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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
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
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
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
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
“Your time…our place.” Sculpted by Nature…crafted by Man, visit Caldwell County. Experience live music and theatre, festivals and car shows, world class sculpture exhibits, local crafts, and antiques. Located thirty minutes south of Blowing Rock at Milepost 294.6. www.explorecaldwell.com (828) 726-0616. Read More