The Tiny North Carolina Mountain Town You Must Add To Your Summer Bucket List

While many people head east to the beaches during the heat of summer, there’s something amazing about heading west. Cool temperatures, mountain views with abundant greenery, waterfall swimming holes, and charming mountain towns. While many are popular summer pitstops, others fly a but under the radar. With a population of just over 100 residents, the unique mountain ‘village’ of Chimney Rock is a unique pitstop and day trip between other adventures.

Wondering what all to do in Chimney Rock State Park? Read our comprehensive guide here. Nearby you’ll find the beautiful Lake Lure as well as the charming town of Rutherfordton.