Spring Adventures with Waterfalls!

As Mother Nature shakes off the final vestiges of winter's chill, the advent of Spring brings promises of warm sunny days, beautiful flowers, and joyfully splashing waterfalls freed from their icy slumber. In a recent New York Times article it was stated, "Fall is to leaf peeping, as Spring is to…

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Easter Getaways Foothills Style

The spring and Easter 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…

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Picnic Utopia

Sometimes one of the best parts about discovering new places and adventures is stopping to relax and enjoy the perfect meal with the perfect view. But where to nosh? When restaurants feel less than socially-distanced friendly, and outdoor activities are a sanity-saving must, the perfect picnic can…

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Spring Away From The Winter Blahs

The chill of winter may still be hanging around with this season’s “global weirding” weather, but here in the North Carolina foothills we’ve got cozy options for melting the ice from your winter blues. If you’re searching for a relaxing getaway that will take your outlook from blah to bright…

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Any Reason Will Do

Sometimes you just need a good reason to get away. For those of us that have been stuck at home for far too long, almost any reason can be called a “good” one. At this time of year, when holidays appear few and winter's chill makes the revelry of spring and summer seems far away, it’s useful to…

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Valentine's Day Getaways

The romance of Valentine’s Day is hard to resist, but the stress of the past year has left a lot of us feeling less than romantic. If you’re yearning for an intimate celebration this year that’s full of exhilarating experiences, alluring sights, and idyllic moments, Rutherford county is the perfect…

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Tis' The Season To Shop Local

This Holiday Season Shop Local in the Towns of Rutherford County New York Magazine’s Rembert Browne was once quoted as saying about local small business “These are establishments that are often the character of a neighborhood, a community. The relationships created between customers and those that…

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Spend Christmas in Carolina

Photo by Gary Poteat With a chill in the air, the most delightful part of winter in Lake Lure & the Blue Ridge Foothills is Christmas. Being here during the holiday season is like entering a Norman Rockwell Christmas card. Explore not just one, but five quintessential small towns sprinkled with all…

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Say Goodbye to 2020 Rutherford County Style

The end of 2020 is (finally) near and you're probably searching for the perfect way to celebrate the bright beginning of a brand new year. In Rutherford county there are a host of options that will keep the festive feelings going long after the old year ends! Where to Stay There's no shortage of…

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