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3B’s Inn Bed, Breakfast and Biscuits – Rooms, suites & cottage EXCLUSIVELY for people traveling with dogs. Located in scenic Gerton, North Carolina. www.3bsinn.com or (828) 625-4926. Read More
Stay at Carolina Hemlocks and experience some of the best camping in NC! The beautiful South Toe River runs alongside the campground, creating a great place to swim, trout fish and tube. Tent and RV sites available (no hook-ups). Located a short drive from Mount Mitchell State Park and the… Read More
Cliffside Lake day use area in Highlands, NC offers two picnic pavilions, fishing pier, swimming and hiking trails on a serene and scenic lake. Make picnic shelter reservations at (877) 444-6777. Day use fee and shelter reservation fee apply. Camping is available nearby at Van Hook Glade Campground. Read More
Courtyard by Marriott – 1050 Hwy 105 in Boone, NC. Brand new hotel in the High Country of NC.  Bistro Restaurant onsite. Free WiFi. Fitness center and pool. Laundry facilities and picnic area. Phone (828) 265-7676. Read More
Cross Creek Cabins – 5 cozy fully furnished log cabins located just 2 miles from MP 317.4. Open all year. Pet friendly. Ponds, creek, walk to Linville Falls & Linville Gorge. www.crosscreekcabins.com (828) 765-9701. Read More
Grand Caverns – America’s oldest continuously operated show cave voted #2 in U.S. by Parade magazine. Experience nature’s handiwork. Open daily. The aboveground park offers hiking trails, biking, fishing, swimming, miniature golf and shelter rentals. www.grandcaverns.com (888) 430-CAVE. Read More
Grandfather Vineyard and Winery – Enjoy award winning wines beside the sparkling waters of the Watauga River. Tastings are offered daily, Mon.-Sat. 12:00-6:00 and Sunday 1:00-6:00. Take the Linville exit at Parkway Milepost 305.1, to US 221. Turn right at stoplight in Linville onto Hwy 105. Go 7.6 miles… Read More
Harvest Moon Food Store – Offering a unique array of gourmet and health foods, supplements, gifts, toiletries, wine and beer. Supporting over 30 local producers with selections of local and organic produce, meats, wine, cheese, eggs and fresh bread. Floyd, VA. www.harvestmoonstore.com (540) 745-4366. Read More
Mystery Hill has been amazing Parkway visitors for over 70 years. Fun and educational for the entire family. Explore North Carolina’s only Natural Gravitational Anomaly (see above photo), experience hands-on science activities, create giant soap bubbles big enough to surround an adult, try… Read More
One day here makes a lifetime of memories. From mild to wild, prepare for action-packed outdoor fun for all ages and skill levels! Raft, zip, rope, rock, paddle or saddle, mix and match to create your ideal vacation. Adventure awaits – call 800-PRO-RAFT or visit www.raftinginthesmokies.com to book today!… Read More