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 highlights

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.

Where to stay near Chimney Rock?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 756 holiday rentals near Chimney Rock. From 325 Cabins to 337 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Chimney Rock for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Oakley: 58 holiday homes
  • Hyman Heights Historic District: 26 holiday homes
  • Haw Creek: 36 holiday homes
  • Kenilworth: 507 holiday homes
  • Stonecrest: 28 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Chimney Rock?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Chimney Rock. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Chimney Rock Gemstone Mine: 1,826 holiday rentals
  • Lake Lure Flowering Bridge: 1,799 holiday rentals
  • Hickory Nut Gorge Brewery: 1,846 holiday rentals
  • Chimney Rock Adventure Golf: 1,833 holiday rentals
  • Jump Off Rock: 1,585 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Chimney Rock listed on Stayz 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 Chimney Rock?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 325 Cabins in Chimney Rock. Our other popular types of Chimney Rock holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 337 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 325 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 325 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Chimney Rock?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 125 holiday homes with pool available in Chimney Rock. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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