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.
Post: May 21, 2015
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....
Post: Apr 30, 2015
You will never forget what we sound like. With an avid three-state following, our public radio station WNCW 88.7 FM sets the tone for our music. Famous for an eclectic line-up of performers and genr....
Post: Apr 17, 2015
You can’t spend a week in Western NC and not drive a portion of the Blue Ridge Parkway. This tour starts at The Welcome Center in Lake Lure and winds along the Parkway and through the Pisgah Nat....
Post: Mar 19, 2015
Question: What do you do with a beautiful 1925 bridge when it isn’t needed as a bridge anymore? Answer: Turn it into a community flower garden and pedestrian walkway. With more than 700 s....
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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