To our friends, visitors, local businesses and stakeholders- we're all in this together.

To our friends, visitors, local businesses and stakeholders- we're all in this together.

With LoveThe RCTDA continues to closely monitor the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as it relates to our Nation, North Carolina and Rutherford County.Our top priority is always the safety, health, and wellbeing of our community, its residents, and visitors.  We understand that these times are confusing and can be difficult for many.  We encourage you to continue supporting each other and our community's small businesses and ask that you reference individual websites and social media platforms for updates on local businesses and events. At this time and until further notice, our two Welcome Centers are closed and the Tourism Development Authority office is seeing guests by appointment only.  Please call 828.207.6013 or email Taylor at Taylor.Hardin@rutherfordcountync.gov if you have any questions or to make an appointment.

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Rutherford County Info

Have the TIME OF YOUR LIFE in Lake Lure & the Blue Ridge Foothills, famous for its starring role in the film “Dirty Dancing!” The quaint towns of Rutherford County are conveniently located between Charlotte and Asheville, and just an hour north of Spartanburg, making it the ideal springboard to a bevy of regional attractions. Home to outdoor adventures, scenic driving tours, small towns and iconic landmarks like Chimney Rock, we invite you to unplug from your daily grind and recharge your mind, body and relationships. Explore more about the area by clicking on the "See More" menu above on the left hand side.