Shopping | Dining | Lodging
When you are looking for variety, look no further. We have quaint and inviting shops, big-box stores, and everything in between – making Rutherford County a shopper’s paradise! The Tri-Cities area of Forest City, Rutherfordton, and Spindale features nationally recognized retailers at several shopping centers. You can find the latest fashions and unique gifts, as well as old-fashioned drug store soda fountains and ice cream parlors. If taking care of some business while sipping a latte is what you have in mind, you’ll have several wi-fi hotspots to choose from.
Rutherford County features numerous distinctive retailers in communities throughout the area. Top quality women’s fashions can be found at the Tanner Stores, featuring fine business and casual apparel by Doncaster at unbelievably low prices. A trip to Washburn’s Store in Bostic takes you back to the era of the ol’ country store, with an atmosphere much like it was in 1831 when it opened. The downtown retailers of Forest City, Rutherfordton, and Spindale offer quaint items for the home, as well as the latest in technology. The Lake Lure and the Hickory Nut Gorge areas are home to numerous shops, artisans, and specialty retailers. For intrepid shoppers, similar opportunities await all across the county!
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