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the only thing missing is you

Located on Lake Wylie, in Charlotte North Carolina. Long Cove Outdoor Resort is an ideal glamping and boating destination that is fun for the whole family.

Long Cove was opened in the 1970's as an outdoor family club and marina. In 2016, it was purchased for redevelopment as a glamping destination. Glamping is the rave in Europe and sweeping the US as the ideal "outdoor experience without the mess." The soul of Long Cove will live on with a modern touch and shabby chic ambiance harkening back when families spent quality time in the outdoors together.

Long Cove is the very first glamping destination in Charlotte, North Carolina. Long Cove offers its members a plethora of outdoor activities, including an RV campground, a year-round marina, lake front cottages, brand new "Park Model" cabins, boat rentals, beach yoga, and more. The breathtaking views and convenient location in Charlotte, NC make Long Cove Resort the ideal stay-cation and affordable family getaway.



(704) 588-1467



14629 Rainbarrel Rd.
Charlotte NC 28278


13000 S Tryon St. Suite F-221 Charlotte NC 28278



W-Sa 11a–6p
Su Noon–5p

Closed Tuesdays


Glamping Cabins

Come enjoy the great outdoors in our brand new glamping cabins. That's right, glamorous camping is all the rave! It gets you outdoors and away from the city, while allowing you to enjoy the comforts of a crisp and clean cabin. You are sure to enjoy our memory foam queen size bed and fully stocked kitchen. But don't take my word for it, book today and try it out for yourself.


Private Bedroom

Fall asleep to the sound of the birds chirping and the soft crash of the waves on the lake. This queen size bed with memory foam mattress is designed to give you the best sleep you have had in years. 


Bunk Room

These built in bunk beds are perfect for kids or adults. Each bunk has a sliding window, so you can let in the  fresh air. Each bedroom outlet come with USB plugins to make it easy to charge tablets and cells phones. 


Full Kitchen

Our 'tiny house' kitchen is fully stocked so you can prepare meals with ease. Our housekeeping makes certain everything is clean and fresh for your arrival. If you don't feel like cooking, don't worry, there are plenty of great restaurants near by. 



The Cove cottage and cabins have been designed with you in mind, providing the perfect family get-away or corporate retreat. The cozy cottage comes with everything you need to make your stay as comfortable as home.

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Cozy Cottage

This quaint cottage is located right on the water. Parking is directly in front of the cottage. From the deck you can watch the boats come and go while you sip your wine or sit and talk in the cool breeze.

Full kitchen

The kitchen is fully stocked with everything you need to cook up your 'catch of the day with pots, pans, utensils, flat top stove, full size refrigerator and more. Stop by the local grocer on the way in and then settle down for a relaxing weekend.

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Bedding and Towels

At the end of a long day enjoy comfortable memory foam full size beds. You can expect fresh linens and towels every with your stay. We want your children to be able to enjoy the beauty of nature for years to come, so we try to make our footprint a little smaller by providing 100% natural, biodegradable shampoo, conditioner and soaps. All cleaning supplies are also ecologically friendly.