42 days in Lake Lure & Springfield Itinerary

42 days in Lake Lure & Springfield Itinerary

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Lake Lure
— 23 nights
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Springfield
— 18 nights

23
nights
Lake Lure

Lake Lure is a town in Rutherford County, North Carolina, United States. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Zipline and Bald Mountain Golf Course. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lake Lure: Tryon (Mountain Brook Vineyards, Overmountain Vineyards, &more), Chesnee (Cowpens National Battlefield & Carolina Foothills Artisan Center) and Tryon International Equestrian Center (in Mill Spring). There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park, discover the riches below the earth's surface at The Gem Mine, stroll around Morse Park, and admire the sheer force of Catawba Falls.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Lake Lure online tour planner.

Dallas to Lake Lure is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, subway, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Lake Lure is 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Dallas in May, with highs in Lake Lure at °F and lows at °F. On the 28th (Tue), you'll travel to Springfield.

Things to do in Lake Lure

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Saluda, Old Fort, Rutherfordton, Chimney Rock, Fairview
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park ©
Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park
Lake Lure Flowering Bridge ©
Lake Lure Flowering Bridge

18
nights
Springfield

Springfield ©
Kids will enjoy Fantastic Caverns and Room Escape Games. Explore Springfield's surroundings by going to Alley Spring Grist Mill Historic Site (in Eminence), National Tiger Sanctuary (in Saddlebrooke) and Osage Beach (Osage Beach Outlet Marketplace, Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf, &more).

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Springfield road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Lake Lure to Springfield takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and subway. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. In May in Springfield, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Springfield

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Osage Beach, Joplin, Camdenton, Ozark, Roaring River State Park
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Caverns ©
Fantastic Caverns
Ha Ha Tonka State Park ©
Ha Ha Tonka State Park
National Tiger Sanctuary ©
National Tiger Sanctuary

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