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Smith Mountain Lake Blog

01/12/2018
romance

3 of the Best Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day on Smith Mountain Lake

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If you’re looking for the perfect place to travel for Valentine’s Day, look no further than Smith Mountain Lake. There’s no better destination for an intimate, quiet vacation with your loved one. With the town of Roanoke just an hour away and the beautiful lake to explore, you’ll have plenty to do and see during your Valentine’s Day on Smith Mountain Lake! We’ve listed a couple of great suggestions for how to spend Valentine’s Day on Smith Mountain Lake, but there’s plenty more to do around town! Download our free […]

01/5/2018
romance

How to Plan Weekend Getaways in Virginia for Couples

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Our slogan doesn’t lie: Virginia is for lovers! Whether you’re celebrating an anniversary, on your honeymoon, or simply taking a trip with the one you love most, Smith Mountain Lake is the perfect destination. From the gorgeous scenery to the many area wineries, there is plenty to do an see. Let us help you plan weekend getaways in Virginia for couples! We’ve listed a couple of our favorite ideas for weekend getaways in Virginia for couples, but there are plenty more! Download our free Vacation Guide to get a full […]

12/28/2017
Smith Mountain lake

Everything You Need to Know About Fishing at Smith Mountain Lake

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Cast your line and reel in the big one during your trip to Smith Mountain Lake! There are so many great opportunities to fish during your stay in a Premier Vacation Rentals property. Whether you’re hoping to catch your dinner or you simply want to spend a day on the water, there’s no better place than our gorgeous lake. Find out everything you need to know about fishing at Smith Mountain Lake! Do you need to pick up some supplies before fishing at Smith Mountain Lake? Download our free Vacation […]

12/21/2017
Attractions

How to Enjoy a Day of Fun at an Ice Rink at Roanoke

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Smith Mountain Lake is the perfect year-round destination! From our gorgeous summer weather to the cozy winter months, it’s always a good time to visit the Jewel of the Blue Ridge Mountains! If you’re searching for fun activities to do during the colder season, we’ve got the perfect recommendation! Visit an ice rink at Roanoke for a day of skating fun! After your visit to an ice rink at Roanoke, indulge in a delicious meal to warm up! Download our free Vacation Guide to get a full list of our […]

12/14/2017
Activities

Some of the Best Things to Do at the Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre

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Is enjoying year-round skiing, snowboarding, and tubing near Smith Mountain Lake really possible? It’s true! Just over an hour away from our beautiful lake is the Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre, a premier attraction for winter sports in every season. The center is part of Liberty University, a private Christian college in Lynchburg. Find out everything you need to know about this fun attraction! Before you head out to the Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre, be sure to fuel up with a delicious meal. Download our free Vacation Guide to find out […]

12/6/2017
Festivals

Why You Need to Spend the Holidays at Poplar Forest

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Is there anything better than spending the holidays at Smith Mountain Lake? There are so many great winter festivals near Smith Mountain Lake, from carnivals to winery events. Two of our favorite celebrations takes place at one fantastic location: Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest. Which once served as the former president’s retreat now is a National Historic Landmark and popular attraction. Discover what is so special about holidays at Poplar Forest! Holidays at Poplar Forest are just one of the fantastic Smith Mountain Lake events to take advantage of during your […]

12/6/2017
Festivals

3 of the Best Winter Festivals near Smith Mountain Lake

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While summer might be the most popular time to visit Smith Mountain Lake, there is something so special about vacationing here during the winter. The lake takes on a serene quality, with the peace and privacy found in the off-season. There’s no need to worry about being bored. There are plenty of fantastic winter festivals near Smith Mountain Lake to attend. From Christmas celebrations to wine tastings, here are a couple of our favorites. Below, you’ll find just a couple of our favorite winter festivals near Smith Mountain Lake. For […]

11/30/2017
Activities

3 of the Best Free Things to Do in Roanoke

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If you want to have a fun vacation without breaking the bank, you’re in luck! There are plenty of fantastic things to do in Roanoke, VA, for free. Have a fun time enjoying the beautiful Blue Ridge, appreciating art and history, and the great outdoors. Get the inside scoop on how to have a great time in Roanoke without spending a dime! After you’ve saved so much money taking advantage of these free things to do in Roanoke, indulge in a delicious meal from one of the area’s fantastic restaurants. […]

11/21/2017
Attractions

3 of the Best Things to Do During Family Weekend Getaways in VA

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Time seems to fly by faster and faster. Before you know it, your kids are grown and starting families of their own. Don’t let opportunities to create special moments and memories pass you by. Let us help you plan the best family weekend getaways in VA. We’ve listed some great suggestions to help you plan family weekend getaways in VA. For even more fun activities, download our free Vacation Guide! It’s chock full of awesome hiking spots, museums, historic sites, and restaurants. Planning your trip to Smith Mountain Lake is […]

11/20/2017
blog

Thanksgiving in the Smith Mountain Lake Area

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When you think about your Thanksgiving celebrations over the last few years, what stands out the most? Do you have warm and fuzzy memories of happy family members, great food, and an overall feeling of well-being? Or do you remember working for weeks to get the house clean, spending a small fortune and hours of preparation on a feast that is demolished within minutes of being finished, and ending the day with a sigh of total exhaustion after the last guest left and then realizing you still have a mess […]