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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.

Like barbecue and baseball, the annual spring break tradition is a uniquely American phenomenon. Sure, other countries take a pause from the classroom grind, but in the United States, we take spring break so seriously that beginning as early as January, plans are perfected and the countdown

8 Ways to Beat the Heat this Summer in Western NC

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 6:00 PM

Click here to see our photo album of 8 ways to beat the heat!

Scorching summer heat is right around the corner in western North Carolina. If you like keeping things cool, or just want some shady adventure, here are some ways to beat the heat and enjoy outdoor adventures this summer in Lake Lure &

Here's your guide to Family Fun in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Explore 10 great ways to have a good time, from fishing to zip-lining to horseback riding to gem mining and more!

Go ahead and goof off. Our lake, streams, trails and porches provide the perfect avenue for letting your

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LAKE LURE, N.C. (April 29, 2016): Hike, bike, paddle or stroll and have the time of your life on more than 10 scenic trails in Lake Lure & the Blue Ridge Foothills. Home to Chimney Rock State Park and 27 miles of shoreline around