Celebrating more than 120 years Est. 1891
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You couldn't imagine a more beautiful area surrounded by wonders of nature and a rich mountain culture.

Photo Galleries

The following photo galleries show you more of our Inn, its vasty amenities and the surrounding landscape and adjacent towns. Enjoy!

20140726-D7K_0848Inn Photos

Originally built in 1891, and completely renovated in 2005, the Esmeralda Inn is a spectacular property, built using local materials and craftsmen. We are registered with North Carolina Preservation Authority. This gallery contains photos of our inn, rooms and property.


Photos of the many gatherings held at the Esmeralda Inn throughout the year.

20140726-P1110740Area Photos

Lake Lure, Chimney Rock and Asheville are beautiful areas of North Carolina to visit all year around. This photo gallery shares some of the sights to see.


Photos for this site are provided courtesy of Jonathan Ross, Reggie Tidwell, Bart Boecker, Jeff Miller and Brian Dressler.