Author: Taylor Perry

Explore Nearby Bryson City for an Amazing Journey

One of the great things about living at Santeetlah Lakeside is the proximity to so many fun things to see and do in Western North Carolina. If you’re looking to venture out for a day, a perfect getaway is to the peaceful river town of Bryson City, just 30+ miles east of Santeetlah Lakeside. It’s […]

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Santeetlah Lakeside’s History & Inspiration

Every place has a story that gives us a greater appreciation of its meaning and place in history. The story of Santeetlah Lakeside is no exception. Its story unveils the uniqueness of this community and the rare opportunity it offers a fortunate few to own a piece of this majestic, unspoiled mountain lake escape, especially […]

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Winter Dreamland Welcomes the New Year at Santeetlah Lakeside

We couldn’t have dreamed of a more magical setting for Christmas and the New Year at Lake Santeetlah. With nearly seven inches of snow covering the mountains and framing the lake, it was spectacular scenery for Christmas in a quite memorable year. For those who dream of a white Christmas, Mother Nature did not disappoint. […]

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The Santeetlah Lakeside Beginner’s Guide to Leaf-Peeping Season

Brilliant yellows, vibrant reds, and orange hues — October is the most colorful time of the year in the Western North Carolina mountains. And there are plenty of ways to experience this picturesque season, from countryside drives to scenic hiking trails and small-town harvest festivals. However, with so many places to explore, trying to plan […]

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