Attractions


There’s a wide variety of area attractions just a short drive from our location. You will be able to find something for everyone in your group, whether it’s shopping, horseback riding, or spending some wonderful time outdoors.

Shopping


Historic Saluda, Tryon & Columbus, NC
http://www.nc-mountains.org/dining-and-shopping/shopping
For a rural county, we’ve got a great selection of shops to pique your interest and keep you coming back. Whether you want to buy original artwork or raid consignment shops for their great deals, you’ll be happy here. 

Rutherford County – http://www.rutherfordtourism.com/things-to-do/shopping
Visit Lake Lure & the Blue Ridge foothills for more local flare

Tryon Equestrian Center – http://tryon.coth.com/
You’ll find several shops adorning the arenas at this world class center.

Gaffney Premium Outlets – http://www.premiumoutlets.com/outlet/gaffney 
If you’re looking for a wide variety of brand outlets, look no further. Located 31 miles away from the lodge.

Asheville Outlets – http://www.shopashevilleoutlets.com/
Add a little mountain flare to your outlet experience. Located under 50 miles from the lodge.

Outdoors


Blue Ridge Parkway – 
www.blueridgeparkway.org
One of the most beautiful stretches of road in America. You’ll find several opportunities to stop and hike or have a picnic.

U.S. National Whitewater Center – www.usnwc.org
Home of the US Olympic Whitewater teams, this outdoor center will quench the thirst of adventure seekers of all ages. Ziplines, high ropes, kayaking, rafting, mountain biking, and more.

Chimney Rock – www.chimneyrockpark.com

Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park offers great activities for kids of all ages. From the amazing and interactive outdoor sculptures on the Great Woodland Adventure to the snakes and other critters at Grady’s Animal Discovery Den, your child, grandchild, niece or nephew is sure to enjoy this one-day youth ticket! Valid for ages 5-15.

Green River Gorge Zip Line – www.thegorgezipline.com

THE GORGE OFFERS A UNIQUE AND THRILLING TREE-BASED ZIP LINE CANOPY ADVENTURE IN THE FAMOUS GREEN RIVER GORGE IN SALUDA, NORTH CAROLINA.

Cleghorn Golf Course – www.cleghornplantation.com

Welcome to Cleghorn Golf and Sports Club at Tryon Resort (formerly Cleghorn Plantation), one of the best places to play golf in Western North Carolina.  Cleghorn is more than 18 holes of golf; it is an experience you will not soon forget.  The views, the George Cobb design (famous for Quail Hollow Club and Par 3 at Augusta National), and the pristine conditions will give you four hours of solid enjoyment.  Your best round at Cleghorn will have nothing to do with your score.  It will be about the challenge you face on every tee box and how you handle the 18 adventures in front of you.

Swamp Rabbit Trail – www.greenvillerec.com/swamprabbit/

Greenville Health System Swamp Rabbit Trail is a 21 mile multi-use greenway system that runs along the Reedy River connecting Greenville County with schools, parks, and local businesses. The GHS Swamp Rabbit will continue to grow  offering fun, non-motorized recreation and transportation opportunities wherever it goes.

Lake Lure – www.townoflakelure.com

The “allure” of Lake Lure is strong and many a visitor have made that life-changing decision to relocate here, building homes and lives for themselves and their families.

The moment you arrive in Lake Lure, it is obvious you are surrounded by beauty, unsurpassed anywhere else in Western North Carolina. Our river, streams and waterfalls converge into a perfectly sized 720-acre man-made lake. The lake, hydroelectric dam and the community was the dream of one man who envisioned a premiere resort area. 

Fly Fishing

Kayaking

Zip Lining