I carried a watermelon

When I was told that half the scenes from dirty dancing were filmed within 30 minutes of where I’m staying, I couldn’t help but channel my inner baby and dance on over.


“That was the summer of 1963, when everybody called me “Baby”, and it didn’t occur to me to mind. That was before President Kennedy was shot, before the Beatles, when I couldn’t wait to join the Peace Corps, and I thought I’d never find a guy as great as my dad. That was the summer we went to Kellermans.”

InstagramCapture_1ffb24f7-e9c8-428f-917b-5125d4a87648Ok so all that is left after fire, neglect and abuse from fans is the steps baby carried the watermelons up. However Lake lure is still very proud of being part of dirty dancing and every year in August holds a dirty dancing festival.

WP_20150715_3280Although you need no other reason to go then it’s breathtaking views, really I feel no matter where I go in the blue ridge mountains I’m entering into a new postcards.

WP_20150715_307There is a man made beach with water slides for kids.

WP_20150715_4119And plenty of places to stay, I certainly imagine this area becoming rather crowded during the summer weekends. It is said that a lot of the interior scenes of the movie were shot in this hotel on the lakeside.


Although there really isn’t much to do if you don’t enjoy the beach or outdoor activities. However you could just grab yourself a drink and just watch the world go by.



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