By | September 23, 2019

Squeeze in the last bit of summer fun in Lake Lure, Chimney Rock and the Blue Ridge Foothills!

Today is the first day of fall, but this warm weather isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. So grab your bathing suit and head to Lake Lure for a last minute family getaway!

You’ve had a heck of a week and want to get away. If staycations don’t sound enticing, and the thought of mega packing, planning, & travel costs brings feelings of despair, the answer to your wanderlust may only be an hour or two of a car ride away!
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If relaxing and unwinding is more your speed as summer winds down…

Breath in through your nose, relax and exhale slowly out of your mouth. It’s time for a mental health day. Find serenity at one of Rutherford County’s award-winning budget-friendly resorts.
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Feeling Crafty? (Craft Beer That Is!)

Nestled serenely in the North Carolina foothills, is a place where the history of craft beer is as rich and regionally fascinating as the brews themselves. While many areas of NC have become well known brew aficionado meccas, some of the best secret gem brew houses have sprung up in Rutherford County.
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Tips For Travelers!

Art Lovers

Don’t miss our Mural Tour through Rutherford County

Coffee Lovers

Find your next coffee fix at one of the lovely coffee shops around Rutherford County. Our website now has a category so you can search and try them all!

Upcoming Events!

Pimento Cheese Jubilee
September 28, 2019
11:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Forest City Pavilion On Park Square (POPS)
Price: free
Hilltop Fall Festival
October 4, 2019 – October 5, 2019
Main Street Rutherfordton
Price: Free
Vintage Tin Car Show
October 5, 2019
8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Rumbling Bald Resort
Sammy Kershaw & Tuesday’s Gone Concert
October 12, 2019
7:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Forest City Pavilion On Park Square (POPS)
Price: $15 general admission
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Plan Your Visit!

Download or request our travel guide here or visit our website to start planning your visit to the charming towns of Rutherford County.