Thoughtful Gift Giving In Gaston

Thoughtful Gift Giving In Gaston

If you are the kind of person who makes an extra effort to find just the right gift for your family and friends that are on the nice list, consider getting out of town and going to Gaston. 

It’s Not Just A Race. It’s A Magical Experience.

It’s Not Just A Race. It’s A Magical Experience.

Gaston County Travel and Tourism is thrilled to have worked with Santa Hustle® Race Series, LLC and local city officials to add to this Holiday excitement by bringing the Santa Hustle® Half Marathon and 5K to our county.

6 Holiday Races You Don’t Want to Miss in Gaston County This Year

6 Holiday Races You Don’t Want to Miss in Gaston County This Year

Runners, fill your holidays with good cheer at these six races in Gaston County, North Carolina.

An Insider’s Guide to the Craft Brewing Scene in Gaston County

An Insider’s Guide to the Craft Brewing Scene in Gaston County

With an abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities throughout the area, Gaston County is the perfect setting for embracing the brewpub culture, and visitors will find several taprooms where they can taste local award-winning beers.

Webb Custom Kitchen: Growing with Gastonia

Webb Custom Kitchen: Growing with Gastonia

Many restaurants known for their atmosphere proclaim they’re offering you a trip back in time. But how many can take you simultaneously back into the past and forward into the future? Downtown Gastonia’s Webb Custom Kitchen does just that.

Santa Hustle comes to Belmont and Cramerton

Santa Hustle comes to Belmont and Cramerton

People everywhere have fallen in love with the Santa Hustle Race Series. And once you participate, you will understand why the Santa Hustle has received national attention from such major media outlets as the Travel Channel, ESPN and “The Rachael Ray Show.”

Gaston County Craft Beverage Trail

Gaston County Craft Beverage Trail

Gaston County craft Beverage Trail is sponsoring a sweepstakes using the hashtags: #craftbev and #GoGaston during October. They are giving away two Yeti Coolers. To enter, use the hashtags to share photos from any of the participants mentioned here.

GO Gaston: Mountain Island Park Trail offers scenic Catawba views

Mountain Island Park Trail scenic views

Nowhere is that connection stronger than at Mountain Island Park and its 3.2-mile greenway which follows the west shore of the Catawba River as its winds south toward Belmont.

Airport overlook: close, free and fantastic

Airport overlook: close, free and fantastic

The attraction is the overlook for Charlotte Douglas Airport, a spot where an upclose look at thundering jet craft arriving and departing from one of the nation’s busiest airports is on free display.

Common Ground trail systems blends nature, spirituality

Common Ground trail systems blends nature, spirituality

The sun had not yet risen on the early September morning when I met the Rev. Noel Sweezy, pastor of Stanley First United Methodist Church, and “Ranger” Jeanne Young, a retired postal worker who has devoted her retirement years to constructing and maintaining the trail system.

Gateway Trail Butterfly Garden -- a rest stop for monarchs

Gateway Trail Butterfly Garden a rest stop for monarchs

As summer slowly slips toward autumn in the western piedmont of North Carolina, a journey of mythical proportions is silently taking place above our heads.

Sytz Trail System great addition to Warlick Y

Sytz Trail System Great Addition to Warlick Y

The Sytz Trail System in the woods just to the east of the The Warlick Family YMCA and lake.

Gaston County outdoor spaces, indoor culinary

Gaston County Outdoor Spaces, Indoor Culinary

Gaston County has more than its share of outdoor activities while The towns serve up farm fresh and locally grown and owned food.

Whiskey Mill Bar and Grill serves up good times

Whiskey Mill Bar and Grill serves up good times

Life is good!” That’s how local restaurateur Mike Croft of Kings Mountain puts it. Croft, 51, is the owner-operator of the Whiskey Mill Bar and Grill in his hometown of Bessemer City.

Avon/Catawba Creek Greenway a Gastonia Showplace

Avon/Catawba Creek Greenway a Gastonia showplace

If you're looking for a trail marked by punishing hills sure to help get you in shape for that push up Kilimanjaro, the Avon/Catawba Creek Greenway is probably not for you. It's flat.