After your time hiking and exploring Chimney Rock, head into Chimney Rock Village for shopping and perhaps a coffee (Broad River Coffee Shop) or lunch break.
Chimney Rock Village is a small one street town with stores and restaurants perched on the banks of the Rocky Broad River, tucked in the Hickory Nut Gorge.
The Broad River runs alongside Chimney Rock village and is a gorgeous little oasis on a hot sunny day.
Sit on the deck of Riverwatch Bar & Grill with a nice glass of champagne while your kids scramble over the rocks below.
I didn’t do it on this trip, but I did last year with other blogger and adult friends – ah the serenity of a glass of wine uninterrupted by cries of “Muuuuummm”.