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Chimney Rock State Park
Chimney Rock State Park
Owner description: Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park is an international outdoor destination in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western NC, attracting visitors from around the world. Highlights... more Owner description: Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park is an international outdoor destination in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western NC, attracting visitors from around the world. Highlights include:- 75-mile panoramic views overlooking Lake Lure- 404-foot waterfall, one of the highest of its kind east of the Mississippi River- The Last of the Mohicans scenes were filmed here, and Dirty Dancing was filmed in adjacent Lake Lure- ancient geologic formations- 198-foot tunnel & elevator inside the mountain- five scenic hiking trails- guided rock climbing & moreThe Park's modernized elevator offers a handicap-accessible 35-sec. ride to the iconic Chimney, an alternative to "nature's Ultimate Stairmaster," the Outcroppings trail. Chimney Rock has something for everyone from the family-friendly Great Woodland Adventure trail to the stunning Skyline trail to Exclamation Point. Recognized as one of the Southeast’s most iconic outdoor attractions, Chimney Rock is located 25 miles southeast of Asheville on Highway 64/74A in Chimney Rock, NC. less
Attraction type: Observation Decks & Towers; Geologic Formations; Parks; Hiking Trails
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Chimney Rock Gemstone Mine
Chimney Rock Gemstone Mine
Owner description: Come experience the excitement of prospecting for gemstones! We are located on the banks of the Rocky Broad River in historic Chimney Rock Village (just 20 minutes from... more Owner description: Come experience the excitement of prospecting for gemstones! We are located on the banks of the Rocky Broad River in historic Chimney Rock Village (just 20 minutes from Asheville). Rock & minerals of all kinds have been found like:Emerald, Ruby, Garnet, Peridot, Amethyst,and many more! We provide the equipment & we guarantee a find every time. less
Attraction type: Mines
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Rocky Broad Riverwalk
Rocky Broad Riverwalk
Attraction type: Scenic Walking Areas
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Lake Lure Flowering Bridge
Lake Lure Flowering Bridge(Lake Lure)
Attraction type: Bridges; Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Beach at Lake Lure & Water Works
Beach at Lake Lure & Water Works(Lake Lure)
Attraction type: Beaches
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Medina's Village Bistro
Medina's Village Bistro
Ranked #1 of 14 Restaurants in Chimney Rock
Price: $5 - $33
Cuisines: American, Soups
Good for: Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Riverwatch Bar & Grill
Riverwatch Bar & Grill
Ranked #2 of 14 Restaurants in Chimney Rock
Price: $3 - $16
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub, Grill
Good for: Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Old Rock Cafe
Old Rock Cafe
Ranked #3 of 14 Restaurants in Chimney Rock
Price: $6 - $9
Cuisines: American, Cafe
Good for: Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Coffee on the Rocks
Coffee on the Rocks
Ranked #4 of 14 Restaurants in Chimney Rock
Price: $1 - $6
Cuisines: Cafe
Good for: Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
The Esmeralda Restaurant
The Esmeralda Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 14 Restaurants in Chimney Rock
Price: $15 - $25
Cuisines: American
Good for: Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Falls Country Motel
Falls Country Motel
$59 - $109
Ranked #3 of 4 Hotels in Chimney Rock
Evening Shade River Lodge & Cabins
Evening Shade River Lodge & Cabins
$59 - $150
Chimney Rock Inn
Chimney Rock Inn
$82 - $137
Ranked #4 of 4 Hotels in Chimney Rock
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

The Esmeralda Inn
3.5 of 5
The Esmeralda Inn
$165 - $571
Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Chimney Rock
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River House at Chimney Rock
3.5 of 5
River House at Chimney Rock
$154 - $643
Ranked #1 of 5 Chimney Rock B&B and Inns
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Carter Lodge
2.5 of 5
Carter Lodge
$132 - $197
Ranked #2 of 4 Hotels in Chimney Rock
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