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Southern Appalachian Outdoors

Autumn weather is knocking on our door which means many of us are headed outdoors for some adventure! With the stunning areas of the Blue Ridge Mountains and Lake Keowee, you have the perfect place to explore. Before you venture out and depending on what you have in mind, you may need some equipment. There… Read more »

Live the Cliffs Lifestyle for an Evening | IMBIBE 2016

The Cliffs Wine and Food Festival Grand Finale at Mountain Park If you’re considering becoming a Cliffs member and interested in sampling the lifestyle for an evening; this is your opportunity. This epicurean event draws some of the most influential people in the beverage industry to The Cliffs seven clubs for fun culinary events, intimate… Read more »

Looking for a little tranquility? Then look no further than Six Mile, South Carolina!

Looking for a little tranquility? Then look no further than Six Mile, South Carolina! Recently, Six Mile was featured in the article “10 Small Towns in South Carolina That Offer Nothing But Peace and Quiet”! Six Mile’s location close to Lake Keowee is a plus but this small town is also full of delightful, locally… Read more »

Forbes Names Four Carolina Cities in Top 25 Places to Retire

Enjoying Your Life. Forbes recently presented The 25 Best Places to Retire in 2016 with studies proving, once again, the south is a spectacular area and provides the best retirement value. The data considered for this list includes housing and living costs, taxes, weather, air quality, crime rates, doctor availability, and active-lifestyle rankings for walkability,… Read more »

Hidden Gem in Greer – Suber’s Corn Mill

If interested in historic structures, this easy road trip is great for the residents of The Cliffs Communities and The Reserve at Lake Keowee. Even those who live towards Lake Keowee, a beautiful drive down Highway 11 and then off Highway 209 will bring you to this early 1900’s grist mill that is still operating!… Read more »

August’s Night Sky Events on Lake Keowee

Tonight, August 11th, the Perseus meteor shower will blanket the skies with a predicted 80 meteors per hour. They’ll seem to originate from the constellation Perseus, in the Northeast corner, and appear on the horizon at about 10 p.m. local time with the bulk of meteors being visible after midnight. The moon’s light (72% full)… Read more »

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