This Labor Day, Get Away From the Fray

Labor Day Weekend may mark the unofficial end of summer - but that doesn't mean an end to possibilities for outdoor fun! When you're looking to send summer off with a blast and herald the onset of cooler breezes, crisper air, and approaching autumnal glory; the North Carolina foothills are the place…

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Outdoor Adventures - Waterfall Watching

Mother Nature may be experiencing hot flashes lately, but that doesn't mean you can't still experience the great outdoors in the coolest of fashions - and taking a break by a breathtaking waterfall as its cooling mist envelopes your senses is just the ticket. If you've never observed the tranquil…

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Welcome to the Dirty Dancing Corner of NC

(don’t worry, we won't put Baby in it) For many fans, Dirty Dancing is the kind of iconic movie that will always remain timeless. Set in the early 1960s, this classic coming-of-age tale is simultaneously spellbinding, heart-wrenching, and awkwardly comical. It’s no wonder that generations of…

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Beat The Heat

BananaRama may have not meant the climate when they coined the phrase "it's a cruel cruel summer" but lately "cruel" is definitely the intense heat waves engulfing the country. Never fear! Here in the North Carolina foothills, we have the coolest ways to beat the heat! Catch the Breeze There's…

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Follow the Mohican Trail at Chimney Rock

For history buffs and movie buffs alike, The Last of the Mohicans is a film that stands the test of time. From historical tidbits, to spine tingling battles, intrigues, and romance; there's no doubt as to why it's become a revered classic – so much so that generations of movie-goers aspire to walk…

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Fireworks & Festivities 2022

American Independence Day is full of family gatherings, cookouts, and activities that can only be enjoyed in the great outdoors; but for many of us, the most exhilarating part of this national holiday is (of course) the fireworks! From exploding stars that illuminate the night sky, to showering…

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Father's Day Foothills Style

If you're looking for something to do with dad on Father's Day, Rutherford County has multitudes of possibilities. From hiking to water activities, golf, and sampling local brews, there's no end to the possibilities for celebrating dad in the North Carolina foothills. Take a Hike Rutherford County…

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Easter Getaway Foothills Style

The spring holidays are a time to celebrate nature’s new beginnings after the long slumber of winter - and there’s no better place to do just that than the North Carolina foothills. Whether you’re searching for a picture perfect Easter celebration location, or simply want to revel in the beauty of…

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