Welcome to Rutherford County! Do you like museums? Classic Cars, a Farmers Museum and Train Museums, our KidSenses Children’s Interactive Museum or the Bostic Lincoln Center -we say the birthplace of Abraham Lincoln, or Bechtler House where the first gold coin was made in the USA .
Hungry? We have everything from International cuisine to old country cooking, experience the entire gamut from casual to formal. You will want to explore our many unique shops for those treasures you’ve been looking for. Or check out a play, concert or baseball game. Like to be outdoors? Visit Chimney Rock State Park and Lake Lure. Enjoy hiking and canoeing one of our beautiful waterways.
There are more things to discover in Rutherford County than you can pack in a short visit!