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Monday March 23, 2015
The last thing you want to worry about when you're on vacation is whether or not the place you're staying is clean. But if you're staying at a hotel, unfortunately, that is something you do have to worry about. There is plenty of evidence that shows us hotels aren't as clean as we would expect....
Friday March 13, 2015
  Going gluten free can be a major challenge, especially when it comes to eating out. When restaurants offer gluten-free options, it just makes life (and Blue Ridge getaways!) so much easier. Here are five of our favorite local restaurants that offer gluten-free options! Bon Appétit!   1....
Sunday March 1, 2015
Spring is almost here, and what better way to celebrate than to take advantage of all the great things going on in Blue Ridge this month? From art shows and live music to hiking workshops and winery tours, there's something for everyone to enjoy in the area. Check out nine of the upcoming events...
Wednesday February 18, 2015
Here at CRG, we know luxury. All of our rentals offer unique, upscale experiences that go beyond a simple cabin-in-the-woods retreat. They boast the perfect mix of lavish living and homey touches to make every stay feel indulgent and every guest feel welcome. Here are five examples of exquisite...
Wednesday February 11, 2015
While hotel rooms have their merit, there are just some areas where they fall short. When it comes to making memories with friends and family, you're probably not going to remember that room that looked just like every other hotel room you've stayed in. But that time you went on that mountain...
Monday February 2, 2015
Get your calendars ready! Blue Ridge has lots to offer this month, and you won't want to miss any of the fun events happening in the area. Here are a handful of things you can look forward to this February.   1. Fire & Ice Chili Cook-off Don't miss Blue Ridge’s 5th Annual Fire &...
Monday January 26, 2015
There's more than one way to do Valentine's Day. While the typical romance and flowers approach is great, that doesn't mean we can't celebrate a different kind of love, too: the love we have for our friends and families. And what better place to reconnect with loved ones than beautiful Blue Ridge?...
Wednesday January 14, 2015
We've all had those moments when we've wished the snow would just come to an end. It's cold and wet and makes it hard to get where we want to go. Sometimes, it's easy to forget the beauty and wonder this time of year can offer, but these gorgeous photos will have you singing "Let it Snow" in no...
Tuesday January 6, 2015
We’re just a little over a month away from Blue Ridge’s 5th Annual Fire & Ice Chili Cook-Off! This year's cook-off will take place on Valentine’s Day (Saturday, February 14th), so bring your sweetheart or a group of loved ones to beautiful Blue Ridge to experience the fiercest of chili...
Monday December 29, 2014
With the new year comes a collection of new things to do in Blue Ridge! January promises plenty of fun, family-friendly events. Check out 5 great options below! 1. BingoCome enjoy Bingo every Thursday night this month at Kiwanis Fair Grounds! For just $10 per card, you can win all kinds of great...
Friday December 19, 2014
While Blue Ridge is certainly a popular and exciting tourist spot, Murphy, North Carolina is also a great option for your next getaway. Just 30 minutes up the road from Blue Ridge, Murphy is an excellent place for a retreat, with plenty of fun things to do. Check out a few of our favorites below. ...
Wednesday December 10, 2014
Longing to go on vacation, but can’t bear to leave your furry friend behind? You may not have to! There are plenty of places in Blue Ridge that will welcome your dog with open arms. Check them out below, and get started planning a getaway that’s perfect for you and your pooch. Love Dogs &...

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