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Joe Tennis

On the road from the Shenandoah Valley to the Great Smoky Mountains, I sought stalagmites, stalactites and soda straws while in search of “Caverns, Cabins and Cuisine.” Read more

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Kurt Rheinheimer

The Greatest Day Hiker Of Them All has been out there every dang weekend since, well, forever. No guy is luckier than I. Read more

Kurt's Hikes

Mostly ‘Round Town to End Roanoke’s Rainiest Year Ever Read more

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Seeing Southern

What pairs better with falling leaves and wood burning fires? Craft beer, of course. Head to western North Carolina to the small town of Sylva and enjoy craft beer at its finest. Read more

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Seeing Southern

Everyone is a storyteller. You and me, for, after all, our lives are made up of a chain of stories stringing childhood to old age and who better to convey them that the ones who have a front row seat as the yarn unravels. Experience the best stories. Read more

, Seeing Southern

Once upon a time, Spartanburg, South Carolina was known as the Lowell of the South, with upwards of 40 textile mills operating full tilt throughout the county. Now it has a new identity—as a center for artists and the art they create. Read more

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Walking Winchester in the relentless rain of a soggy spring could not dampen my enthusiasm to see the home of a country music legend. Read more

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Kurt Rheinheimer

Carvins Cove, Watoga State Park, Bicycling on the New River Trail and more make up Kurt's June and July hikes. Read more

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Take a look at some of our favorite photos of Spartanburg, SC. Read more

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Known as the Hub City, Spartanburg, South Carolina’s charm arises from the many spokes that come together to make the city a vibrant community. Read more

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Don't miss the Smith Mountain Lake Wine Festival 2018! Read more

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Kurt Rheinheimer

A coastline, Carvins Cove and a few more spots make Kurt's summer hikes pleasant ones. Read more

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Kurt Rheinheimer

Kurt's April hikes include plenty of Carvins Cove, along with other great spots. Read more

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Kurt Rheinheimer

A favorite walk and beautiful spring views make Kurt's March hikes terrific ones. Read more

Kurt's Hikes

Casually cruising to Claytor Lake in southwest Virginia, I felt like I had come home - back to where it all began: my first assignment for Blue Ridge Country. Read more

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