6 days in Lake Lure & Old Fort Itinerary

6 days in Lake Lure & Old Fort Itinerary

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6 days in Lake Lure & Old Fort Itinerary

Start: Lake Lure
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Lake Lure
— 3 nights
Drive:  45 min
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Old Fort
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
End: Lake Lure

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nights
Lake Lure

Lake Lure is a town in Rutherford County, North Carolina, United States. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cowpens National Battlefield and The Bechtler House. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Broad River Greenway and The Gem Mine. Change things up with these side-trips from Lake Lure: Flying Cloud Farm (in Fairview), Green River Plantation (in Rutherfordton) and The Bostic Lincoln Center (in Bostic). And it doesn't end there: whizz through the canopy at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks, snap pictures at Lake Lure Flowering Bridge, explore the landscape on two wheels at Greenway Bike Trail, and relax in the rural setting at Buck Creek Trout Farm.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Lake Lure itinerary planner.

Expect a daytime high around 78°F in May, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lake Lure

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Marion, Rutherfordton, Broad River Greenway, The Bostic Lincoln Center, Cowpens National Battlefield
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Zipline
The Bechtler House ©
The Bechtler House
Cowpens National Battlefield ©
Cowpens National Battlefield

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Old Fort

Old Fort ©
Old Fort is a town in McDowell County, North Carolina, United States. On the 13th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Mountain Gateway Museum, then make a trip to Davidson's Fort Historic Park, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Andrews Geyser.

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Drive from Lake Lure to Old Fort in an hour. In May, daily temperatures in Old Fort can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. On the 14th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Old Fort

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

E.H. Sloop Chapel
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Andrews Geyser ©
Andrews Geyser
E.H. Sloop Chapel ©
E.H. Sloop Chapel
Mountain Gateway Museum ©
Mountain Gateway Museum

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