Nine Sweet Spots to Stroll

Nine Sweet Spots to Stroll

Those of us who live in Highland know things casual visitors don’t. Things like where to buy fresh-caught oysters at Christmas time, or what’s the best route to follow during Maple Festival to avoid crowds, or where to walk if you want shade, sheep, or show-stopping...
Look Up: Highland has What 85% of the World Doesn’t

Look Up: Highland has What 85% of the World Doesn’t

When friends who don’t live here ask me about the nightlife in Highland County, they are often surprised when I answer that we have an absolutely stellar nightlife here.   Due to our geographical isolation, low population, and high elevation, we have one of the finest...
Highland County Holds Hidden Treasure

Highland County Holds Hidden Treasure

Two weeks ago, on a beautiful warm afternoon, Joe and I hopped in the car to go look for treasure. We arrived at the correct coordinates, but we couldn’t locate the small container that held the prize.  The clue we’d been given read “Not in or on the ground.”  That...
Top 10 FREE Things To Enjoy in Highland County

Top 10 FREE Things To Enjoy in Highland County

With a population of only 2,200 people and only one stoplight (well, actually, it’s a blinking traffic light) one might think there’s nothing to do in this little town. In actuality, there is so much to do in Highland County, Virginia! In fact, here are some...