Justin Winter's Carolina Lake and Mountain Blog

The Happy Cow Creamery

Pelzer, South Carolina may not yet be on your list of places to visit but it has many gems to find!  One is the Happy Cow Creamery.  This creamery will enlighten visitors regarding milking and the entire process with their tour of the farm.  Keep in mind that this is a working farm so any… Read more »

Clemson Blue Cheese

Clemson, South Carolina is renowned for many things but cheese may not be the first thing to come to mind. Produced on the campus of famed Clemson University is a tasty artisanal cheese sure to delight! To know the history of this cheese, one must go back to Stumphouse Mountain in Oconee County. Within this… Read more »

Ready for a Hunt? A Mouse Hunt?

Most of the residents at The Reserve at Lake Keowee or The Cliffs Communities have visited Greenville, South Carolina’s top-rated downtown area! Known for the Reedy River Park and a foodie’s paradise, this is a popular destination for residents and visitors alike. One of the lesser-known secrets about this downtown area involves little bronze mice… Read more »

Take me Out to The Ball Game – In Greenville That Is!

Who is ready for a great afternoon or evening at the ball park? How about the Greenville Drive, located in wonderful Downtown Greenville, South Carolina? Residents of The Cliffs Communities and The Reserve at Lake Keowee have right at their back door a great, local minor-league baseball team to cheer on! Plus, the field is… Read more »

Campbell’s Covered Bridge

The next time you are traveling through Greenville, it is worth the slight detour to see the only remaining covered bridge in South Carolina.  Campbell’s Covered Bridge is a wonderfully preserved piece of history for Upcountry South Carolina.  The bridge was built in 1909 and named for the owner of a nearby grist mill, Lafayette… Read more »

Things To Do in Forest City, NC

Spring is in the air and if you are looking for a good road trip, think about adding Forest City, North Carolina to your list! This town in Rutherford County has southern charm but also modern touches while preserving history. One of the favorite attractions include the Bennett Classics Antique Auto Museum, located at 241… Read more »

Sotheby’s International Realty Celebrates 40th Anniversary!

2016 marks the 40th anniversary for the Sotheby’s International Realty® brand! This is a great milestone in the luxury residential real estate business. The history of this remarkable brand begins with the Sotheby’s Auction House, established in 1744. In the heart of London, this auction house was built on the tradition of bringing collectors with world-class art…. Read more »

Breakout Greenville: Escape Games

Are you ready for a challenge? Think you are a master at puzzles?  Well put your skills to the test with the new entertainment in Greenville called Breakout Greenville!  Breakout Greenville is an escape game, meaning they place you and your small group in a room and you must break out or escape before you… Read more »

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