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Great Smoky Mountains Railroad – 15 miles from Blue Ridge Parkway MP 469.1. Round-trip scenic excursions take you from historic depot through the beautiful countryside. Variety of train excursions & special event trains. Dine in First Class Cars or take it all in while riding in an open air gondola!… Read More
The Roanoke Valley and the neighboring scenic towns and counties – together known as Virginia’s Blue Ridge – is the quintessential mountain destination. As the largest metropolitan region along the Blue Ridge Parkway, Virginia’s Blue Ridge has so much to offer visitors. Endless choices for creative cuisine and more… 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
As the Carolina’s first theme park, Tweetsie Railroad is a unique attraction where guests can relive the Wild West featuring a ride through the Blue Ridge Mountains on a historic steam locomotive. Children of all ages enjoy western themed shows, amusement rides, shopping, panning for gold, and the animals… Read More
Skyline Caverns - US 340, 1 mile south of Front Royal. Open all year. Miniature train, gift shop, fast food, Enchanted Dragon…
Virginia Museum of Transportation – Downtown Roanoke. Trains, antique vehicles, cars, model train layout, museum store. Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 1-5. www.vmt.org (540) 342-5670. Read More
We can’t wait to welcome you to Charlottesville and Albemarle County! We operate two visitor centers, seven days a week – one on Charlottesville’s downtown mall, the other in Crozet inside the historic train depot. For hours and directions, visit www.visitcharlottesville.org. Read More
We can’t wait to welcome you to Albemarle County! The Albemarle Tourism & Adventure Center is located in downtown Crozet inside the historic train depot. For things to do, area information, and our events calendar, visit www.visitcharlottesville.org or call (877) 386-1103. Read More
Olde Liberty Station Restaurant is your ticket for casual dining. Located just 12 miles from Parkway Milepost 86; Open 11-10 Monday-Thursday, 11-11 Friday, Noon-11 Saturday. First Class Dining in a beautifully restored train station with great prices and award-winning cheesecakes. Call (540) 587-9377 for more information. Read More
Grassy Creek Cabooses - Refurbished RR cabooses w/2 person Jacuzzi’s, satellite TV, decks, great views. Just 1.5 mi. off BRP at MP…