The following is courtesy of “Seasons” publication by The Sentinel-Progress. Whether you’re a seasoned hiker, or just looking for a pretty spot to spend an afternoon, Upstate South Carolina has some of the most beautiful waterfalls in the country. Located mainly in Pickens and Oconee Counties, these waterfalls are sure to impress. Don’t forget… Read more »
Sunrise Farm Bed & Breakfast!
Our team of Upstate real estate agents love to take in all of what our local areas have to offer. From Lake Keowee and other nearby lakes, to Western North Carolina mountain towns and escapes. We love to share our favorite hot spots, events, and getaways. Down the road in our own town of Salem,… Read more »
Chimney Rock State Park
There is so much to see and do in the mountains of Western North Carolina, from hiking and camping, to exploring a quaint picturesque town. One of our favorite ways to experience the western NC mountains is visiting Chimney Rock State Park! Just 25 miles from Asheville, North Carolina, this state park highlights the monolith… Read more »
Chattooga Trails Bed and Barn
We’re exploring amazing retreats and inns across Upstate SC and Western NC, bringing you our favorite small getaways and this week, we have a perfect spot for equestrians – the Chattooga Trails Bed & Barn. Yes! Bed AND Barn! Bring the kids, dogs, and/or horses! Chattooga Trail Bed and Barn is located in the Sumter… Read more »
Crisp & Cool Weather – Hike, Anyone?
The weather is crisp and cool – perfect for an afternoon hike! The Upstate of South Carolina is home to many state parks that offer a variety of trails and views. If the weather has turned a bit chilly that your preference for being outdoors, Caesars Head State Park still affords the stunning views without… Read more »
SC State Parks to Reopen May 1st!
Good News for this weekend! The South Carolina State Parks are set to reopen on Friday, May 1st. Please understand that there are some limitations to the reopening. Picnic shelters, visitor centers, and community buildings will still be closed. Each park will also lower the capacity. Once the park reaches its threshold, the gates will… Read more »
Come Explore the Oconee State Park!
There is still plenty of the summer season to enjoy the great outdoors! One treasure that Upstate South Carolina has is Oconee State Park. Located in Mountain Rest, this park has many fun features to explore. Within the park is a lake teeming with fish, such as catfish, bream, and bass, ready for you to… Read more »
Ready for the Sunshine?
Spring is here and like most people, you are ready to shed the heavy winter layers and enjoy some sunshine! The Lake Keowee area is a perfect spot to soak up some rays. Go for a walk and enjoy the mountain vistas or work a while in your garden. Regardless of what you do in… Read more »
Take a trip to Highlands, NC
No matter the season, our region is a stunning place to visit and to live. One such special location is Highlands, North Carolina. Only an hour drive from The Cliffs at Keowee Falls, the area of Highlands has much to offer. With an elevation over 4,000 feet, this is one of the highest towns east… Read more »
Trip and Judy Agerton had successful careers in Atlanta, but neither enjoyed the bumper-to-bumper drive home. “Now we take a cruise on the lake many evenings,” Trip said. “We drop anchor, uncork a bottle of wine, and watch the sun setting behind the mountains. We named the boat ‘Our Rush Hour’.” The Agertons searched all… Read more »