With a chill in the air, the most delightful part of winter in Lake Lure & the Blue Ridge Foothills is Christmas. Being here during the holiday season is like entering a Norman Rockwell Christmas card. Explore not just one, but five quintessential small towns sprinkled with all the trimmings you
Experience famous film locations, outdoor activities and fun adventures in Lake Lure, Chimney Rock and Rutherford County, in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Western NC.
Friday, September 29, 2017 7:00 AM by Rutherford County Tourism
The magic of fall is in the air, the time of year when shorter days and cooler nights spark the human imagination and stimulate feelings of nostalgia and comfort. Here in Lake Lure and the Blue Ridge Foothills, you can discover the brilliance of this season through several distinctive experiences.
Friday, September 29, 2017 6:00 AM by Rutherford County Tourism
Do you need your daily coffee fix even on vacation? Check out our small town coffee shops for your daily dose.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 9:00 AM by Rutherford County Tourism
Since the beginning of time, murals have told stories of the world’s history and its people from cave drawings by ancient cultures to ornate paintings in the world’s most iconic destination, and the small spaces in between. The unique towns of Rutherford County, NC boast a series of murals that
Friday, September 15, 2017 9:00 AM by Rutherford County Tourism
You know the old adage “an apple a day keeps the doctor away?” The apple doesn’t always have to be fresh off the tree. Fall is the perfect time to visit an orchard or enjoy an apple pastry from a local restaurant or bakery. Here are some of our favorite apple treats in Lake Lure and the Blue Ridge
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 9:00 AM by Rutherford County Tourism
Named one of 10 “Great Destination Triathlons” in the United States by Complete Tri, the Lake Lure Olympiad is a family-friendly event that boosts competitive courses, entertaining activities, and diverse adventures all taking place in the majestic foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. This
Monday, August 7, 2017 3:00 PM
Go ahead – goof off! Our lake, streams, trails and parks provide the perfect avenue for letting your imagination run wild. Lake Lure and the Blue Ridge Foothills is a place where family fun and adventure collide. Whether you are looking to plan a scavenger hunt down one of our many trails or play indoors during a rainy day, our small towns have everything you need to have the time of your life.
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 a challenge to land on that one choice that everyone will love equally the same.
That’s where the classic “American Picnic” can become the great
Monday, June 26, 2017 1:00 PM by Rutherford County Tourism
The annual Dirty Dancing Festival at Lake Lure. Photo by John Fletcher.
Have the time of your life with these 8 summer events in Western North Carolina
Fireworks and Festivals in Lake Lure & the Blue Ridge Foothills
LAKE LURE, N.C. (June 26, 2017): Steeped in tradition, summers in Lake Lure & the
Thursday, June 15, 2017 8:00 AM by Rutherford County Tourism
From beginners to extreme outdoor enthusiasts - and all abilities in between – Lake Lure & the Blue Ridge Foothills packs in a variety of scenic trails, sure to provide ample natural distractions for a day, a weekend or an entire season.
Whether you hike, bike, paddle or stroll, you will have the
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