A holiday rental home in Flat Rock will put you close to all of the most popular activities and attractions. Each well-appointed home will provide you with everything that you will need to enjoy your stay. Your rental home will serve as a comfortable home base for all of your adventures.
Flat Rock is located in a beautiful part of North Carolina. You will feel as though you took a step back from the hustle and bustle to enjoy some downtime in the country. Visit an orchard to pick your own apples or take a canoe out onto the lake for a bit of fishing. Chimney Rock State Park is a great place to enjoy hiking. There are several trails that lead to a fabulous overlook with great views. Some of the trails that lead to the top are more challenging than others, so most visitors will be able to find a suitable trail.
Many interesting attractions are located near Flat Rock. The Connemara is a mansion that includes 22 rooms. It was built in 1838, but its most famous resident did not purchase the property until the 1940’s. Carl Sandburg, well-known author and poet, lived here for the last two decades of his life. Today, visitors can tour the home and see more than 30,000 artefacts, many of which had belonged to Sandburg. Several museums, such as The Antique Toy Museum, Colburn Earth Science Museum and the Mineral and Lapidary Museum are located nearby. The kids will love a stop to HandsOn! A children’s museum that encourages – as the name implies – hands on exploration.
There are a few chilly nights but, for the most part, the winter weather in Flat Rock is quite mild. The summers are warm and sunny. During the winter months the average low temperatures are between -3° and 3° C and the highs are between 9° and 15° C. During the spring the average lows are between 6° and 12° C and the highs are between 20° and 24° C. During the summer the average lows are between 17° and 19° C and the highs are between 27° and 29° C. There is between 88 and 130 mm of rain per month.
The closest airport to Flat Rock is Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSU), located 51 km away. Raleigh Durham International Airport (RDU) is another option and is located 154 km from Flat Rock. You will need a car for use during your stay.