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What Are The Best Rental Amenities in Lake Tillery, NC?

Top Rental Amenities in Lake Tillery, NC

There are in total of 15 rental amenities in Lake Tillery, shown above with the property numbers. In Lake Tillery, 179 rentals offer Air Conditioning, 175 rentals offer TV, 173 rentals offer Bed linens provided. So, if you need Air Conditioning during your vacation, use the Air Conditioning filter to compare these properties. Two amenities that are not typical are Hot Tub, Pool.

How Does The Vacation Home Rental Price Look Like in Lake Tillery, NC?

Vacation House & Condo Rental Price Information in Lake Tillery, NC

The graph shows the percentages of vacation homes in each price bucket. Lake Tillery has the largest percentage (22.58%) of homes in $100 - $150 price range.
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How Many Accommodations Are Pets Allowed in Lake Tillery, NC?
Percentage of Pet Friendly Rental Properties in Lake Tillery, NC
21.16% of vacation homes in Lake Tillery are pet friendly. If you have pet allergies, make sure to check the home property and see whether it is a pet-friendly vacation home or not.
Where Should We Visit in Lake Tillery, NC Area?
Points of Interests In Lake Tillery, NC

The most common & popular places (a.k.a points of interests) here in Lake Tillery are:

Where Are The Good Trails in Lake Tillery, NC?
Must Visit Trails In Lake Tillery, NC
Here are the trails we recommend in Lake Tillery: Hattaway Mountain Trail, Sugarloaf Mountain Trail, Morrow Mountain Loop Trail, Morrow Mountain Trail, Dutchmans Creek Trail, Uwharrie/Dutchman's Creek Trail Loop, Uwharrie National Recreation Trail, Keyauwee Supertree Woodrun Loop Trail, Supertree Trail, Woodrun Trail.
Where Are The Campgrounds in Lake Tillery, NC Area?
Campgrounds Recommendations In Lake Tillery, NC
The best RV campgrounds here in Lake Tillery are: Badin Lake Campground, Badin Lake Group Camp, Arrowhead Campground, Canebrake Horse Camp, Art Lilley Campground, Norwood Campground, High Rock Lake/Marina and Campground, Zooland Family Campground, Charlotte Motor Speedway Campground, Oasis of North Carolina RV Campground.
Where to visit in order to explore art and culture in Lake Tillery, NC?
Art & Culture Places

Stanly County Museum, located at 157 North 2nd Street in Abermarle, is about a half-hour from the lake. It offers insight into the people who have lived in Stanly County over the years, especially those who helped mold the cultural landscape of the county. Exhibits include a chronology of baseball in the area, Native American pottery, and restored pioneer homes.

When a French company began to work on a dam in 1913 where the Yadkin River narrowed, a town to house workers on that dam grew. The dam was to bring electricity to the area in order to construct an aluminum smelter. When World War I began, the French left and sold the entire project to ALCOA in 1915, but by 1917, the town, known as Badin had become permanent. The  Badin Historic Museum has a mission to protect the unique history of the town. Find them at 60 Falls Road in Badin.

A run-down “quadruplex,” a home that had been converted into four apartments, became available across the street from the Badin Historical Museum, the museum purchased the unit and, with the help of generous donors, has restored the home to look like a 1915 Badin residence. The Quadruplex Museum is open to the public and sits across from the museum.

The Firehouse Museum, also located near the Badin Historical Museum, houses a 1937 Ford American LaFrance fire truck, hose reel, and a significant collection of Badin Volunteer Fire Company memorabilia. There is a collection of 250 photographs from ALCOA files that depict the history of the Yadkin/Pee Dee River Valley.

What are the nightlife spots in Lake Tillery, NC?
Nightlife Spots

Bulldog’s Sports Bar & Grill is all about good friends, good times, good food, good music, and gorgeous motorcycles. The bar offers live music, open mic nights and more. There is a full bar serving cold beer, delicious wines and specialty cocktails. They are located at 134 Highway 740 Bypass East in Albermarle.

The Eagles Nest Bar and Grill located in the Tillery Tradition Country Club offers light pub fare and some of the best cocktails in the area. It is the perfect place to relax after a round of golf or just to stop in and have a drink with a few snacks. Find them at 214 Tradition Drive in Mt. Gilead.

Where are the hidden gems or unique spots to visit in Lake Tillery, NC?
Hidden Gems

If you are an adrenaline junkie, the Carolina Treetop Challenge is for you. It is a self-guided military-style challenge obstacle course in a forest setting. The course uses the natural environment to build a set of above-ground skill challenegs that cater to all skill levels. You begin your challenge with a safety lecture and equipment check at the welcome center. You start with the Green course, which is the beginner level and, once you have mastered that course, you can move to the Blue, Silver and Red Course. The final obstacle is the treetop obstacle course, also known as the Black Course. The challenge is located at 114 Rock Creek Park Drive in Albermarle, just a 20 minute drive from Lake Tillery.

Take yourself back to an earlier time when things were simple by taking in a double feature at the Badin Road Drive-in. The theater has two screens and plays many of the latest releases. There is a concession stand, games, and a playground as well. The drive-in is located at 2411 Badin Road in Albermarle.

How to get around in Lake Tillery, NC?

