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Nov 15 2023

Magical Christmas Village & Marketplace at Mountain Lake Lodge

Magical Christmas Village & Marketplace at Mountain Lake Lodge Open daily from November 24 to January 1 For holiday shopping, entertainment, whimsy and magic Glittering décor, music and lights. Delightfully decadent holiday treats. Gift shopping for friends and loved ones. Ice skating, cheer and visits with Santa, and all the things that make the holidays special. There’s a spectacular new attraction coming to southwestern...

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May 01 2023

Giles County Trail Center at Mountain Lake Lodge Celebrates Construction Kick Off With A Groundbreaking Ceremony

Friends of Southwest Virginia & regional partners break ground on the Giles County Trail Center at Mountain Lake Lodge in Pembroke, Virginia   (PEMBROKE, Va. – Friday, April 28, 2023) – Friends of Southwest Virginia, Giles County, and Mountain Lake Lodge held a celebratory groundbreaking Friday to commemorate the construction of the Giles County Trail Center at Mountain Lake Lodge. The visitor...

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Feb 01 2023

2023 “Best of the Blue Ridge” Winners

2023 “Best of the Blue Ridge” Winners Official Award Announcement for Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine 13th Annual Best of the Blue Ridge Awards From Blue Ridge Outdoors Wondering where the top trails are in the Blue Ridge? Or where can you get the best local cider and pizza after a day of adventure? Well, our readers have spoken!    Beginning in October of 2022, readers of...

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Top 10 Things To Do Before Summer Ends

Top 10 Things To Do Before Summer Ends Even though summer is coming to an end, there’s still several sunny days left for some summer fun! The time is NOW to find an adventure here in Giles County before the colors of the leaves start changing. There is an abundance of fun activities that you and your friends and family can...

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