Family Fun Abounds in NC

Goofing Off. It’s always a family favorite pastime! Here in the Blue Ridge Foothills of Rutherford county, family-fun definitely collides with adventure and excitement. From scavenger hunts along mountain trails, to beachside games, water adventures, and mining for lost treasure -- no matter whether…

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Guys Need Weekends Too

Guys' Weekend. It doesn't get enough credit. While it's true that women tend to do more planning of activities for their weekend outings, men do actually enjoy more things than wolfing down burgers and nachos while yelling at sports players on a big screen tv - they generally just don't like to plan…

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Morse Park Sensory Trail

On the agenda today: a picnic of senses to fill your belly. Making your way around the curves of Lake Lure, there are a number of sights, sounds and smells you’ll pass; depending on which season you visit. During the summer you’ll hear the giggling sound of children as they splash into the lake from…

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Purple Martin Greenway Sensory Trail

Welcome to the pet-friendly Purple Martin Greenway. Hidden right off Hwy 221, just outside of downtown Rutherfordton, the nature, wildlife, and other outdoor elements may go unnoticed by many; however, the picturesque surroundings are right in front of our eyes! To begin your journey, we suggest…

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7 Spots to Picnic with the Perfect Backdrop

When it comes to agreeing on things to do or places to eat during your summer getaway, it can be a challenge to land on that one choice that everyone will love equally the same. That’s where the classic American picnic can become a great unifier. With gorgeous parks, trails and picnic tables…

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