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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

7 Spots for the Perfect Picnic

The perfect picnic all starts with the right backdrop When it comes to agreeing on things to do or places to eat during your summer getaway, it can be... Read More

Explore the Blue Ridge Outdoors this Summer

Don't Miss these NC Summer Festivals and Events

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