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Stone Mountain State Park NC, Elkin, Roaring Gap

Follow a Staircase to Jaw-Dropping Views at Stone Mountain State Park

Nestled in the heart of North Carolina, Stone Mountain State Park offers more than eighteen miles of trails, matched by more than twenty miles of designated trout waters that spreads below the Blue Ridge Parkway. Majestic views of the Yadkin Valley and Pilot Mountain can be seen from the distance atop the stone summit. Stone Mountain State Park offers ample […]


One of The Newest Trails In North Carolina Will Lead You to The Foundation of an Old Electrical Powerhouse

This small town located in Surry and Wilkes counties and sharing its name with the surrounding township of Elkin Township is most known for the Yadkin Valley Wine Festival held each May at the Elkin Municipal Park and The Big Elkin Brewfest that takes place each fall hosted by the two microbreweries in town. Known also as the eastern-most encampment […]

Celtic Festival, Latta Plantation, Huntersville, North Carolina

Feel Like the Irish if Only For A Day at This Festival in Huntersville, NC

With 35 million people of Irish descent living in the United States Irish is the second-most common ancestry among Americans followed closely by Germany and pretty much everyone you meet would claim that their grandparents came from the westernmost country in the British Isles. So it is no wonder that every March when St. Patrick Day’s approaches everyone wants to […]


Discover “The World’s Greatest Indoor Miniature Village” Showcasing 200 Years of American History

Pennsylvania, one of the original 13 colonies of the United States, is known for many things, from its forests, the largest Amish population in the country, to its major cities and as the chocolate capital of the world.  Did you know however that here in a small town is where you can find the world’s greatest experience and interactive panorama […]