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Blue Ridge Country
An international award-winning bimonthly regional magazine covering travel, history, food, festivals, outdoors and more in the mountains of 7 Southern states.
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From the Current Issue – Guest Column: The Magic Of The Camera Kevin Adams, author of North Carolina Waterfalls and several other books, leads photo tours in the Blue Ridge Mountains and abroad....
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Blue Ridge Country Nov 14
From the Current Issue - Ten Thousand Reasons to Smile: When I was a teenager my mother determined that her children could use a little more refining. In addition to insisting that we all...
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Blue Ridge Country Nov 13
From the Current Issue – Sorghum Gets New Life: The hours are long, and the work is hard, but the making of sorghum syrup is thriving in the Appalachian region. Before he leaves for work in the morning...
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Blue Ridge Country Nov 12
BLACK FRIDAY EARLY ACCESS: GIVE a Gift, GET a Gift! Are you looking for a special gift for your friends and family this holiday season? Then give the gift of year-round inspiration with a subscription to Blue Ridge...
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Blue Ridge Country Nov 9
From The Current Issue – Headwaters State Forest Opens With 6,730 acres! North Carolina has opened the new Headwaters State Forest to the public—6,730 acres in Transylvania...
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Blue Ridge Country Nov 8
From the Current Issue - Mill Creek Stories: The Safe Place (The secrets of hiding holiday gifts.) "Of all the things that go into making the holiday season what it is, I think I...
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Blue Ridge Country Nov 7
Happy hump day! Let's brighten your morning with a look at this great photo shared by our friend Jon Phillips of J & G Photos. Thank you Jon!
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Blue Ridge Country Nov 6
From the Current Issue – "Heading Home to a Place She Never Left" I’m heading back home to someplace I’ve never lived before. After 25 years of pleasant small town life in Boone, North Carolina, where my...
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Blue Ridge Country Nov 5
From The Current Issue – Photo Essay: Rhodies Is there a more poignant splash of color in the mountain landscape than the bloom of rhododendron? Dana Foreman’s images suggest perhaps not. See more of her work at . Read more:
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Blue Ridge Country Nov 2
From the Current Issue - Photo Essay: Feathers! Cuda lives in North Carolina and specializes in nature photography. See much more of his work at . Matt Cuda Photography Read More:
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Blue Ridge Country Nov 1
Seeing Southern: Drinking Up Sylva, North Carolina There's no better time to head to the mountains. The leaves are changing, the apples are falling and beer, well, it’s brewing. The...
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Blue Ridge Country Oct 31
Happy Halloween! To get you in the mood, here's a look at a spooky favorite from our archives - the Legend of Bouncing Bertha: ". . ....
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Blue Ridge Country Oct 30
From The Current Issue - The Good Walk: Nature. History. Neighborhoods. Dining. Shopping. The Riverview Rivanna Trail and other walkways in and around Charlottesville, Virginia make for a rich and varied walk. Read More:
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Blue Ridge Country Oct 29
From the current issue: Eddie Bond Fiddles His Way to Fame As a self-described “old-time nerd,” Bond stands out as one of the most talented and important people carrying on his musical...
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Blue Ridge Country Oct 25
From the Current Issue - Foothills Parkway: New Section Offers New Delights Motorists and photographers are in for a new visual treat in the Tennessee mountains. Read More:
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Blue Ridge Country Oct 23
From the Current Issue - Jared Kreiss, "Light Chaser, Adventure Embracer" Photographer Jared Kreiss captures the mysteries of East Tennessee and beyond. Read More:
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Blue Ridge Country Oct 22
From the Current Issue – Our Blue Ridge Towns: Whitesburg, Kentucky Comes Back With the region’s coal mining jobs largely gone, the east Kentucky town is at work on new ways of success. Read More:
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Blue Ridge Country Oct 18
From the Current Issue - Ending a 36-Year Career: Tom Hardy Steps Down From The Blue Ridge Parkway Association For years, Tom Hardy has taken his motor home to consumer shows to promote the Blue Ridge...
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Blue Ridge Country Oct 17
From the Current Issue - Photo Essay: Undiscovered Falls of Virginia and West Virginia A new book presents great photos and visitation info for hundreds of falls. We present sneak peeks of a few of the lesser-known. Photography By Randall Sanger...
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Blue Ridge Country Oct 16
From The Current Issue - A Boy’s First Blue Ridge Parkway Visit A 4-year-old is happy pretty much anywhere Mom and Dad take him, but the treasures of the parkway make for a great weekend. Read more:
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