Justin Winter's Carolina Lake and Mountain Blog

“Beautiful – The Carole King Musical”

Although Christmas may be gone for this year, we are still celebrating and enjoying this holiday season. If you find yourself looking for something special to do in the area, how about taking in a show at Greenville’s Peace Center? Running from New Year’s Eve through Sunday, Jan 5th is “Beautiful – The Carole King… Read more »

34th Annual “Festival of Trees” in Downtown Greenville

A favorite treat for anyone in or near the Greenville area during the entire month of December is the annual Festival of Trees, presented by Bon Secours. Whether you have completed your Christmas tree or just getting your creative juices flowing, you need to check out these fantastic holiday trees! These glittering displays are in… Read more »

Fountain Inn’s “Christmas ‘Inn’ Our Town” Celebration

  Fountain Inn continues their “Christmas ‘Inn’ Our Town” celebration! Wednesdays through Sundays, concluding December 22nd, the city of Fountain Inn, South Carolina, will have not only Santa but carriage rides from 6 to 9pm. Click here for more information and to purchase your carriage ride ticket online to avoid the ticket line at the… Read more »

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 »

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