Justin Winter's Carolina Lake and Mountain Blog

Fall Bluegrass & Harvest Market Continues This Week UPDATE: Canceled due to weather

UPDATE: This event is canceled due to expected inclement weather.   Continuing this week on Thursday, October 11th at Trailblazer Park in Travelers Rest, the Fall Bluegrass & Harvest Market is a great way to welcome the Autumn season. The band this week will be Tugalo Holler of Westminster, South Carolina. You don’t want to… Read more »

Cashiers Leaf Festival

One of the many joys of living on Lake Keowee is the easy drive to the welcoming and beautiful Mountain towns nearby. Cashiers, North Carolina is one such favorite of The Cliffs Communities and The Reserve at Lake Keowee residents. This weekend, you can enjoy the Cashiers Leaf Festival, held Friday, October 5th through Sunday,… Read more »

The Eggs Benefit!

In two weeks, the Center for Developmental Services (CDS) will host their 7th annual Eggs Benefit on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at The Poinsett Club in Downtown Greenville. Breakfast will be served at 7:30 am and the program will begin at 8:00 am. A reservation is required to attend. Since 2012, this event has raised… Read more »

5 Things You Should Know Before Prepping Your Home for Sale

Are you getting ready to sell your home? Preparing your home for sale takes some work, but taking the right steps can help your home sell quickly and provide more profit. Before you list your home, you should consider these tips from your real estate professional Justin Winter. Clear Away Clutter When a home is… Read more »

Moses Cone Memorial Park

An often mentioned attraction for this area is the Blue Ridge Parkway. With the beautiful views and charming stops along the way, there is always something to enjoy on your ride. One such destination along this scenic highway is the Moses Cone Memorial Park, at milepost 294. This historic mountain estate has thousands of acres,… Read more »

The Lowry House Inn of Seneca

The area surrounding Lake Keowee has much to offer. Clemson Football, for starters, is gearing up and ready for a fantastic year! Many of the people who travel in to enjoy these collegiate games, as well as those who are in the area to enjoy the natural beauty and other attractions, seek accommodations that are… Read more »

Enjoy All Furman University Has to Offer

Furman University of Greenville, South Carolina continues to be noted for its attractive location and grounds. Just recently found on the Conde Nast’s list for “50 Most Beautiful College Campuses”, this campus is open to visitors and well worth the visit. There are numerous things to do, such as walk along the lake, but let… Read more »

Waterfalls Along the Blue Ridge Parkway

The Cliffs Communities and The Reserve at Lake Keowee are in the prime location – foothills of the mountains. This allows not only lake living but a short drive to be in the mountains of North Carolina! A prime feature of said mountains is the Blue Ridge Parkway. Along this road, you will encounter sweeping… Read more »

Greenville, SC’s Coffee Addiction!

Greenville, South Carolina, is becoming well known in the world of food as quite the destination but let’s not forget the hero of the morning (and many an afternoon too!) – coffee! In the heart of downtown Greenville is a cozy gathering place which is actually below-street-level known as Coffee Underground. Wonder how they decided… Read more »

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