Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) at Tryon Resort is one of the world’s premier equestrian lifestyle destinations. With onsite shops, dining, entertainment and plans for more, non-equestrian visitors are equally marveled by the Tryon Resort experience.
Things to Do in Lake Lure NC and Fun Activities in Nearby Towns
Discover all the fun activities and adventurous things to do in and around Lake Lure. From hiking, biking, boating, and zip-lining to exploring the beautiful parks, wildlife, and cultural attractions ... there is truly something for everyone.
Hiking Trail Guides
AroundLakeLure.com brings you our best picks for packing in a day of fun in the sun enjoying our area parks, paths and scenic trails in and within a short drive of Lake Lure, NC.
The Profile Trail is a backcountry trail on the west side of Grandfather Mountain beginning in Banner Elk, North Carolina. The trail follows the Watauga River, with many creeks and streams throughout the hike. This is a great day trip to take from Lake Lure.
Our alphabetical guide for exploring Lake Lure, North Carolina. Whether it’s fun on the lake, in the mountains or exploring the surrounding areas, it’s the hub for all things fun.
Enjoy this list of favorite waterfall hikes around Lake Lure, NC. All waterfalls are within an hour of Lake Lure Town Center. Includes pictures, facts, highlights and links to trail reviews.
For most kids, when you grow up in a small town, you can’t wait to leave. Coming back to Spindale, NC has me longing for it. List of what I miss.
Rutherfordton, NC launches four new trails perfect for walking, running and family outings – The Gold Mile, Historic Downtown Walking Tour, Kid’s Main St. Safari and The Purple Martin Greenway.
Detailed Trail Review of Catawba Falls hike located in Old Fort, NC. One of the best waterfalls in WNC we’ve had the privilege to explore! Located on an isolated tract of Pisgah National Forest property, it’s dog-friendly, has great trails and amenities and the waterfall itself is a breathtaking 100-foot fall with multiple cascades and levels.
Pearson’s Falls is located in Saluda, NC within a 268 acre Botanical Preserve. Pearson’s Falls is a spectacular 90′ tall, 30-40′ wide, multi-tiered waterfall. This easy hike is perfect for everyone to enjoy!
Learn all about the history and future of North Carolina’s most iconic landmark, Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock Park. A legacy of brothers told by Todd Morse.
Detailed Trail Review: Hike the trail to Little Bearwallow Falls, a 100-foot cliff and waterfall. Enjoy views of Hickory Nut Gorge, creek crossings and beautiful Little Bearwallow Falls.
Discover these 11 Spring Ephemerals Native to Lake Lure and Hickory Nut Gorge. Fun facts, beautiful pictures, and tips for finding them on your walk or hike.