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 »
Birding Clubs of the Area
The greater Upstate region of South Carolina is not only home to many beautiful and diverse plants, but also some fascinating and stunning birds! With so many beautiful species of birds to study, our area has several “birding” clubs where members learn about area birds together. Here are the top organizations in the greater Greenville… 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 »
Enjoy Lake Jocassee with Eclectic Sun!
Summer is here and to what better way to enjoy our beautiful Upstate, than to head out to one of its most beautiful lakes – Lake Jocassee – for an afternoon on the water. Lake Jocassee is minutes from northern Lake Keowee communities like Cliffs at Keowee Vineyards, and about an hour north for middle-lake… Read more »
2022 Independence Day Events
This year’s Independence Day is back in full swing! Throughout Lake Keowee, Western NC Mountains, and the greater Upstate area, area celebrations are outdoing themselves, giving all of us plenty of options to please the whole family! Narrowing down the list, we’re featuring our favorite Top 3 2022 July 4th celebrations to attend. Let’s get… Read more »
Americana Folk Festival at Hagood Mill
The Hagood Mill Historic Site will be hosting the Americana Folk Festival on Saturday, June 18th! No matter if it is a sunshiny day or if the rain clouds are out, this event will go on from 10am to 4pm. The Americana Folk Festival is a celebration of American folk music, which is essentially music… Read more »
The Chautaugua Society Presents the History Comes Alive Festival
We’re continuing our mission of helping long-time residents and new homeowners in our greater Upstate SC area learn & enjoy all our area has to offer with a new Festival this summer. The Chautaugua Society once again brings history to life! Step back in time and get to know more about the magician Harry Houdini’s… Read more »
Upstate Shakespeare Festival!
With the warming weather, everyone is wanting to hop outside and enjoy the bright sunshine. We are sharing our favorite fun and unique things to do while being outside in the Upstate and Western North Carolina, and today we have a perfect activity that blends the Arts scene of Greenville with our gorgeous outside landscape…. Read more »
Now Open – Keowee Outdoors in Seneca
Just in time for Summer, a new shop has opened in Seneca, providing locals with everything you need to enjoy the great outdoors of our beautiful Upstate region. Keowee Outdoors (keoweeoutdoorssc.com) is loaded with fishing clothing and accessories (such as AFTCO clothing and SMITH sunglasses), a wide variety of tackle gear and bait, niche rod… Read more »