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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Experiences

Visit during the spring and enjoy the early burst of color or spend some time with us over summer vacation; rent a lake house, take a boat tour, hike a trail, or attend a festival.  Prefer to travel in the fall, take a scenic drive on country roads lined with rich hues of red, orange and gold or see it all up close by exploring one of our many trails or parks that reward those that choose to hike. Just make sure you don't count us out for winter travel because we have one of the best light displays in the country, not to mention hometown Christmas parades that make you feel like you've traveled back in time.  Choose your adventure and we will see you soon.

Posts from September 2019

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