Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! If you’re looking for a romantic getaway or something special to do with your favorite Valentine this year, look no further than Chimney Rock, North Carolina. From outdoor activities like zip lining and exploring nearby parks, to cozy dinners at local restaurants with spectacular views, there’s a number of fun adventures to have in Chimney Rock this Valentine’s Day.
Anyone looking to put some adventure in their Valentine's Day plans will love zip lining through the air over Hickory Nut Gorge’s incredible forests and streams. Spend the afternoon hiking through Chimney Rock State Park while admiring the lush nature trails with breathtaking views from atop Chimney Rock Mountain, or take your mountain biking to the next level on the banked turns and berms of Buffalo Creek Park’s trails.
If you're searching for a bit more romance, hike over to Hickory Nut Falls in Chimney Rock State Park and bask in the mist of this 404-foot natural wonder, then meander down the road to take a magical stroll through the floral majesty of Lake Lure's Flowering Bridge. Known as “The Gateway to Somewhere Wonderful”, its enchanting gardens and butterfly trails are guaranteed to take any romantic journey to new heights.
Hungry for local cuisine in an agelessly inspiring atmosphere? Enjoy the old-timey charm of the Stagecoach Saloon at the Broad River Inn, get in touch with your inner carnivore at the Chimney Rock Smokehouse, or simply kick back and watch the world go by at the Riverwatch Bar & Grill. Craft beer aficionados will love Chimney Rock’s Hickory Nut Gorge Brewery. Complete with an impressive selection of local craft beers on tap, locally sourced sandwiches, and a view that’s beyond compare. When wine is the perfect accompaniment to your adventures, Burntshirt Vineyards Tasting Room & Bistro can’t be beat. From delectable wines to perfectly paired nibbles all served with a spectacular view - there’s no way you can go wrong.
When you’re looking for adventure that embraces every aspect of Valentine's Day fun, Chimney Rock, North Carolina promises plenty of romantic moments that will make your day one you won't soon forget! Make the short drive on up - magical memories that last a lifetime are waiting here for you.