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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Fall Foliage Trips in North Carolina

Photo Credit @northgateresorts South Mountain Scenery By-Way Route Type: Driving This beautiful journey through the Golden Valley area of Rutherford County is a nature lover's treat for the eyes. Winding through low rolling foothills, rustic farmlands, and picturesque orchards; the South Mountain…

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Your Small Town Shopping Guide

With so many retail therapy options - Lake Lure and the Blue Ridge Foothills can be a consumers oasis! From specialty retailers to the general stores that have diverse items, you’ll not only find everything you need but view sweeping mountain landscapes that are gorgeous and serene along the way…

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Escape the Daily Grind in Scenic Lake Lure

Plan an escape from the daily grind, and retreat to a recreational destination where the alluring beauty pulls you in and the noise of the world turns to silence. Nestled deep in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina in the heart of the Hickory Nut Gorge lies Lake Lure, a majestic small…

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A Woven Trip through Small Town Charm

The Town of Spindale was once a hub of mills and factories in the 1900s, in fact, Spindale’s name was appropriately chosen for its well-known role in the textile industry. Today, history is preserved in the small-town charm and brick buildings that have stood strong for generations. It is known to…

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