10 Ways to Enjoy Spring at The Cliffs 

Fantastic Spring Events to Look Forward to at The Cliffs 

Nestled in the stunning Blue Ridge Mountains, spring has sprung at The Cliffs –– and as a club member, you have the world at your fingertips! The sunny weather, coupled with the outstanding amenities, makes for a beautiful time of year. Look at the exciting spring events you can participate in this season to make the most of the warmer weather in the Carolinas. 

1. Lose Yourself Among the Wildflowers

The natural beauty found at The Cliffs is unlike any other. The landscape is serene, and you can’t help but let it pull you in. In springtime, thousands of wildflowers blossom as the weather warms and the skies turn blue. Overnight, the once-empty fields explode with color. We offer once-in-a-lifetime events to strengthen the connection between man and nature, including our guided wildflower tours for the budding botanist. 

Club members can join The Cliff’s Outdoor Pursuits Team and Bruce Lampright on the Appalachian Lumber Trail in Nine Times Preserve for a special guided landscape tour. Bruce Lampright, a renowned former Master Naturalist Instructor, helped found the SC Master Naturalist Program at Clemson University. He is passionate about teaching members how to identify the first of many colorful wildflowers that spring provides. 

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2. Get Out on the Water

10 Ways to Enjoy Spring at The Cliffs

Living at The Cliffs means there’s no shortage of water access. Whether you live lakeside or you prefer to hike to a waterfall, getting out on the water is another excellent way to connect with nature that surrounds you. 

The Jocassee Gorges are some of the most biologically diverse areas of the planet, and they’re located right outside your back door. The landscape’s palette is ever-changing, and April is a great time to see the fleeting wildflowers blooming. Members at The Cliffs have a rare chance to see magnificent wildlife up close and personal thanks to the tours of Jocassee’s stunning waterfalls and lake. Members can even spot bald eagle chicks around the community by the third Thursday in April! 

3. Wander the Miles of Trails

10 Ways to Enjoy Spring at The Cliffs

Miles and miles of trails lead in and out of each community at The Cliffs, allowing you to hike or bike at your own pace. If you ask any of our members here, they’ll confirm staying active has never been easier. But why not turn your outing into an opportunity to socialize? Deep in Pisgah National Forest is a two-mile loop with views and moderate climbing. Members can sign up for regular guided hikes each month. The trail meanders along scenic areas and provides views of a winding creek while giving you an excellent, heart-pumping workout. 

Read More: Top 11 Hiking Trails in the Blue Ridge Mountains

4. See Life from a New Point of View

Club members are privy to experiencing all sorts of new adventures — just one of the many perks of living here at The Cliffs. 

For example, members can experience the tranquility of floating over the Blue Ridge Mountains in a peaceful hot air balloon ride. The fun begins early in the morning, and you can chase the sunrise and take in the spectacular views as you float above Asheville! Unique tours and excursions are available regularly so members can experience new adventures close to home.

5. Master the Art of Golf

10 Ways to Enjoy Spring at The Cliffs

As a premier golf community with some of the top courses in the country, The Cliffs holds regular golf events to encourage camaraderie among members. Yearly events include the beloved Dine and Dash at The Cliffs Valley, featuring a fun and relaxed golf event paired with a multi-course menu served on the golf course. Players can also look forward to paired drinks at each station.

Members can also take advantage of periodic demo days and fittings by some of the top brands in the industry. This spring, club members can partake in the TaylorMade Fitting and Demo Day at The Cliffs at Keowee Vineyards practice facility. Our club members will get exclusive access to product launches such as a new iron range, utilities, putters, and wedges. 

6. Hop on the Saddle

10 Ways to Enjoy Spring at The Cliffs

Keowee Vineyards is the ideal place for equestrians to live. Whether you enjoy trail rides or compete regularly, the community barn is the perfect place for your horses. Aside from riding in the arenas, you can join your fellow riders for a monthly group outing. Get to know your neighbors during the post-ride happy hour with beer, wine, and hors d’oeuvres back at the barn. Moreover, members from any community can join in on these trail rides, too! 

7. Indulge in Culinary Delights

Spring brings a fresh bounty of flavors to The Cliffs. From farm-to-table dinners showcasing seasonal ingredients to cooking classes with renowned chefs, there’s a culinary experience for every palate. Members can also explore wine-pairing events and themed dining nights to elevate their dining experiences.

8. Unwind with Wellness

Enjoy a range of wellness activities this spring to enhance your well-being. Across our communities, you can enjoy yoga retreats in picturesque settings, group cycling with world-class experts, and many other holistic wellness experiences. Members can also join fitness classes, mindfulness workshops, and outdoor meditation sessions to recharge and reconnect with themselves.

9. Explore Cultural Experiences

Immerse yourself in the region’s rich heritage with cultural events and excursions. Discover local art galleries, attend performances by talented artists, and participate in cultural festivals celebrating the area’s heritage. The Cliffs provides opportunities to engage with the vibrant cultural scene while fostering community among members.

Learn More: 5 Art Galleries to Visit in Clemson, South Carolina

10. Celebrate Special Occasions

10 Ways to Enjoy Spring at The Cliffs

Spring is a time for celebrations, and The Cliffs ensures that every special occasion is memorable. Whether you are hosting a private event overlooking breathtaking views, organizing themed parties, or arranging personalized celebrations, members can create unforgettable moments with family and friends at one of our many private venues. One of our member favorites is Glassy Chapel, perched atop Glassy Mountain. The Chapel offers breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and is the perfect place to celebrate milestone events or hold a wedding. The Chapel is also the ideal setting for intimate gatherings.

Make the Most of Spring at The Cliffs

The beauty of living at The Cliffs is that these are just a glimpse of the many events available to you as a club member. Wine tastings, book clubs, golf tournaments, and equestrian events — the list goes on and on. Here, you can live life as you please while getting to know your neighbors and building the community around you. 

If you are not a member of one of our seven private luxury communities at The Cliffs, we invite you to connect with us to learn more about what mountain and lake living looks like. Click the button below to contact us.

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