Hikes

Wolf Rock Trail, Stone Mountain NC
Elkin, Hikes, NC State Parks, North Carolina

Hidden Gem: Wolf Rock Trail at Stone Mountain State Park in North Carolina

If you love hiking as much as we do, Stone Mountain State Park in North Carolina should definitely be on your bucket list. With a wide variety of trails suitable for every level this state park has it all. The park has an abundance of wildlife, a handful of waterfalls and stunning views. Ae well preserved and maintained Homestead sitting […]

Hibriten Mountain
Blue Ridge, Hikes, North Carolina, Travel

Why Lenoir, North Carolina Should Be On Your List of Places to Visit

Today we are visiting Lenoir, North Carolina. The historic town was established in 1841 and named after Revolutionary War hero William Lenoir. A little over an hour drive from Charlotte, NC and Asheville, NC, Greensboro and Winston Salem and in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Lenoir is the perfect spot for day trip, a great pit stop if […]

Bakers Mountain Park, Catawba County NC
Hikes, North Carolina, Travel

Reach to the Highest Elevation in Catawba County by Following This Trail

Located on 6680 Bakers Mountain Road in Hickory, North Carolina, Bakers Mountain Park offers something for everyone. Over six miles of walking, hiking and running trails have been cleared along the 189 acres of mature chestnut oak forest, wetlands and streams running through. The trails offer a level of difficulty for every liking depending on which one you choose to […]

1790 Hanging Rock Park Road Danbury, NC 27016
Blue Ridge, Hikes, North Carolina, Travel, Waterfalls

“The Mountains Away from the Mountains” are a Must if Visiting North Carolina

A beautiful well kept secret awaits you just outside Danbury, North Carolina. Remnants of a once-mighty range of peaks, the Sauratown Mountains range, rises from 1,700 feet to more than 2,500 feet in elevation and stands even taller while surrounded by the valley and countryside. Here among these ancient mountains which have been bitten down by wind, water and other […]

Grassy Creek Vineyard & Winery
Elkin, Hikes, Lake Norman, Travel, Yadkin Valley

Take an Enchanted Walk to Grassy Creek Vineyard & Winery

Nestled deep into the Yadkin Valley wine country lies a hidden gem that has quickly become our favorite winery in the Elkin, North Carolina area.  Grassy Creek Vineyard & Winery, located at the aptly named Tasting Room Drive, is a family friendly vineyard that offers amazing beauty, delicious wines and an experience that is well worth the trip. Located just […]