BackCountry Blog

Peek inside two new ranch models.

If main floor living is on your wish list—as it is for many—this post is for you. BackCountry™ is pleased to announce that three new ranch models are open and ready for touring. The photos below offer a sneak peek at what you’ll see on your visit. The new Painted Sky Collection by Shea Homes® includes […]


10 Thanksgiving traditions to try with your family this year

The good news about being a grownup is that you get to create your very own holiday traditions. Keep the best ones from your childhood, of course. Blend with your spouse’s, if applicable. And here’s the fun part—add in new traditions that sync up with your life now. Thanksgiving is almost here at BackCountry™. So pick […]


Why Halloween is happy at BackCountry

Contrary to what many kids might say, candy isn’t the best part of Halloween: it’s the togetherness. At BackCountry, plenty of that goes on at Halloween, just like at the community’s other holiday and seasonal gatherings. This Halloween marked the 2nd Annual BackCountry Haunted House, held at the community’s award-winning gathering place, the Sundial House. The theme […]


Happier holidays! A few tips for the season ahead.

What’s our favorite holiday, America? According to a 2015 Harris poll, Christmas wins, despite all our eye rolling about commercialization. But firmly in second place? Thanksgiving. (Interestingly, Valentine’s Day came in dead last at 1%.) So with our two fave holidays coming right up, these suggestions will help you make the most of the season. Fun, […]


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