North Carolina Log Cabin  rental 

THE GATHERING PLACE

Mike & Carol Whalen

 Home:  407-847-6790     Fax:  407-847-3368

      Cell Mike:  321-258-3950     Cell Carol:  407-729-0108

E-mail:  mwhalen@northcarolinalogcabinrental.com

Downtown Rutherfordton:


Visual Arts Center

Antiques

Kidsenses - a hands on museum

Variety of small shops to explore



​Spindale & Forest City (Only a 5 or 10 minute drive from downtown Rutherfordton), both of these small towns offer a variety of unique shops to spend a day looking for that special antique or a one of a kind gift.


Forest City has most of all the fast food chains. It also has a Chili's and a Fatz Cafe. There are a number of large grocery stores, along with a Walmart, for all the supplies you may need.



Restaurants in Lake Lure:


Larkin's on the Lake

Lastrada at Lake Lure

The Backdoor Restaurant & Bedrock Lounge

Lakeside Pizza 


Arts & crafts

Biltmore Estates

Blue Ridge Parkway

Chimney Rock State Park

Dupont Forest

Fishing

Gold Panning

Golf

State Parks



There is so much to enjoy in the western North Carolina mountains. Below is a list of the outdoor activities and restaurants in Rutherfordton. You can also visit the Chamber of Commerce in Downtown Rutherfordton for additional ideas.


OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES;