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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Riverwatch Bar & Grill

379 Main St., Chimney Rock, NC 28720

American Grill with fast friendly service and great food. Come by and enjoy a nice meal sitting outside on the riverside deck. For lunch you will find appetizers, soups & salads, burgers and seafood. Many items from lunch can be found on the dinner menu; plus steak and seafood entrees, pasta, wings, and more! Don't forget to check out the largest and best selection of local and NC Craft Beers and Wineries in Hickory Nut Gorge! Open every day except Wednesdays.