Welcome to Rutherford County

The Blue Ridge Mountains. The South Mountains. We’re home to Lake Lure, Chimney Rock and “small town friendly” cities such as Forest City, Rutherfordton, Spindale and more. Come relax and play in the Blue Ridge foothills of Western North Carolina.

Cycle NC Mountain Ride & Festival
August 1st at Morse Park Meadows. Cycle NC returns to Lake Lure's majestic Hickory Nut Gorge for the third mountain ride event on August 1-2. T....
Dirty Dancing Festival
August 14-15 at Lake Lure. This swooning, crooning, dancing festival was founded in 2010 in Lake Lure, where much of the original motion picture ....
Lake Lure Olympiad
August 14-16 at Rumbling Bald Resort in Lake Lure and Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park. Kids and grownups can compete for medals and shar....
Hot Nights, Cool Rides
August 15th in Forest City. From custom-built Rat Rods to luxurious Lamborghinis valued at $500,000, this 400-vehicle car, truck and motorcycle s....
 
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News & Blog: Lake Lure & The Blue Ridge Foothills

Post: Jun 23, 2015

GET ON THE WATER – SERIOUS LAKE FUN STARTS HERE

How do you get on the lake? You’ll need a permit to put your own boar in the water. Take it easy and rent from one of the providers listed below (no permit needed for that), or take it even easi....

Post: Jun 14, 2015

YOU CAN FLY ME TO THE MOON IF WE CAN STOP FOR A $100 BURGER FIRST

By Culinary Expert and Charlotte, NC Food Writer, Heidi Billotto, heidibillottofood.com/ Just an hour and half drive away from Charlotte, it would never, ever occur to me to fly into Rutherford Cou....

Post: Jun 11, 2015

LAKE LURE FEATURED BY TRIPADVISOR

Lake Lure Featured As One of 12 Scenic Vacation Destinations You Never Knew Were So Beautiful. “The world is a beautiful masterpiece but it is often the lesser-known, hidden gem destinations t....

Post: May 21, 2015

CAMPGROUNDS IN THE FOOTHILLS OF NORTH CAROLINA

We offer a remarkable diversity in our campground offerings. You’ll find both mid-range and uber-swanky RV parks. You can stake your claim at a real gold mine or delight in a destination designe....

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In Lake Lure
2932 Memorial Hwy. (US-64/74)  Lake Lure, NC  28746

Lake Lure, Chimney Rock and "Small Town Friendly" Destinations
Chimney Rock, Lake Lure, Forest City, Rutherfordton, Spindale, Union Mills, Bostic, and Ellenboro.

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