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Arabella Farm Event Venue

Arabella Farm of Sunset, SC is an event venue that offers a stunning setting while not compromising on space.  This family-operated Upstate location can seat up to 450 guests, the largest in the area. With outdoor spaces, including large patios, and dressing rooms, this venue has it all! You have the option of holding your… Read more »

Sassafras Mountain Overlook

Too often, although understandably, the most stunning mountain vistas require a grueling trek. Even though gorgeous mountain views are worth the work, it is nice to have a reprieve and take a short walk to enjoy our local stunning landscapes. Once such location is the Sassafras Mountain overlook in Pickens County. Although this mountain marks… Read more »

Whitewater Falls Upper in NC

One of the many treasures of our area (too many to count, in truth!) is Whitewater Falls Upper just inside the neighboring state of North Carolina. This spectacular waterfall is actually a combination of cascades and true waterfalls all in one stunning drop. If coming from South Caroling into North Carolina on 130, just as… Read more »

Sisters Restaurant in Salem, SC

A favorite eating place for those in the Lake Keowee area is Salem’s very own Sisters Restaurant! Whether you are just heading out to the lake or returning after a day of fun, Sisters is sure to satisfy the taste buds. Located at 281 Stamp Creek Road of Salem, the sisters offer a casual breakfast… Read more »

Flag Etiquette

With the celebration of our nation’s Independence Day approaching, just a reminder about flag etiquette, and a little trivia as well. When reciting the pledge of allegiance, it should be rendered by standing at attention, facing the flag with your right hand over your heart. If displaying the American flag with military flags, the order… Read more »

The ’55 Exchange of Clemson

With these days that are warming up with the sun shinning down, what could be better that getting a delicious ice cream? Knowing that with every scoop, you are helping local college students and their academic and professional training! The ’55 Exchange of Clemson is a student-run business that sells Clemson’s renowned ice cream, shakes,… Read more »

Poor Richard’s Bookstore of Easley

There is much to discover in South Carolina! Many think of our majestic mountains, beautiful beaches, or stunning waterfalls. And yes, these all are attributes of this state. But for those cold or rainy days, there are also treasures to be found indoors. Once such treat is nestled in the heart of the city of… Read more »

Table Rock Tea Company of Pickens

Pickens County is known for many things – stunning landscapes, Clemson Tigers, but what about tea? Yes, right here in Pickens is the Table Rock Tea Company!The founders, Steve and Jennifer Lorch, are also the founders of Hydromissions International – a Christian nonprofit agency that provides clean water to people around the world. The Lorches… Read more »

Local Christmas Tree Farms

With Thanksgiving this week, many homes are already being decked out for the Christmas season, right around the corner. If you enjoy having the tradition or want to start experiencing the fun of “choose and cut” at a Christmas Tree Farm, you have many options in the area. In Upstate South Carolina, you can go… Read more »

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