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Delight in the riverside landscape of Chimney Rock

The area's art galleries and opera are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Chimney Rock. Travelers to this scenic city praise the riverfront, mountain views and hiking. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Chimney Rock

Are you looking for things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Chimney Rock has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Chimney Rock Gemstone Mine (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Fibber MaGee’s Adventure Golf (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Lake Lure Golf Club (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Canopy Ridge Farm (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Burntshirt Vineyards (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Chimney Rock

Travelers enjoy Chimney Rock for its riverfront, mountain views and lakeside setting. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Chimney Rock is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Needle's Eye (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Chimney Rock State Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Lake Lure Flowering Bridge (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Lake Lure Beach and Water Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Lake Lure (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • CMLC Florence Nature Preserve (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Chimney Rock

Fly into Asheville, NC (AVL-Asheville Regional), the closest airport, located 16 mi (25.8 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Chimney Rock?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 735 house rentals around Chimney Rock. From 295 Cabins to 354 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Chimney Rock is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Chimney Rock?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Chimney Rock:

  • Downtown: 264 vacation rentals
  • Kenilworth: 521 vacation rentals
  • Sunset Cove: 87 vacation rentals
  • Charlotte Street: 172 vacation rentals
  • East End - Valley Street: 211 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Chimney Rock?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Chimney Rock. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Lake Lure Flowering Bridge: 1,724 home rentals
  • Chimney Rock Gemstone Mine: 1,775 home rentals
  • Hickory Nut Gorge Brewery: 1,787 home rentals
  • Chimney Rock Adventure Golf: 1,762 home rentals
  • Biltmore Estate: 2,162 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Chimney Rock listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Chimney Rock?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 295 Cabins in Chimney Rock. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Chimney Rock include:

  • Houses: 354 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 295 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 295 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Chalets and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Chimney Rock?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 124 vacation homes with pool available in Chimney Rock.

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