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The 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 828.287.6013 or email Taylor at Taylor.Hardin@rutherfordcountync.gov if you have any questions or to make an appointment. Click here to view our dedicated page & to stay informed throughout the Covid-19 crisis.

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We love giving residents and visitors different ways to enjoy our county, and with so many miles of Mother Nature’s beauty, one of the best is through our many scenic driving routes or downtown historic walking tours.

Tours throughout Rutherford County, NC

Taste of the Carolinas Foodie Tour

Tickle your taste buds with our Taste of the Carolinas Foodie Tour. Read More

Driving Tours


Group Tours