Destination guide

Delight in the riverfront landscape of Chimney Rock

The area's art galleries and opera are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Chimney Rock. Travellers to this scenic city praise the riverfront, mountain views and hiking. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday 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 holiday 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 centre:

  • 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

Travellers 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 centre:

  • 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

Transport 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 centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Chimney Rock?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 715 holiday lettings around Chimney Rock. From 296 cabins to 340 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.

Can I rent a mountain-view property in Chimney Rock?

Mysterious and unforgiving, mountains are among the most ruggedly scenic formations on the planet. If you've ever yearned to experience mountain life, you're in the right place. HomeAway has no less than 456 alpine holiday rentals available. After a different holiday vibe? See if any of our other properties catch your eye. Our range here includes:

  • 226 mountainside holiday accommodation options.
  • 171 lakeside holiday accommodation options.
  • 167 water-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Chimney Rock?

If you're looking for a home away from home for your holiday, renting a whole house is a great idea. You and your group will have ample space for all sorts of holiday activities. There are 360 options currently on HomeAway. Prices begin at £30 a night. Or perhaps you'd rather choose one of the area's other popular self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • Cabin: 248 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £53 per night.
  • Cottage: 52 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £54 per night.
  • Condo: 27 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £109 per night.

Can I stay in Chimney Rock in a large group?

Getting together with family can be stacks of fun, particularly when you're under the one roof in an awesome new place! If you're visiting with a large group, HomeAway can help. Currently, house holiday rentals are popular for big groups of visitors here, and we have 74 listed on our database. Properties for rent in this area that can cater for large groups include:

  • Are you looking for places that can sleep 6 guests? We have 165 that will be ideal. Prices start from £73 per night.
  • If you've got 8 in your crew, you'll be happy to hear that there are 136 rental accommodation perfect. You can get one for as little as £72 a night.
  • Searching for properties for rent to suit 10 people? You'll be pleased to learn we have 82 that'll be ideal. You can get one from just £134 a night.

So don't worry! When you book with us you can bring along your uncle, your grandma and all your friends to Chimney Rock.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Chimney Rock?

Cut down on your accommodation costs by organising your stay with HomeAway. You'll find a range of fabulous holiday rentals and save heaps! When it comes to finding a terrific deal, your first stop should be Firefly Cove. Here, HomeAway has 33 holiday rentals at an average price of £121 a night. Another 42 HomeAway holiday rentals are available in or around West Side Historic District. With an average price of £122 per night, you're sure to snatch a deal worth telling your friends about.

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