Highland Events You Should Attend (Other than the Maple Festival)

Highland Events You Should Attend (Other than the Maple Festival)

The event Highland County is most known for is our Maple Festival, which happens annually on the second and third weekends in March. However, there are plenty of other great events to attend in Highland throughout the year. (And the weather during these other events...
Highland County: in the Eyes of our 2022 Maple Queen

Highland County: in the Eyes of our 2022 Maple Queen

Hello, my name is Carly Thomas! I am 17 years old, a senior at Highland High School, and a lover of all things Highland. Devoted readers of this blog just might remember me from some of my previous posts!  On February 26th, I was crowned the 2022 Highland County Maple...
Inside the Maple Sugar Camps: Sweet Winter Harvest

Inside the Maple Sugar Camps: Sweet Winter Harvest

*This article was posted on March 21, 2014 by Beauty Along the Road* Just when you think that winter has frayed your last nerve and spring still seems a distant dream, Mother Nature is quietly working her magic. When the nights are still freezing but the days are...
The Official Maple Festival of Virginia Returns

The Official Maple Festival of Virginia Returns

The tradition of the Highland County Maple Festival in Virginia returns March 12-13 and 19-20, 2022! Since 1959, visitors have been drawn to Highland County to tour real maple sugar camps for a cultural and culinary adventure. All-you-can-eat pancake and buckwheat...
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...