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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

Explore the Blue Ridge Outdoors this Summer

From beginners to extreme outdoor enthusiasts - and all abilities in between – Lake Lure & the Blue Ridge Foothills packs in a variety of... Read More

Don't Miss these NC Summer Festivals and Events

Bring Fido and Enjoy this N.C. Pet Getaway

Our 9 Favorite Camping Destinations in Western NC

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

Lake Lure Wins Official Best of Mountain Getaway