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Moments That Matter

Imagine a place, where you can escape the hustle and bustle, the traffic, and the commotion. Where you can truly relax and unwind and take a deep breath and feel the fresh, mountain air. Where you are surrounded by history and breathtaking views. Where you can slow down and forget about the time. 

The busyness of our daily lives often causes us to forget to stop and enjoy the simple moments that matter most. Lake Lure, Chimney Rock, and The Blue Ridge Foothills invite you to come create your moments that matter with us.

Welcome to Rutherford County, NC

Lake Lure and the Blue Ridge Foothills is an ideal destination all year long. Four distinct seasons offer visitors an abundance of opportunities to create unique experiences each time they visit. Join us in the spring as nature comes to life in our greenwaysparks and trails or spend your summer by the lake enjoying the cool water on a hot summer day. Relish in the peace and quiet as you meander down scenic country roads surrounded by the brilliant colors of fall that blanket the mountains, or spend the holidays entranced by a magical display of over a million Christmas lights and downtown carriage rides.

Offering a variety of affordable lodging from private mountain cabin rentals to historic B&Bs, Lake Lure and the surrounding small towns of Chimney Rock, Rutherfordton, Forest City, Bostic and Spindale make Rutherford County the perfect place to spend your next vacation!

Trip Ideas

Would you like a scenic view with that meal? Why...

Lake Lure, North Carolina is best known to visitors for the remarkable, panoramic sights seen from every direction. Whether you are on the lake, in... Read More

Purple Martin Greenway Sensory Trail

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Bring Fido and Enjoy this N.C. Pet Getaway

Jumping off into adventure