Destination guide

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, NC?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 711 vacation rentals around Chimney Rock. From 295 cabin rentals to 335 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

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

Whether you're traveling 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: 254 vacation rentals
  • Sunset Cove: 87 vacation rentals
  • Kenilworth: 496 vacation rentals
  • Cheshire: 30 vacation rentals
  • Oakley: 48 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Chimney Rock?

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

  • Lake Lure Flowering Bridge: 1,654 vacation rentals
  • Chimney Rock Gemstone Mine: 1,721 vacation rentals
  • Needle's Eye: 1,720 vacation rentals
  • Chimney Rock Adventure Golf: 1,706 vacation rentals
  • Hickory Nut Gorge Brewery: 1,726 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Chimney Rock listed on Vrbo 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. Vrbo has 295 Cabins in Chimney Rock. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Chimney Rock include:

  • Houses: 335 rentals available
  • Cottages: 295 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 295 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals 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 129 vacation rentals with pool available in Chimney Rock. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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