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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Fox Run Townhouse

180 Herman Wilson Rd., Lake Lure, NC 28746

The Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina have attracted visitors for decades. Far from the hustle and bustle of the city, this all-natural slice of North Carolina is the perfect escape for your next vacation. The mountains offer glorious biking, hiking and horseback riding trails. Stop at Chimney Rock State Park to spy some of the most unusual rock formations and cascading waterfalls you’ve ever seen. Or, hop in the car and head west to tour America’s largest private home, the famed Biltmore Estate.