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One of Smith Mountain Lake’s greatest luxuries is a day hosted by Mother Nature. Our local parks are developed to help guests make the most of the peaceful, beautiful scenery. Though there are several picnic and play-friendly spots around SML, there are three that offer experiences well beyond th...
08/20/2014
School children are donning backpacks once again in the Smith Mountain Lake community. Another school year is beginning at most area schools and man families here are expecting nothing short of excellence from public and private school systems. One of the ways the Franklin County school system is...
08/17/2014
For many local schools, the new year begins this week. Smith Mountain Lake students and families are fortunate to have excellent education within the reach of any neighborhood surrounding the lake. SML’s three counties of Bedford, Franklin and Pittsylvania are well liked by residents and increase...
08/17/2014
When it is time to think about that second home, retirement location or a more idyllic family neighborhood, Smith Mountain Lake often pops up on the radar. And one of the primary reasons is the acreage available. Many home buyers in this area are looking to trade crowding, traffic and small space...
08/17/2014
The view of Smith Mountain Lake isn’t complete without the serene scene of white sails on the horizon. Almost year-round, sailing enthusiasts enjoy their favorite type of on-the-water cruise on our beautiful lake. Some are out for the relaxation, but many are into the thrill of competition. Local...
07/29/2014
The months between Memorial Day and Labor Day are peak season for home selling across the nation, Smith Mountain Lake included. If you’re one of the many home owners at Smith Mountain Lake looking to sell your property, let us help out with a few tips from a recent article in Forbes Magazine.  Th...
07/07/2014
Smith Mountain Lake is often on the cutting edge of water sports and water recreation. The latest in water hobbies never takes long to catch on at a place where residents and visitors want to take on the next water challenge. Flyboarding is one of the on-the-water activities to make its arrival a...
06/24/2014
Renting a vacation home is a popular way to enjoy the thrills of Smith Mountain Lake, but a recent article in Forbes Magazine cautions renters on a growing fraud trend. An April report titled “How To Avoid The Internet’s Hottest Scam: Fake Vacation Rentals” warns vacation home rental seekers of t...
06/16/2014
You and your family have finally shaken free of school time schedules and obligations and it’s time to make the most of the summer months. Whether you live here or love to vacation at Smith Mountain Lake, we hope you are making plans to take advantage of all the exciting on and off-water fun avai...
06/03/2014
Part of what makes Smith Mountain Lake so special is its natural environment. Much of the acreage surrounding its 500 miles of shoreline is undisturbed green space or protected parks where wildlife and vegetation thrive. Families that live at the lake get plentiful views of wild animals in their ...
05/20/2014
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