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More travelers get on and off the Blue Ridge Parkway in Asheville than anywhere else along the scenic road. This thriving mountain city makes for a vibrant and stylish basecamp boasting an eclectic downtown, 250+ independent restaurants, 50+ craft breweries, and an engaging art and music scene. In Asheville you… Read More
Bent Mountain Mercantile is located just 3.5 miles North of Parkway Milepost 135.9 on US 221. We offer local fruit and produce, eggs, meat and cheese, honey, plants, and picnic supplies including cold drinks and snacks. Plus sandwiches and local fare in our café. Stop by if you’re in… Read More
Black Mountain is known as “The Little Town That Rocks.” Near Asheville, it has arts/crafts, antiques, galleries, museum, specialty shops and restaurants. Plus, there’s hiking/biking, golf, festivals, breweries, and music. Your choice of lodging includes B&Bs, cabins, and hotels. Pet-friendly. Get your free guide at www.exploreblackmountain.com or by calling… Read More
Blue Ridge Towns & Trails – Discover the majestic North Carolina Blue Ridge Mountains. Explore our great small towns & trails, offering tourist info on lodging, dining, shopping, events and all western North Carolina attractions. Detailed business listings with map links can be found at www.NCBlueRidge.com. Read More
Perfectly situated where Skyline Drive, Blue Ridge Parkway, and Appalachian Trail meet, Waynesboro, VA, offers travelers a getaway as relaxing or adventurous as their tastes. Waynesboro Fall Foliage Art show and festival, Sunday Oct. 9, 2016. (Photo by Norm Shafer). The South River, one of two urban trout fisheries… Read More
DeVine Cafe and Wine Shop – 5.5 miles from Parkway Milepost 13.6. Small café with coffee and wine bar offering a delicious selection of prepared entrees, sides, and beverages (including a wide selection of wines by the glass, beer, and cider) with a focus on locally sourced products. Plus… Read More
Dogtown Roadhouse is located in downtown Floyd, Virginia just six miles from Parkway Milepost 165.2. Offering Handcrafted Wood-Fired Pizza made from local ingredients, Appetizers & Fresh Salads, a Full Bar with 14 Rotating Taps, In-house & Mobile Catering, Private Parties and Live Music & Events. Outdoor seating and restaurant… Read More
Our welcoming mountain town offers something for just about everyone, any time of the year. From epic outdoor adventures to world-famous spas and cozy mountain cabins to grand historic inns, there are many reasons why it’s better in Boone. Visit www.exploreboone.com for more reasons to visit. Read More
Accessible from US 23, 441, 64, and NC 28. Gem and ruby mines, scenic waterfalls and more! For more information on accommodations and attractions, please contact the Franklin Area Chamber of Commerce at 98 Hyatt Rd, Franklin, NC 28734. (828) 524-3161, (800) 336-7829, or www.franklin-chamber.com.  … Read More
Nestled along the foothills of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains, Franklin County boasts communities that continue to value their farms, forests, waterways and cultural heritage. Home grown music, outdoor adventure and cultural exploration are just a sampling of what Franklin County, Virginia is all about! Experience a jam session along… Read More