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Lake Lure, NC Travel and Vacation Getaways

Lake Lure, North Carolina Attractions Considered one of the most beautiful man-made lakes in the world, Lake Lure is nestled within the Hickory Nut Gorge surrounded by the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains. The Rocky Broad River winds right through this charming mountain resort community, beckoning tourists and locals alike to enjoy its scenic lakes, rivers and full range of outdoor offerings. Come enjoy Lake Lure, NC and experience unmatched mountain hospitality found nowhere else in Western North Carolina.

Lake Lure, North Carolina Vacation Destination

Lake Lure is packed with an endless list of outdoor offerings. If waters sports are your thing, a day of fishing, kayaking, canoeing and sailing are just for you. Rent a paddle boat at Lake Lure Marina or slide down the refreshing water slides at Lake Lure Water Park. If you're in the mood for a little rest and relaxation, sunbathe or picnic along the Lake Lure Beach. Skilled and amateur golfers will enjoy teeing off at the Lake Lure Municipal Golf Course or the Rumbling Bald Resort Golf Course.

Lake Lure is a world-renowned getaway to exciting outdoor activities like hiking, river rafting and sightseeing. Head to Chimney Rock State Park, Pisgah National Forest, and the Great Smoky Mountains. Nearby Asheville, the largest town in Western North Carolina, showcases America's largest home, Biltmore Estate. No matter what you're in the mood for, you're sure to discover it right here in Lake Lure. Start your Lake Lure vacation planning today!

Lake Lure Travel Tips

  • Packing tip - Pack a swimsuit, sunglasses and sunblock if you're looking to experience outdoor water sports, swimming or river rafting. Golfers - bring your club, this is golf country.
  • Best attractions/tourist spots - With its scenic bays, inlets and shimmering coastline, Lake Lure is considered one of the most beautiful man-made lakes in the world.
  • Great time of year to visit - A summer break or fall getaway in Lake Lure is sure to be an unforgettable occasion.

Weather - Climate (average high temperature)

  • January: 52°F
  • February: 57°F
  • March: 65°F
  • April: 74°F
  • May: 80°F
  • June: 86°F
  • July: 89°F
  • August: 87°F
  • September: 82°F
  • October: 73°F
  • November: 63°F
  • December: 54°F

Nearby Cities/Towns

  • Asheville, NC
  • Boiling Springs, NC
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Gatlinburg, TN
  • Greenville, SC
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Spartanburg, SC

Nearby Airports

  • Asheville Regional Airport
  • Medical Facilities
  • Rutherford Hospital
  • St. Luke's Hospital
  • Park Ridge Hospital
  • Mission Hospital