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Chimney Rock Travel Guide

Chimney Rock offers an escape to the mountains, with this town in North Carolina being a popular vacation spot for outdoor enthusiasts. Chimney Rock gives visitors the best of both worlds; an outdoor adventure awaits in Chimney Rock State Park, while the western town at the summit offers shops and restaurants to enjoy leisurely. From exhilarating hikes with stunning scenery to souvenir shopping, visitors have all they need in Chimney Rock. Shopping opportunities include gift shop, outdoor clothing stores and arts and pottery. When it comes to eating, there are cafés and delis to chill out or grab a snack to go.

Things to Do in Chimney Rock

Top things include exploring the wonders of Chimney Rock State Park. Visitors can make it all the way to the top by climbing 500 steps or taking the elevator. The summit boasts gorgeous views over the surrounding forests, Lake Kure and Hickory Nut Gorge. The Four Seasons Trail takes visitors through hardwood forest and wildflowers, while the Hickory Nut Falls Trail leads to a waterfall. There's also the Rocky Broad River trail for a less strenuous walk. For some evening family activities, make your way to Chimney Rock Gemstone Mine or the Chimney Rock Adventure Golf.

Best Time to Visit Chimney Rock

The best time to visit Chimney Rock is during the summer months. In addition, for the yellow, orange and red colors on the trees and spectacular scenery, visit Chimney Rock in fall.

Price and Availability Index in Chimney Rock

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Chimney Rock is in September, while the cheapest month is in March. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Chimney Rock is in the high season in July. Chimney Rock has its low season in February, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Chimney Rock tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Chimney Rock tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Chimney Rock

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Chimney Rock. The warmest months in Chimney Rock are June and May, when temperatures reach 91 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 8 ˚F. The wettest month in Chimney Rock is October with 9.68 inches of rain, while the driest month is February with 0.7 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Chimney Rock

At AllTheRooms.com we have accommodations from all of your favourite providers - VRBO, Airbnb, Homeaway and more. We have 133 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Chimney Rock ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Chimney Rock is available at $55 per night. On average, a place to stay in Chimney Rock will cost you $169 per night.

If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 76 accommodations in Chimney Rock that have WiFi. 5 of our accommodations in include a breakfast in the price. Driving to Chimney Rock? Then choose one of the 78 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. 8 hotels and vacation rentals have a pool or jacuzzi.

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In Chimney Rock AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 5 providers, including 36 places to stay from VRBO, 14 accommodations from Airbnb and 14 places to stay from Homeaway.

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