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Yoders’ Farm For All of Your Pumpkin Needs

Each fall we look forward to pumpkin season.  There is something special about going to the pumpkin patch and picking out that perfect pumpkin(s).  This year we went to Yoders’ Farm near Rustburg.  They have lots of activities for you and … Continue reading

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Peaks of Otter Lodge & Restaurant Reopens This Weekend

Don’t we all just love the Peaks of Otter?  Well, the Peaks of Otter Lodge & Restaurant re-opens this weekend.  This article by Ralph Berrier on Roanoke.com tells us all about it. RALPH BERRIER JR. | 981-3338 Friday, July 12, 2013 … Continue reading

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Hiking ‘Flat Top Mountain’ at The Peaks of Otter

Flat Top juts 4,001 feet into the sky and has a miler longer trail than Sharp Top.  The walk to the summit is not nearly as strenuous.  Flat Top Hike: From the Visitor Center cross back across the Blue Ridge … Continue reading

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Hiking ‘Sharp Top Mountain’ at The Peaks of Otter

The Peaks of Otter are Bedford County’s tallest mountain peaks. Both have great trails for hiking and the views at the summit are well worth all the effort.  Today we will talk about Sharp Top and tomorrow we will discuss Flat … Continue reading

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Peaks of Otter Lodge & Restaurant Reopens July 15

The new operator of the Peaks of Otter Lodge & Restaurant, which will stay open until Dec. 15, began booking reservations Tuesday and will reopen on July 15 (with TV’s and Internet).  Read all about it in this latest article … Continue reading

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Have You Visited Evergreen Lavender Farm?

Evergreen Lavender Farm is a family owned business located in the rural community of Evergreen in Appomattox County, Virginia. In 2009, the farm began to transition from cut flower production to field grown lavender. The lavender harvested is used for our handmade … Continue reading

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Meet The Alpacas

Being a grandmother gives me the opportunity to visit places that, normally, I just do not take the time to visit.  Last week I took my grandson to Smith Mountain Lake Farm on Morewood Road to visit the alpacas.  What … Continue reading

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Pirates on the Alpaca Farm!

Join Smith Mountain Lake Farm for Pirate Day on July 21st for swashbuckling and scallywag fun. Dress like a pirate and get a free Treasure Map! Pirate treasure hunt amongst the alpacas with clues abounding the farm.  Know your Pirate facts and … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Activities near Smith Mountain Lake

Father’s Day Celebration at Peak’s of Otter Winery Dazzle Dad with tastes of many fruit wines at Peaks of Otter Winery on June 16th & 17th from Noon to 5pm.  You may bring your own glass, purchase a souvenir glass … Continue reading

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