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The Best of the Wine Festival in Smith Mountain Lake, VA

You’re not going to want to miss one of the biggest Smith Mountain Lake events! The Smith Mountain Lake Wine Festival (or SML Wine Festival) is one of the most anticipated annual events around the lake. There will be 29 wineries participating in the festival, as well as 85 craft and food vendors. In 2016,… Read More »

July 15, 2017 Premier Vacation Rentals No Comments Festivals

What You Need to Know About Smith Mountain Lake Oktoberfest!

You don’t have to travel all the way to Munich to celebrate Oktoberfest! Come to the Smith Mountain Lake Oktoberfest to celebrate the fall season, German culture, and delicious beer! Every year, The Willard Companies partner with the Smith Mountain Lake YMCA to sponsor the festival as well as a 5K race. All proceeds from… Read More »

July 7, 2017 Premier Vacation Rentals No Comments Smith Mountain lake Smith Mountain Lake Festivals

What You Need to Know About the Booker T. Washington National Monument

  Just a short drive from the serenity of Smith Mountain Lake is a historical attraction that pays tribute to one of the most inspirational and impressive figures in American history. The Booker T. Washington National Monument is located at the birthplace of Booker T. Washington in Hardy, VA, 30 minutes from the lake.  During… Read More »

June 30, 2017 Premier Vacation Rentals No Comments Uncategorized

3 of the Best Smith Mountain Lake Fishing Guides

  Here at Smith Mountain Lake, fishing is one of our favorite pastimes. There’s nothing quite like spending a day on the still waters, a gentle breeze guiding your line as you cast into the lake. If you’ve never fished in our lake before, consider hiring one of our Smith Mountain Lake fishing guides. They… Read More »

June 23, 2017 Premier Vacation Rentals No Comments Attractions

How to Find the Best Smith Mountain Lake Jet Ski Rentals

  While there are plenty of visitors who enjoy the relaxing fishing, kayaking, and canoeing available on the lake, we love our guests who want to take things up a notch! There’s nothing like the adrenaline rush of shooting across the water on a state-of-the-art jet ski. Experience the beauty of Smith Mountain Lake’s clear… Read More »

June 16, 2017 Premier Vacation Rentals No Comments Attractions

The Best Ways to Enjoy the Smith Mountain Lake State Park Beach

A trip to Smith Mountain Lake isn’t complete without an afternoon spent relaxing on the serene water’s edge, surrounded by the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. Our lake is the second largest freshwater lake in Virginia and is a haven for anyone who loves the water. It’s the ideal place for an afternoon swim, fishing, tubing,… Read More »

June 9, 2017 Premier Vacation Rentals No Comments Smith Mountain lake

4 of the Best Smith Mountain Lake Boat Rentals

Boating is one of the most popular activities here at Smith Mountain Lake. Locals and visitors alike flock to the lake to spend an afternoon fishing, tubing, kayaking, or canoeing. You don’t have to worry about bringing your own equipment when staying at a Premier Vacation Rental home. We’ve put together a list of a… Read More »

June 2, 2017 Premier Vacation Rentals No Comments Shopping

Your Guide to the Best Smith Mountain Lake Events!

We love a festival here at Smith Mountain Lake! In fact, we never miss the opportunity to celebrate a holiday, our history, or the lake! From fishing tournaments to wine festivals, Smith Mountain Lake has a festival for everything. Many of these festivals have been running annually for more than 30 years. You’ll understand our… Read More »

May 26, 2017 Premier Vacation Rentals No Comments Uncategorized

Where is the Best Place to Watch Smith Mountain Lake Fireworks?

The 4th of July is always a huge event at Smith Mountain Lake, as residents and visitors gather around the lake’s edge to celebrate. One visit and you’ll understand why. There’s nothing quite as beautiful as colorful fireworks bursting over the lake, reflected by the still, clear water. It’s an awe-inspiring sight, one that you… Read More »

May 23, 2017 Premier Vacation Rentals No Comments Holiday

Pay Tribute to Bravery at the D-Day Memorial in Bedford, VA

Every year, the city of Bedford pays tribute to the men and women who sacrificed to fight for our country during the invasion of Normandy, also known as D-Day. D-Day occurred on June 6, 1944. It was the Allied invasion of Western Europe and it was a turning point in World War II. Due to… Read More »

May 22, 2017 Premier Vacation Rentals No Comments Attractions