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Wine tasting, light food, events and weddings. Formerly Skylark Farm, 12 Ridges Tasting Room and Vineyard is situated at the top of the Blue Ridge with awe-inspiring views of the mountains and Shenandoah Valley. Located right on the Parkway at Milepost 25. Christmas tree sales seasonally. 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
We have a lot to offer here at Beagle Ridge Herb Farm! Our gardens, featuring lavender (the 2020 plant of the year), are here for you to enjoy. We also offer hiking trails, a walk-through the butterfly house, numerous workshops on a variety of topics and a gift shop… Read More
Big Walker Lookout – Observation tower, scenic views, hiking trails, cafe and craft/novelty shop. Book Signings by Local Authors, Craft & Artisan Demonstrations and Live Music on the Porch on weekends May through October. Exit the Parkway at Milepost 199.5 in Fancy Gap and take US 52 North past Wytheville. Open… Read More
America’s Largest Home in Asheville, NC Discover Biltmore House, Gardens, Antler Hill Village and Winery In 1888, George Vanderbilt fell in love with the Blue Ridge Mountains and decided to make the region his home. The result was Biltmore, his historic estate in Asheville, NC. More than a century later,… Read More
The Birthplace of Country Music Museum, an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, tells the story of the 1927 Bristol Sessions recordings, explores how evolving sound technology shaped their success, and highlights how this rich musical heritage lives on in today’s music. Read More
Nestled in Waynesboro just 3 miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway North Entrance, Blue Ridge Bucha, Virginia’s first full-service kombucha brewery and taproom is a must-see. Their family-friendly taproom has eight draft lines of delicious, Certified Organic kombucha. Tastings, small bites, outdoor patio, kids play area, and WiFi are… Read More
Blue Ridge Institute and Museum – Located on VA Route 40, we’re the State Center for Blue Ridge Folklore. Come see our free changing exhibits on folk life and folk art. Open Monday-Saturday 10-4 and on Sundays from 1-5 in the summer months only. Visit us online or call (540)… Read More
Blue Ridge Soap Shed – See soap made. Enjoy 130 varieties of handmade soap in retail shop. Open 10-5 Monday-Saturday April-November or by appointment. Located 6/10th mile from Parkway MP 330.9 on NC 226N toward Spruce Pine at 179 Meadow View Rd. Web orders welcome year round. Classical seven path… Read More
Chateau Morrisette Winery is located 300 feet off the Blue Ridge Parkway, only 4 miles north of Mabry Mill and 4 miles south of Rocky Knob in beautiful Floyd County, Virginia. The winery offers wine tastings and tours 7-days a week. Tastings include a sampling of ten different wines and… Read More