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Get An SML Steal With Hot Deals - 10/26/11 01:48 PM
Last week’s blog brought attention to a couple of national trends embraced by the Smith Mountain Lake community. We pride ourselves on being on the forefront of lifestyle trends, not unfamiliar with helpful health, financial, family and property advice and resources that really make a difference. Another popular national trend found at SML is Hot Deals. The Smith Mountain Lake Chamber of Commerce has partnered with its business members to provide hot deals for residents and guests of Smith Mountain Lake. Like many towns and cities, getting a good deal on food, entertainment, vehicle service, beauty treatments, and lodging accommodations are (2 comments)
Buy Clean, Buy Local at Smith Mountain Lake - 10/21/11 01:48 PM
Though Smith Mountain Lake is tucked away in the sanctuary of the Blue Ridge Mountains, untouched by big city traffic and noise, the community is not closed off from the latest health and wellness trends popular across the nation and world. In fact, SML residents are keen on being at the forefront of knowledge and resources that will benefit them and their entire family. Clean eating and local buying are two popular trends in the United States and at Smith Mountain Lake. Many lake locals appreciate the option to buy organic or naturally produced foods right in the community, both for (0 comments)
The Virginia Dare - SML’s Rambling Icon - 10/19/11 02:04 PM
Smith Mountain Lake has many distinctive icons and several must-do activities for visitors. One of our favorites is the Virginia Dare 19th century replica side wheeler cruise boat. The two-story dining charter carries locals and guests on routes around the lake in true Mississippi River style. The flotilla has been showing passengers the best of Smith Mountain Lake’s attractive shoreline, exquisite homes, seasonal changes and tranquil nature scenes for more than 20 years. The Virginia Dare is popular during the warm months, of course, voyaging themed cruises such as the weekly Hawaiian cruise and wildlife cruise from May through October. In (0 comments)
Finding A Smith Mountain Lake Home Builder - 10/10/11 02:29 PM
Our last blog featured an interesting new trend of long distance home building at Smith Mountain Lake and other popular second home and retirement home locations. Property buyers are able to oversee house and dock building projects from their computer or smart phone - eliminating the need for constant travel to the construction site and making long distance home building more convenient than ever. Perhaps you are interested in buying property at Smith Mountain Lake for a second home or retirement home. Before you begin the search for a local builder, we have some helpful tips. First, you can find a (0 comments)
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