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Small Towns and Scenic Drives You Don't Want to Miss this Fall

Welcome to the small towns of Lake Lure, Chimney Rock, Rutherfordton, Spindale, Forest City, Ellenboro and Bostic. What makes these small towns so unique?  Each town has something different to offer, and they are close enough to each other that you can explore them all in a weekend!  From main streets and side streets, to outdoor adventures and expansive views, there is a world waiting for you to explore, enjoy and love. Take a scenic drive, attend a local festival or explore their many parks and trails and experience fall color like never before.

Scenic Drives

Art Mural Tour

The unique towns of Rutherford County, NC boast a series of murals that speak to our history, our beauty, and our love of the arts. Download Map


Lake Lure Flowering Bridge

Trails and Waterfalls