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.

Can I find a vacation rental around Chimney Rock?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 759 vacation rentals near Chimney Rock. From 329 Cabins to 336 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Chimney Rock for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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: 250 vacation rentals
  • Sunset Cove: 95 vacation rentals
  • Biltmore Village: 17 vacation rentals
  • Kenilworth: 515 vacation rentals
  • West Side Historic District: 50 vacation rentals

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

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

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

  • Lake Lure Flowering Bridge: 1,808 vacation rentals
  • Chimney Rock Gemstone Mine: 1,866 vacation rentals
  • Chimney Rock Adventure Golf: 1,850 vacation rentals
  • Hickory Nut Gorge Brewery: 1,872 vacation rentals
  • Asheville's Fun Depot: 2,189 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Chimney Rock listed on HomeAway 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. HomeAway has 329 Cabins in Chimney Rock. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Chimney Rock include:

  • Houses: 336 rentals available
  • Cottages: 329 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 329 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 126 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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