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Luxe Log Cabin

The influence of the Adirondacks are strong in this family's dream-come-true home. more »

Oct 22, 2015 11:19 AM Features

Fred Sauceman

East Tennessee: A Celebration of Mountain Folks and Flavors

The flavors range far beyond barbecue and biscuits into tastes of other lands. more »

Oct 22, 2015 11:09 AM , Features

Dennis Peterson

The Prince’s Visit: How a Tennessee Farmer Showed the World a Thing or Two

Sixty years ago this November, a family was visited by the future King of Belgium. more »

Oct 22, 2015 10:54 AM Features

Kevin Adams

Night Sky: Where to See, How to Photograph

Southern mountain photographer Kevin Adams has made a bit of a career pointing his camera at the stars. more »

Oct 22, 2015 10:39 AM Features

Joe Tennis

Strongest Man, Tall Falls and More

In which our contributing editor and his 9-year-old son turn up all manner of fun and eats. more »

Oct 22, 2015 10:15 AM Features

Mike Scruggs

The Oil Lamps

Are the cheap, old, worn devices just that, or something of more significance and implication? more »

Oct 21, 2015 3:38 PM Features

Culinary Treasures of the West Virginia Panhandle

From 2,000-year-old recipes to fresh ice cream, the flavors are enticing. more »

Aug 17, 2015 4:37 PM , Features

Charlottesville to Charleston Aboard Amtrak

The train may not always be on time, but the foliage is easy to observe. more »

Aug 17, 2015 4:07 PM Features

Chillin' in Chattanooga

The blend is inviting: Retro kitsch plus modern attractions. more »

Aug 17, 2015 4:00 PM Features

Weekend: Where the North Carolina and Tennessee Mountains Rub Shoulders

Little towns and great parks make for a fine getaway. more »

Aug 17, 2015 3:51 PM Features 2 Comments

Wendell Scott Gets His Due

The pioneering NASCAR driver didn't make the hall of fame till long after his death. more »

Aug 17, 2015 3:40 PM Features 1 Comments

7 Fall Treks with a Craft Brewery or Winery Built In

Throw in a great place to eat and a cozy place to rest and you're ready to hit the road. more »

Aug 17, 2015 3:12 PM Features


The Family Farm is Alive and Well in the Virginia Mountains

For more than 100 years, the Saunders family of Nelson County has kept a way of life alive. more »

Aug 17, 2015 2:52 PM Features

Naresh Balaguru

Pools & Peaks: A Photo Essay Submitted by Our Readers

Come the warmest months, we have tendency to seek out the coolest spots, and in this part of the country that means mountaintops and waterfalls. Let's visit a few. more »

Jul 30, 2015 8:01 AM Features

SUP in the Mountains?

Yes, the fun of stand-up paddleboarding is not just a coastal phenomenon. more »

Jun 23, 2015 2:54 PM Features

'Mountain Modern' in Harpers Ferry

A West Virginia couple looked long and hard before they found the spot for their dream house. more »

Jun 23, 2015 2:21 PM Features

Northern Shenandoah Weekend

Combine the Patsy Cline magic of Winchester with getting "lost" in West Virginia, and you're ready for fun. more »

Jun 23, 2015 11:42 AM Features

Su Clauson-Wicker

Grand Tour: Restored Hotels of Western Virginia

In several mountain towns along the I-81 corridor, downtown landmark hostelries are being reborn. more »

Jun 10, 2015 5:01 PM Features

West Virginia Archives and History

The Great West Virginia Divorce

Back at the division, how close did Virginia come to being 22 mountain counties smaller? more »

Jun 10, 2015 4:44 PM Features

Weekends! Mountains! Summer!

It's time for exploring the mountains of the South. more »

Jun 10, 2015 4:07 PM Features 3 Comments

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