A History of Planning

Creating a Sense of Place

From some of the community's earliest planning efforts, there has been a vision for a central gathering place where our collective livelihood and sense of community spirit fuses within a framework encompassing two of our most iconic landmarks – the Lake Lure beachfront and the 1927 Lake Lure Inn.

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The Welcome Center

Your Source for Visitor Info

A visit to our local Welcome Center provides an opportunity to experience a deeper connection to our area. Characteristics from the rich diversity of Rutherford County are blended together to reflect the history, culture and personality of our area.

Take a Peek Inside

2018 World Equestrian Games

Getting ready for the WEG!

Coming in September to Tryon, NC, the FEI World Equestrian Games™  is the major international championship event for the core equestrian disciplines. Think of it as the Olympics of horses! The event will be at the Tryon International Equestrian Center, just minutes from Lake Lure. 

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