Lake Lure is a quiet mountain lake where the mountains drop down to the water. It's deceptively large due to it's shape. The lake contains a variety of coves so it appears small and quaint. Several movies have been filmed at Lake Lure including Dirty Dancing, My Fellow Americans and Firestarter.
The town of Lake Lure contains several nice restaurants and is located next to the tourist town of Chimney Rock. Cabins, hotels, motels and campgrounds are all located nearby.