Lake Lure, NC

"Home of Chimney Rock"

Lake Lure Area Communities

Maybe you have never heard of Lake Lure of Rutherford County, but you may recognize this breathtaking location as the setting of the popular film Dirty Dancing!  If you are searching for a lovely Sunday drive, a beautiful lakeside property, or incredible outdoor views, look no further than Lake Lure.

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Lake Lure

Up for a swim, boat ride, or a walk along the lakeside beach? Lake Lure will take your breath away with its quaint town and gorgeous views.

Chimney Rock

Do you want a challenging hike with an incredible view at the end, or are more interested in looking from afar?  Either way, Chimney Rock is sure to impress.

The Flowering Bridge

The Lake Lure Flowering Bridge is a love letter to Western North Carolina's beauty. Tended by volunteers, the bridge is home to thousands of native plant species.

Lake Lure Dance Festival

The Lake Lure Dance Festival is an annual homage to Dirty Dancing which was filmed in and around Lake Lure.  Visit the film's locations or participate in the lake lift competition!

Main St. Rutherfordton

Located 16 miles east of Lake Lure, Rutherfordton is a quaint town for those looking for a quieter life or historic antebellum architecture.

Forest City Pavillion

Looking for a more suburban-rural mix? Forest City is the perfect place for a small-town feel that's not too far from larger cities.

Looking for Something Else?

Check out nearby areas: Asheville, Brevard, Hendersonville, Saluda or speak to one of our local experts to learn more!