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Resting on the shores of Lake Toxaway, nestled in the lush embrace of the North Carolina mountains, you’ll find the Greystone Inn. A personal hotel where nostalgic pleasures, gracious hospitality and quiet beauty awaits you. Guestrooms are comfortable retreats; quiet and sumptuous with restful, cloud soft beds dressed in… Read More
Alleghany County, heart of the Blue Ridge Parkway, is rich in natural beauty with hiking trails, the New River, nearby state parks and unspoiled landscapes. Visit downtown shops, stroll beautiful sidewalks, dine, enjoy local music, art and events. Drop by the Visitor Center in downtown Sparta or visit www.authenticallyalleghany.com. Read More
Ashe County is the Coolest Corner of North Carolina! Bordering both TN & VA in northwest North Carolina, it offers the best of four season mountain living. Enjoy scenic views, hiking, biking, canoeing, golf, three historic towns, arts district, crafts, festivals, and more! Visit us at www.ashechamber.com, in… Read More
Asheville East KOA Campground – Just 6 1/2 miles from Parkway via Hwy 70 East. Kamping Kabins, lodges, RV & tent sites, two fishing lakes, pool, and a trout stream on 55 acres! Open all year round. Visit www.ashevilleeastkoa.com or call (828) 686-3121 or (800) 562-5907. Read More
Make Bear Den Mountain Resort & Campground, in western North Carolina, your destination for Blue Ridge Parkway family-friendly, outdoor adventures! Bear Den is nestled in 400 acres of woods adjoining the Blue Ridge Parkway at Milepost 324.7, near Spruce Pine, NC. Bear Den’s cabins, some with Jacuzzi spa tubs,… Read More
Just minutes away from the legendary Peaks of Otter, Bedford offers delightful diversions from your travels along the Blue Ridge Parkway. Five wineries scattered throughout Bedford, from the slopes of the Peaks of Otter to the shores of Smith Mountain Lake, comprise the Bedford Wine Trail. Thomas Jefferson’s amazing retreat… Read More
Cresting at 5,506’, Beech Mountain is the highest town in Eastern America. Summer temps rarely exceed 75 degrees Fahrenheit, creating an ideal climate for hiking, mountain biking, golf, and tennis. Winters are rich in snowfall, creating ideal ski conditions. Lodging options range from hotels to cabins. Read More
Black Mountain & Briar Bottom Campgrounds- 46 primitive sites and 6 group sites. 50 Black Mountain Campground Rd., Burnsville, NC. Enjoy fly fishing, swimming, & tubing. Visit www.gofindoutdoors.org or call (877) 444-6777. Read More
Known as the “Crown of the Blue Ridge,” Blowing Rock offers visitors sweeping vistas of the Blue Ridge Mountains, which are cool and refreshing in the spring and summer, before blazing into a beautiful tapestry of changing leaves in autumn and frosting with snow in winter. One of 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