Austin, Texas has quite an interesting slogan: "Keep Austin Wierd". I was able to see quickly during a visit to the city how the general population would give it this nickname, but speaking for the creative people, I would have to say this city is a Mecca for all the dreamers and free spirited people you can possibly imagine.
I draw great energy and inspiration from nature and all the beauty it upholds. It's is not surprising that my wanderlust tendencies gravitate towards adventures in connecting through travels that are chocked-full of it. Lake Lure did not disappoint.
One of North Carolina's most majestic natural wonders, Chimney Rock, overlooks Lake Lure and the Foothills with great splendor. Many people are familiar with the iconic Chimney Rock attraction, but this state park has a lot more to offer! The park contains many hiking trails with gorgeous scenery, a waterfall, a cave, and for the daring, rock climbing and rappelling walls.
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