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History Tours in Lake Lure & The Blue Ridge Foothills

Rutherford County is full of history and interesting facts that bring tourists back year after year. In the early years it was the gateway to the west and the location of the first newspaper, post office, and state charted school for Western North Carolina. Today, it serves as an ideal location to enjoy small town friendly, a lake escape, a top N.C. State Park, and an atmosphere that is easy to get lost in. Enrich yourself in the history-focused itineraries that guide you through our charming small towns. Click here to view historical sites.