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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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It's a rainy Monday morning in our neck of the Blue Ridge – but that makes it a perfect time to appreciate this beautiful image! Thank you for sharing it Sallie Jennings Woodring.
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Blue Ridge Country Sep 22
Happy First Day of Fall! Get ready for peak leaf-viewing season by visiting our fall travel landing page at . Here you'll find some of our favorite fall photos, great fall travel ideas, links to an...
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Blue Ridge Country Sep 21
ICYMI: From The Current Issue - Can The Hemlocks Be Saved? The prospects for one of the mountains’ most beautiful trees look better than they did a decade back. Read More:
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Blue Ridge Country Sep 21
SPONSORED CONTENT: Spartanburg - From Mill Town To Art Town Once upon a time, Spartanburg, South Carolina was known as the Lowell of the South, with upwards of 40 textile mills operating...
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Blue Ridge Country Sep 20
Let's start your Thursday off with this beautiful photo from Jon Phillips / J & G Photos. Thank you for sharing!
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Blue Ridge Country Sep 19
ICYMI: From the Current Issue - A Celebration of Covered Bridges Echoes from earlier times commingle with soft fall light to create the romance of the covered bridge. Enjoy these photos, and find more in our Sept./Oct. 2018 issue. Read More:
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Blue Ridge Country Sep 14
From the mountains to the coast, we hope everyone stays safe as Hurricane Florence moves through our region. Please be careful out there!
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Blue Ridge Country Sep 14
From the mountains to the coast, we hope you all stay safe as Hurricane Florence moves through the region. Please be careful out there!
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Blue Ridge Country Sep 13
From the Current Issue: 7 Fall Leaf-Color Stops "With surprises ranging from ghosts and spirits to delicious dining destinations and more, each stop is pure pleasure." Read more now and start planning your...
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Blue Ridge Country Sep 12
SPONSORED CONTENT - Spartanburg: From Mill Town To Art Town Once upon a time, Spartanburg, South Carolina was known as the Lowell of the South, with upwards of 40 textile mills operating...
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Blue Ridge Country Sep 11
From The Current Issue: Headline News (A 9/11 Reflection) "I can’t forget my friend Nacho, nor the wee hours of the morning we spent bantering on the loading dock of the World Trade Center. I don’t...
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Blue Ridge Country Sep 10
SPONSORED CONTENT: The 3rd annual Muddy ACCE Race in Giles County, Virginia is THIS SATURDAY! Sign up today for this mud obstacle course 5k that also helps a great cause: Giles County’s Access to Community College Education. There’s a kid’s mud pit...
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Blue Ridge Country Sep 7
ICYMI: New Festival Puts Bigfoot in the Spotlight The search for Bigfoot is a big topic of conversation near Marion, North Carolina, and this year John Bruner is spearheading the first WNC...
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Blue Ridge Country Sep 6
From The Current Issue - They Put a Spell on This: Nina Simone’s North Carolina childhood home is protected. "The childhood home of the late singer and activist Nina Simone, near Asheville,...
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Blue Ridge Country Sep 5
From the Current Issue - Singing in the Garden: The Apples On The Hill "When I hike, I look for clues that tell the stories of the settlers who homesteaded the mountains....
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Blue Ridge Country Sep 4
From The Current Issue - Allegheny Mountain Institute: Elora Overbey Comes Full Circle Elora Overbey’s face lights up when she talks about food and family. “Our family’s love language is food,”...
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Blue Ridge Country Aug 31
From the Current Issue - Mussel Mania: Keepers of the Water Watch Freshwater mussels are among the most interesting—and imperiled—critters on the planet. For an animal with no eyes and no head,...
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Blue Ridge Country Aug 30
From the Current Issue - Eye in the Sky: Observatory Offers More Than View West Virginia’s Hanging Rock Raptor Observatory is a great place to watch migratory hawks and other birds. Read More:
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Blue Ridge Country Aug 29
From the Current Issue - Riding the Art Train: Clifton Forge, Virginia. How does an out-of-the-way mountain town—pretty much left for dead a few decades back—make a...
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Blue Ridge Country Aug 27
From The Current Issue - Fountain Of Youth: A.T. Thru-Hiker Kayla Carter Brings the Spirit A few years ago, when Kayla Carter was coordinating public relations for the...
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