- Emerald Hollow Mine
City Name: Statesville
Distance from Hotel: 2 MI/ 3.22 KM
For outdoor fun, check out Lake Norman State Park, just 13-miles from our hotel in Statesville, NC. The park has two lakes, including the largest man-made lake in the state, Lake Norman. Enjoy activities such as camping, boating, hiking, fishing and more.
Located just 17-miles from our hotel in Statesville, NC, Hiddenite Gems is the only emerald mine the country open to the public for prospecting. Check out the three large, state-of-the-art sluiceways, where you can sift through buckets filled with ore.
Sorrento Pizzeria and Italian Restaurant
Very relaxing atmosphere, great service, and excellent food. Family friendly environment.
Location: 0.5 MI/ 0.8 KM
Serves: Lunch, Dinner, Dessert
Phone Number: 1-704-8780550
Don't Go Home Without
NASCAR fans love to visit the Richard Petty Motorsports Museum and Gift Shop in Statesville. Lodging here situates you just seven miles from the museum, which has memorabilia from popular drivers, including team members Kasey Kahne and Elliott Sadler.
The National Balloon Rally, the second oldest balloon rally in the country, was first started in 1974 in north Statesville. Lodging here puts you just five miles from the rally's new home, the Statesville Airport. The event hosts up to 80,000 people.