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Welcome to Rutherford County, North Carolina

Have the time of your life in Lake Lure & the Blue Ridge Foothills of Rutherford County, NC, the famous film site of “Dirty Dancing.” Home to Lake Lure, Chimney Rock, Rutherfordton, Spindale, Forest City and Bostic, there is a world waiting for you to explore, enjoy and love.

Trip Ideas

Family Fun Abounds in NC

Go ahead – goof off! Our lake, streams, trails and parks provide the perfect avenue for letting your imagination run wild. Lake Lure and the... Read More

7 Spots for the Perfect Picnic

Explore the Blue Ridge Outdoors this Summer

Don't Miss these NC Summer Festivals and Events

Lake Lure/Rutherford County - Best Mountain Lake Getaway - The Carolinas 2016

Lake Lure Wins Official Best of Mountain Getaway