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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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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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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.

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