are invited to take advantage of tours, shopping for treats and souvenirs, dining, and many fun hands-on activities and events offered each year. For more information, please visit the website at www.oldsalem.org.
Zootastic Park is located south of the Statesville/I-77 KOA and offers a variety of fun for all ages. You can visit the Western World and enjoy live performances, lunch, and the candy shop. Then, you can wander the Safari Trail or visit the Barnyard Petting Zoo. There's an exciting time to be had for everyone. For more information, visit their website at www.zootasticpark.com.
The Mooresville Visitors Bureau is a great source of information for the Mooresville and Lake Norman area. The center is open Monday thru Friday 9am until 5pm. They can assist with ordering a visitors guide, upcoming events, Mooresville attractions, and dining.