The Esmeralda Inn & Restaurant

910 Main Street
Chimney Rock, NC 28720


Directions

From Charlotte, NC:

  • Interstate 85 South to U.S. Highway 74.
  • Exit at NC Highway 9 North towards Lake Lure.
  • At Lake Lure, make a left onto U.S. Highway 64/74A towards Chimney Rock.
  • Continue for approximately 5 miles.
  • The Esmeralda will be on your right.

From Asheville and Hendersonville, NC:

  • Interstate 40 to I-26 towards Hendersonville
  • Exit 49A onto US-64 towards Bat Cave
  • Go 12.8 miles to Stop Sign and Turn Right onto Main Street.
  • In 1.3 miles, The Esmeralda will be on your Left.

From Greenville, SC:

  • Interstate 26W towards Asheville to Exit 67 towards Columbus/Tryon.
  • Merge onto 74E for 1.6 miles.
  • Turn Left onto 108 for 3.3 miles.
  • Turn Left onto NC- 9 for 8.8 miles.
  • Turn Left onto US - 64 for 5.9 miles.
  • The Esmeralda will be on your right.

From Spartanburg, SC:

  • US-25N to I-26W towards Hendersonville/Asheville.
  • Take Exit 49A onto US-64 towards Bat Cave.
  • Go 12.8 miles to Stop Sign and Turn Right onto Main Street.
  • In 1.3 miles, The Esmeralda will be on your left.