If you’ve outgrown your current living situation, or are ready to transition from renting to owning, there’s one thing you need to do before you start house shopping: get a copy of your credit report and fix any errors that you find. Unless you’re paying for your new home outright, you’re more than likely going… [read more]
Oktoberfest is a celebration of Bavarian culture typically involving beer, food, and live music. Even though the name implies that festivals take place in October, the official 16-day festival takes place at the end of September through the first week of October. The Smith Mountain Lake area has seen an eruption of local breweries over… [read more]
Raise your glass and make a toast to Virginia Wine Month! The month of October is the perfect time to get out and explore local Smith Mountain Lake wineries. Below is a list of area wineries to check out during your month-long celebration of our local libations. Hickory Hill Vineyards and Winery 1722 Hickory Cove… [read more]
If you’re thinking about moving to, retiring, or buying a vacation home on Smith Mountain Lake, or you just want to know more about this fantastic area, you’ll find everything you need in this free insider’s guide!