The closest airport to Lake Tillery, North Carolina is Charlotte Douglas International Airport which is about an hour and a half from Lake Tillery. You will need to rent a car to get to the lake.

How to plan 1 or 2 or 3-day trip itineraries in Lake Tillery, NC?
Trip Planning

On your first day at Lake Tillery, stop in at the Harbor Café for breakfast before taking a trip to Morrow Mountain and Uwharrie State Parks. Enjoy lunch at Off the Square and then take a horseback ride at The Fork Stables. Have lunch at the DeluxeGrill before heading to one of the many museums in the area. Finish your day with dinner and drinks at the Boathouse while listening to some live music.

The second day, have breakfast at Glory Beans Coffee House before taking on the Treetop Challenge. Once you have gotten your adrenaline pumping, head to some of the wineries in the area to calm your nerves. Have lunch at Lulu’s before visiting the Town Creek Indian Mounds and the Cotton Patch Gold Mine. Enjoy dinner at River Wild where you can also hear live music.

What does the calendar look like for local events & festivals in Lake Tillery, NC?
Local Events & Festivals

The Doyle Lawson Bluegrass & Quicksilver Bluegrass Festival, held at the Denton Farmpark in Denton, is about 45 minutes from the lake but is a great weekend of music. You may also get to meet and greet some of the bands and the entire family will enjoy the music. The festival is held in April at 1072 Cranford Road.

Held at the Lockhart-Taylor Center at South Piedmont Community College in Wadesboro, just a half-hour from the lake, the Christmas in November Art & Crafts Sale event brings vendors from all over Piedmont offering homemade items that would make the perfect gift. The college is located at 514 North Washington Street in Wadesboro.

Ten Days of Uwharrie, usually held in October, offers events that are held throughout the Uwharrie region. There are theatrical productions, barbecues, marathons, music under the stars, a Mayor’s walk, and ghost stories, just to name a few. The festival lasts for ten days to encourage people to learn more about the area and the Uwharrie State Park.

Also known as the “Flotillery,” the Parade of Lights event is held to celebrate the Fourth of July. Boats of various sizes are decorated with as many lights as possible before “parading” around the lake. The boat voted “Best Decorated, wins a prize.

What are the travel peak seasons in Lake Tillery, NC?
Peak Seasons

The average monthly temperatures in Lake Tillery are as follows:

  • January – low of 31F (-0.5C); high of 52F (11C)
  • February – low of 33F (0.5C); high of 57F (14C)
  • March – low of 40F (4C); high of 65F (18C)
  • April – low of 48F (9C); high of 74F (23C)
  • May – low of 57F (14C); high of 80F (27C)
  • June – low of 65F (18C); high of 87F (31C)
  • July – low of 69F (21C); high of 90F (32C)
  • August – low of 68F (20C); high of 88F (31C)
  • September – low of 62F (17C); high of 83F (28C)
  • October – low of 49F (9C); high of 74F (23C)
  • November – low of 40F (4C); high of 64F (18C)
  • December – low of 34F (1C); high of 55F (13C)

There are approximately 80 rainy days in the Lake Tillery area with the wettest months March and July.

What are the must-visit places in Lake Tillery, NC?
Must See Attractions

While visiting Lake Tillery, a visit to the Morrow Mountain State Park is a must. You can hike, camp, canoe, kayak, fish, swim, horseback ride, or just enjoy the scenery. There are more than 15 miles of hiking trails as well as 16 miles of trails dedicated to horses, all reaching from the top of Morrow Mountain to the lake. The lake has a boathouse that rents canoes and rowboats while also selling bait for fishing.

Another park to visit is the Uwharrie State Park, 50,000 acres of forest that includes the Uwharrie, Yadkin, and Pee Dee Rivers. This park also offers ample hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking as well as water activities. The forest is about a half-hour drive from Lake Tillery.

Taste some of the best wines in the region at the wineries in the area. Stony Mountain Vineyard, Little River Wines, Morgan Ridge Vineyards, Dennis Vineyards, and Uwharrie Vineyards offer locally created wines in varieties that are sure to please any wine lover. There are tastings available, or you can order wine by glass or bottle. There may be live music and food trucks as well, so you may find the perfect place to spend an afternoon.

What are the activities in Lake Tillery, NC that are family friendly?
Family Friendly Activities

Horseback riding is always a fun family adventure and The Fork Farm & Stables offers many different adventures to keep everyone entertained. Although they specialize in three-day excursions, they also offer short trail rides as well as clinics and shows. There are also pond fishing, hiking, and bike riding options. Find the Fork Stables at 3200 Fork Road in Norwood, just a 10-minute drive from Lake Tillery.

The Town Creek Indian Mounds offer a look back into the history of Native Americans from the area. This site has been researched extensively with Town Creek, which is situated on a branch of the Great Pee Dee, the focus of a consistent program of research over the past 50 years. This research has led to a deeper understanding of the original inhabitants of the area. It is located at 509 Town Creek Mound Road in Mount Gilead, just a 30-minute ride from Lake Tillery.

The historic Cotton Patch Gold Mine, located in New London, just 30 minutes away, began in the 1860s when a large vein of gold was discovered on Gurley Road in a cotton patch. The mine closed but reopened in 1958 when a new vein was discovered. In 1961, it opened for panners and is still open for those who may find gold buried in white quartz. They are located at 41697 Gurley Road.

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