Destination guide

Historical Rutherfordton will entice you

The area's history and culture are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Rutherfordton. Revered for its mountain views, coffee shops and lake, this city is both relaxing and walkable. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Rutherfordton

Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Rutherfordton a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bubba's Fun Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Forest City Golf Course (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Cleghorn Plantation Golf and Country Club (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Tryon International Equestrian Center (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Mountain Brook Vineyards (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Parker-Binns Vineyard (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Rutherfordton

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Rutherfordton is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lake Lure (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Lake Lure Beach and Water Park (15.9 mi / 25.7 km)
  • Lake Lure Flowering Bridge (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
  • Foothills Equestrian Nature (16.9 mi / 27.1 km)
  • Chimney Rock State Park (17 mi / 27.4 km)
  • Needle's Eye (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Rutherfordton

The nearest airport is in Asheville, NC (AVL-Asheville Regional), located 33 mi (53.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Greenville, SC (GSP-Greenville-Spartanburg Intl.), which is 36.1 mi (58.1 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Rutherfordton?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 804 holiday lettings around Rutherfordton. From 324 cabins to 384 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Rutherfordton?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Rutherfordton:

  • Garner Cove: 42 holiday homes
  • Firefly Cove: 44 holiday homes
  • Cheshire: 30 holiday homes
  • Stonecrest: 28 holiday homes
  • Sunset Cove: 88 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Rutherfordton? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Rutherfordton. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Tryon International Equestrian Center: 1,127 holiday lettings
  • Green River Plantation: 751 holiday lettings
  • Cleghorn Plantation Golf and Country Club: 701 holiday lettings
  • Swannanoa Valley Museum: 2,090 holiday lettings
  • Old Fort Monument: 1,329 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent Cabins in Rutherfordton?

Yes, of course. offers 324 Cabins in Rutherfordton. Our other popular types of Rutherfordton holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 384 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 324 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 50 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Rutherfordton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 129 holiday homes with pool available in Rutherfordton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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