Monterey Livestock: A Highland Icon Reawakened

Monterey Livestock: A Highland Icon Reawakened

What do you think of when you think of Highland County?  Some of you may say an enthusiastic, “Maple!” And, while sugar-making is important to our little, mountain community, I always think of our wide-open spaces and mild climate – perfect for raising...
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...
Kick The Winter Blues: Plan a Warm-Weather Highland Vacation

Kick The Winter Blues: Plan a Warm-Weather Highland Vacation

In November, December, and even a bit into the new year, some of us enjoy seeing those white, angelic flakes fall. Especially when we’re listening to “It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas,” and you’re gathering with family and friends for the holidays. But...
Five Fall Memories from a Highland County Childhood

Five Fall Memories from a Highland County Childhood

Is it just me, or does Fall uniquely evoke a sense of childhood nostalgia?  The first days of school bundled up in your new (or new-to-you) winter coat. Cattle trailers moving here and there on the roads like busy worker ants. Apple butter and pumpkins. The sights and...
Relax. Recharge. Reset.: WanderLOVE in Highland County

Relax. Recharge. Reset.: WanderLOVE in Highland County

Wanderlove, a new tourism initiative from the Virginia Tourism Corporation, is about doing what you love with the people you love. Experience the unspoiled views and hidden gems during a road trip in our mountain community of Highland County. Highland County is one of...