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After a day on the trails or engaged in other outdoor activities, pair your favorite beverage with
Southern comfort dishes prepared at Black Sheep Bar & Patio in Blue Ridge, Georgia.

Outdoor Do: Explore more than
10,000 acres of forest and trails in
Dupont State Forest. Great mountain biking, hiking and beautiful
waterfalls. dupontforest.com

Dine: Marco Trattoria. Owned and
operated by Chef Marc Dambax.
marcotrattoria.com
Imbibery: Oskar Blues Brewery -
the brewery taproom is open every
day except Christmas and Thanksgiving. It offers free tours, special
beers, and a food truck on site every day. oskarblues.com

Sleep: Oskar Blues REEB Ranch
offers a cabin, barn apartment
and tent camping; easy access to
Dupont State Forest. http://bit.
ly/1SAHzfw

SOUTH CAROLINA
Town/area: Greenville
visitgreenvillesc.com

Fall Drive: It's about a 45-minute
drive from Greenville to Caesars
Head State Park via U.S. 276. At the

park, check out the popular twomile Raven Cliff Falls trail leading
to the 420-foot waterfall.
southcarolinaparks.com/caesarshead

Outdoor Do: GHS Swamp Rabbit
Trail is a nearly 20-mile trail linking
Travelers Rest and Greenville via a
former railroad corridor. It's great
for biking, skating, walking and
running.
greenvillerec.com/swamprabbit

GEORGIA:

Town/area: Blue Ridge
blueridgemountains.com

Fall "Drive": Instead of driving to
glimpse fall leaves, climb aboard
the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway
where you can relax and enjoy a
26-mile ride (4 hours roundtrip)
from Blue Ridge to McCaysville,
Georgia and Copperhill, Tennessee.
brscenic.com

Dine: Stella's Southern Bistro, Simpsonville. Owned by Chef Jason
Scholz and his wife, Julia, the restaurant serves up creations inspired
by locally sourced ingredients.
stellasbistro.com

Outdoor Do: Fly through the trees

Imbibery: Thomas Creek Brewery. It

Dine: Black Sheep Bar & Patio, serv-

opened 17 years ago and is the largest craft brewery in South Carolina.
thomascreekbeer.com

ing up Southern comfort food.
blacksheepblueridge.com

Sleep: Swamp Rabbit Inn allows you
to rent a room or the whole house
if you have a large family or group,
plus they offer their own rental fleet
of bikes. swamprabbitinn.com

at Zipline Canopy Tours of Blue
Ridge, Georgia. Located just a few
miles from downtown, there are 13
zips (6,000 total feet of cable).
zipblueridge.com

Imbibery:

Blue Ridge Brewery.
Brewpub features six house beers
and full restaurant.
blueridgebrewery.com

Sleep: Southern Comfort Cabin
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015

The Family Farm is Alive and Well in the Virginia Mountains
7 States of Mountain Treks, Complete with a Beer or Wine Stop
The Photo Essay: Autumn Beauty
Wendell Scott Gets His Due
Weekend: Where the North Carolina and Tennessee Mountains Rub Shoulders
Chillin’ in Chattanooga
Charlottesville to Charleston aboard Amtrak
Great Tastes of the West Virginia Panhandle
Cavender Cabins: Enjoy the North Georgia Woods
From the Editor
Letters / Worth a Click
Mill Creek Stories
The Hike
Creature Feature
Mountain Report
Great Home Buys in the Mountains
Country Roads
Festivals & Events
Singing in the Garden
Guest Column: Liz Belcher
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - Intro
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - Cover1
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - Cover2
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 3
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 4
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - B1
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - B2
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 5
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - From the Editor
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - Letters / Worth a Click
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - Mill Creek Stories
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 9
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - The Hike
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 11
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - Creature Feature
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - Mountain Report
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - Great Home Buys in the Mountains
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - Country Roads
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 16
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 17
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - Festivals & Events
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 19
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 20
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 21
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - The Family Farm is Alive and Well in the Virginia Mountains
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 23
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 24
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 25
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 26
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 27
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 7 States of Mountain Treks, Complete with a Beer or Wine Stop
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 29
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 30
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 31
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 32
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 33
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - The Photo Essay: Autumn Beauty
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 35
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 36
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 37
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - Wendell Scott Gets His Due
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 39
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 40
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 41
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - Weekend: Where the North Carolina and Tennessee Mountains Rub Shoulders
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 43
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 44
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - Chillin’ in Chattanooga
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 46
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 47
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - Charlottesville to Charleston aboard Amtrak
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 49
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 50
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 51
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - Great Tastes of the West Virginia Panhandle
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 53
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 54
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 55
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 56
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 57
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 58
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 59
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - Cavender Cabins: Enjoy the North Georgia Woods
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 61
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 62
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - Singing in the Garden
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 64
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - 65
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - Guest Column: Liz Belcher
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2015 - Cover3
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