Getaway Color Ways: Super Bowl Bound!

Super Bowl Sunday is fast-approaching and this year, we here in North Carolina are extra pumped because our Carolina Panthers will be there playing the Denver Broncos for the chance to be Super Bowl 50 champs! If the 17-1 Panthers bring home the win, it will be the very first Super Bowl victory in … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: Reed Gold Mine

Today we're heading to Midland, located in Cabarrus County, to the site of the very first documented gold find in the United States which is now known as Reed Gold Mine. The mine is also one of 27 North Carolina Historic Sites.   The first bit of gold was discovered by a farmer named … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways:

Today we're getting some major snow here in our area. In Western North Carolina, when the temperatures start dropping down, the people start heading up….up to the ski mountains of our state! With the highest mountains east of the Rockies, North Carolina is one of the most popular destinations in the … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: The Music of Molasses Creek

Throughout the years, a lot of great talent has come out of North Carolina. Actors, sports heroes, great politicians, inventors, musicians.....the list goes on and on! There are so many wonderful musicians that call North Carolina home, like The Avett Brothers & the Carolina Chocolate Drops, so … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: Favorite Posts from 2015

It's that time again! Now that 2015 is officially over, it's time to look back at some of my favorite Getaway Color Ways posts and color palettes from the past year.   One of my favorites had to be the January post "Baking for the Barks at arcBARKS". The chefs at this bakery in Greensboro … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: McAdenville, North Carolina

I don’t know about everyone else, but I can’t believe that Christmas is only a week away. Where has this month – no – where has this year gone?! Everything seems to come crashing together during this time of year, so much so that it’s really easy to get caught up in the rush, forget the true meaning … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: North Carolina Ice Climbing

When it’s warm outside, you’re sure to find plenty of people visiting one of North Carolina’s many outstanding waterfalls. Transylvania County, also known as “The Land of Waterfalls” has more than 250 waterfalls and draws thousands of eager sightseers every year. During the winter months, though, … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: Santa Claus is Coming to Town

December is here, and Christmas is quickly approaching! No matter where you go this holiday season, you're sure to see at least one, or maybe even several, jolly Santa Clauses running around. I think it's safe to say, though, that one home here in North Carolina can definitely boast having the … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: Prowlin’ for Pumpkins

During this time of the year it’s pumpkin this, pumpkin that, pumpkin everything! From pies to lattes, pumpkins are definitely in high demand throughout fall, and not just for humans; the animals of the North Carolina Conservators Center also love getting their paws on one! That’s why every … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: Winter Lights at NC Arboretum

  The North Carolina Arboretum is a 434-acre public garden located in Asheville. There are 65 acres of cultivated gardens, 10 miles of hiking and biking trails and numerous indoor and outdoor exhibits. A few of their most popular exhibits include the Quilt Garden, which is a unique … [Read more...]