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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.

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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.

Family Fun Abounds in NC

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.

In Lake Lure & the Blue Ridge Foothills, it’s a year of Milestone Anniversary Celebrations

Lake Lure, N.C. – From the town’s founding 90 years ago to the 30th anniversary of the “Dirty Dancing” movie that was largely filmed here, plus two splendid hotels celebrating milestone birthdays, 2017 marks

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

Ways to See Fall Color

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 2:00 PM

Hike it, drive it or be mesmerized by Fall Color

When it comes to ways to enjoy the leaf season that blankets Western North Carolina in vivid colors, the preferences are as boundless as the possibilities. The vast expanse of forested terrain in Lake Lure and the Blue Ridge Foothills make it one of