Winter Hikes in the Carolinas

Although the temperatures may be rather chilly, Winter is a prime time to find extra special views!  Whether due to the leaves being off the trees or brilliant skies (not to mention less creepy crawlers!), hikes during this season can easily become a highlight. DuPont State Forest in Cedar Mountain, North Carolina near Brevard, is… Read more »

Grandfather Mountain New Year’s Sunrise Hike

Want to welcome the New Year in an unforgettable way?  Consider taking in the first sunrise of 2022 atop Grandfather Mountain in North Carolina! This annual event allows you to rare opportunity to not only visit and hike within the Grandfather Mountain park outside normal hours, but also gives you the breathtaking view of a… Read more »

Ancestry of the Gingerbread Man

“Run Run as fast as you can. You can’t catch me. I’m the Gingerbread Man!” Did you know Gingerbread is an ancient desert? In fact, the first known recipe for gingerbread was dated back to 2400 B.C! The cookies became popular in the 14th century Europe and it is here that the hard cookies started… Read more »

Downtown Greenville Holiday Events

Ready for holiday fun? Downtown Greenville comes ALIVE during the holiday season! So let’s plan our your holiday schedule! The biggest event of the area has to be The Poinsettia Christmas Parade. It’s the grand kick-off for all things Christmas! For over 75 years, this parade has been wonderful spotlight for local talent.  There will… Read more »

Winter Lights at North Carolina Arboretum

Starting in November 17th and lasting until New Year’s Day will be the return of the popular Winter Lights event in Asheville, North Carolina! Held at the North Carolina Arboretum from 6-9 PM daily, this holiday event is an open-air format which allows you to immerse yourself in the wonder and magic of Christmas in… Read more »

Getting ready for boating season on Lake Keowee

It is almost that time of year! The temperatures are rising and the beautiful emerald Lake Keowee seems to be taunting you. The days of sunset cruises and soaking up the sun are just around the corner! It is time to pull that boat or PWC out of storage, dust it off and find that… Read more »

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