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front porch of the blue ridge mountains

From horseback riding to visiting historical sites to everything in between. We are located in the foothills of western North Carolina and just a short drive to Lake Lure, NC home of the Dirty Dancing Festival, and Chimney Rock. Walking trails and museums, you will find an endless array of things to see and do.
Lake Lure and the surrounding areas are famous for hiking, bird watching, fishing (fly, spinning, lake and river), rock climbing, skiing, shopping, golfing, swimming and boating.
 There are a variety of activities including Horseback Riding, Horseback Riding Lessons, Horseback Trail Rides and a beautiful venue for special events. This is an adventure you don't want to miss at Cedar Creek Stables in Lake Lure, NC, to making the best vacation memories!
Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park is a fall color lover's feast, and a granite beacon for nature lovers––it even seems playfully crisscrossed with spectacular, yet safe, WNC hiking trails. They combine into NC mountain adventures postcard perfect settings.
The North Carolina golf community is famous world-wide, and courses like Meadowbrook Golf Course are a big part of the reason why. Tucked away in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Meadowbrook is built on the old Deck family farm. It has been family owned and operated since its inception in 1963.

Ready to get outdoors? There are endless outdoor recreational opportunities for all ages including hiking easy to strenuous trails, walking or biking paved greenways, or cycling on lightly traveled rural roads.

KidSenses offers visitors a wide array of fun, kid-friendly, educational, and interactive programs/activities. We offer: Programs, Camps, Field Trips, Birthday Parties, Interactive Exhibits, Exciting Events and more!
The Lake Lure Flowering Bridge blooms on the historic 1925 Rocky Broad River bridge in Lake Lure, NC. From the bridge, visitors can look upstream to view the famous Chimney Rock. Downstream the river flows into Lake Lure, surrounded by the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Enjoy our wines harvested from our beautiful vineyards situated in the Blue Ridge Province of the Appalachian Mountains. Burntshirt Vineyards also offers wine tastings, winery tours, weddings, events and rental properties.

SEPT 11 & 12, 2020

The annual Dirty Dancing Festival has taken over the beautiful town of Lake Lure, NC where much of the classic film "Dirty Dancing" was originally filmed.
Come to a place that is surrounded in history. Embark on a journey throughout the county in search of revolutionary trails, historic churches, and even an old moonshine route.
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