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Have the time of your life at Lake Lure

Dirty Dancing captured the hearts of many in the late 80’s, and to this day still has not lost any of its appeal. The super catchy I’ve had the time of my life song won an Oscar and became the most popular wedding song of 1987. Forever associated with this movie, you cannot hear this […]

Hiking Hotspot: Carrick Creek Nature Trail at Table Rock State Park

The Upper westernmost portion of the state of South Carolina, referred to as the “Upstate,” is situated amidst the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains. The region is home to some stunning scenery, including lush forests, peaceful flowing streams, and dozens of towering waterfalls. The lovely Carrick Creek trail within Table Rock State Park offers a vast […]

10 Things to do this Autumn in Upstate South Carolina

Colorful leaves, cozy sweaters, football, brisk weather, pumpkin everything….there really is no better season than the fall. While South Carolina does not typically come to mind first when planning a fantastic fall destination, the Upstate, a name given to the 10 counties which make up the Northwestern portion of the state, is actually a well-regarded […]

Vacation Spotlight: Western North Carolina

Western North Carolina is an outdoor lover’s paradise, complete with every type of recreational activity you could possibly imagine. The region is home to numerous notable attractions including the Blue Ridge Parkway, Grandfather Mountain, and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. 4 seasons of fun, from winter skiing to scenic fall drives to hiking in […]