Lake Lure

Lake Lure
Jun 2023
A Lake Lure house is reimagined to revolve around family

Aug 2021
The new Youngs Mountain Trail in Rutherford County reaches spectacular vantages

Aug 2021
After so many months of cancelled and postponed events, the urge to get together and celebrate is palpable. Here to satisfy is a season of great gatherings bursting with local culture: From woolly worms, elk, and Bigfoot to mountain arts, food, music, and more, these festivals truly have something for everyone.

Jun 2021
These novel stays offer the fun of camping and creature comforts

Sep 2020
Four classic fall drives for motorists

Jun 2020
From famed film locations to captivating vistas, Lake Lure and Chimney Rock have it all

Feb 2020

Feb 2020
Mark your calendar! From food and drink fêtes to cultural celebrations and musical blowouts...

Oct 2019
We asked chefs to spill the beans on their favorite local restaurants, bars, and purveyors, and the results offer a delicious insider’s guide to Asheville’s best eats and drinks

Aug 2019
25 fall foliage adventures that are big on color and light on crowds

Aug 2019
September brings opportunities for all ages to learn about winged migrations

Aug 2018
Distance: 20 miles round-trip - Difficulty: strenuous

Dec 2017
In the summertime, warm waters, cool nights, and unfiltered sunshine coalesce in a bucolic, unfettered burst of beauty. And There’s no shortage of ways to enjoy it; work up a sweat or take a cool dip—there’s something for everyone in this sweet season

Apr 2017
May debut could be the time of WNC's life

Apr 2017
Dive deep into the mountains’ greatest chasms

Feb 2017
Volunteer project cultivates community

Feb 2017
Celebrate our anniversary with top 10 lists of local albums, books, fishing spots, movies, restaurants, and more

Feb 2017
Unique farm to mug blends

Jun 2016
The scoop on Western North Carolina’s big-screen debuts

Apr 2016
After a century of state parks, Western North Carolina’s are more popular than ever

Dec 2014
A Polk County entrepreneur’s soap business is making waves in biofuels research

Jun 2014
Difficulty: moderate Length: 3.5 miles round-trip

Jun 2013
At just 18, Chef Michaila Cowles Cosmus welcomes diners to Huckleberry’s in Lake Lure

Mar 2013
Lake Lure residents envision a greener future for a decommissioned historic bridge

Jun 2012
With a long history in tow, Lake Lure Ski Club keeps up the action

Dec 2011
If you’re feeling left behind in fitness-forward WNC. Don’t. It’s not about who wins the race or who’s the most flexible yogi. Exercise is about finding an activity that moves your body and spirit. Check out this beginners' guide to get you hooked on cycling, running, or yoga, complete with inspiration from three folks who’ve already found what they love to do.

Sep 2011
Autumn is upon us, and you can park yourself in the backyard and watch the leaves put on a show.

Jul 2011
It's stand-up paddleboarding, and it's riding a wave of popularity on lakes and rivers

Aug 2010
Shimmy, shag, and sway at Lake Lure’s inaugural Dirty Dancing Festival

Oct 2009
Recapping the good, the bad, and the ugly of 2009

Sep 2009
Every rock climber starts life as a gravity-respecting mortal

Sep 2009
Celebrate Oktoberfest at these top spots for German cuisine

Jul 2009
Turn off the Wii, and shut down the computer for fresh-air adventures

Mar 2009