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Take an exciting journey through the beauty of nature and mural art! The Appalachian Mural Trail travels through North Carolina, Virginia & Tennessee. Over 130 magnificent outdoor murals provide transformational moments. Once in front of a mural, take a selfie with your smartphone, then read the stories about the… Read More
The Blue Ridge National Heritage Area comprises the 25 westernmost counties in North Carolina, 11,000 square miles of scenic beauty among some of the oldest mountains in the world. The Blue Ridge Parkway serves as something of a “Main Street” through the region, and visitors can access many quaint… Read More
Visit Caldwell County to experience entertainment like live music and theatre, festivals and car shows, world class sculpture exhibits, local crafts, and antiques. You’ll find a host of accommodations in this outdoor recreation mecca located thirty minutes south of Milepost 294.6. Visit for the day or come to stay!… Read More
Floyd Center for the Arts – From Parkway Milepost 165.3, go North on Route 8 for 5.5 miles to 220 Parkway Lane. Galleries, concerts, open studio, gift shop, classes for children and adults, artisan trail, special events and more. (866) 787-8806. Read More
In Haywood County, NC you’ll find a truly authentic Appalachian experience filled with outdoor adventure and family-friendly activities to enjoy year-round. We’re probably best known for our 46 miles of the highest scenic drive along the Blue Ridge Parkway, hiking trails in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and affordable… Read More
Welcome to the Blue Ridge Traveler’s area of the Blue Ridge Parkway. We’re here to help you plan the vacation that fits your lifestyle. What will you find? Miles of epic backcountry trails scattered throughout our region of the Pisgah National Forest.  Ramble through pristine wilderness areas showcasing stellar waterfalls,… Read More
The Crozet Tunnel Greenway – the Coolest Hike in Virginia – offers a unique opportunity for visitors to visit both sides of the much-visited Blue Ridge Mountains at Rockfish Gap in Central Virginia. The tunnel and trails are part of a regional greenway system. The trail is for hikers… Read More
Find your way back to fresh air, bright skies and warm hospitality in Shenandoah County, Virginia. From Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park, it’s a short drive into Shenandoah County, home to six unique and beautiful historic towns with plenty to offer. Dine at fabulous… Read More
Take a detour off Milepost 63.7 and see for yourself why people love Lynchburg so much! Wind your way past wineries and farm stands (stopping to enjoy) to the picturesque city of Lynchburg, Virginia, known for its beautiful historic architecture packed into seven National Historic Districts.  Our vibrant city,… Read More