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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.

Category - Tours

Celebrate love, rekindle romance and take a break from it all in Lake Lure and the Blue Ridge Foothills. Set the course for a tranquil getaway and explore beautiful sites, natural settings and a diverse assortment of enchanting entertainment. Paint the town with the following guide to all of the fun

Top 10 Buzzworthy Moments from 2017

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 8:00 AM by Rutherford County Tourism

Make visiting Lake Lure & the Blue Ridge Foothills in 2018 one of your New Year’s Resolutions. These buzzworthy moments from 2017 are just a taste of what lies ahead in 2018. Don’t miss out this year. Plan your visit now and feel accomplished for already marking a “MUST DO” off your list!

Dirty Dancing Festival Girl's Trip

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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

Fall Foliage Driving Tours

Saturday, October 15, 2016 3:00 PM

Take a Fall Driving Tour around Lake Lure & the Blue Ridge Foothills

When it comes to ways to enjoy the leaf season that blankets Western North Carolina in vivid colors, a scenic driving tour is a tranquil and rewarding option. The vast expanse of forested terrain in Lake Lure and the Blue Ridge

Scenic Driving Tours Through Rutherford County

Friday, April 1, 2016 11:00 AM

We love giving residents and visitors’ different ways to enjoy our county, and one of the best is through our many scenic driving routes! No matter what season or purpose brings you to Lake Lure and the Blue Ridge Foothills, there’s always time for a lovely drive and more than enough natural beauty