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Albert’s Lodge at Mt. Mitchell is located just 5 minutes North of the Parkway, and offers large rooms, kitchenettes, air conditioning, HDTV, WiFi, and a private patio deck with spectacular views of the Black Mountains, all within walking distance to Roaring Fork Falls. Visit AlbertsLodge.com or call (828) 675-4691. Read More
Avery County, North Carolina, located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains welcomes fun-seekers of all ages. While visiting, experience our four distinct seasons in an area that offers true Southern hospitality. And, we’re home of the Official Woolly Worm Festival of North Carolina, one of the top 10… Read More
Bryson City is a small western North Carolina town on the banks of the Tuckasegee River bordering the Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GSMNP). It’s got gorgeous scenery, local bookstores, galleries with working artisans, family friendly museums, craft breweries, a winery, and a surprising variety of restaurants. Lodging options run… Read More
Discover Burke County today! The Brown Mountain Lights mystery is seen near here in the Pisgah National Forest, go south on NC Hwy 181 from Parkway Milepost 312 to see them for yourself. Nature abounds here: hike Table Rock and Hawksbill Mountains, see the Linville Gorge, and visit pristine… Read More
Burnsville is known for natural wonders, including Mount Mitchell, highest peak in the East. Popular activities include hiking, paddling, biking, fishing and stargazing. The area’s beauty inspires many artists to create here. Downtown Burnsville boasts shops, restaurants and galleries around the town square. Stay at a charming bed-and-breakfast inn or… Read More
We can’t wait to welcome you to Charlottesville and Albemarle County! We operate two mobile visitor centers which frequent our most popular attractions in the city and county. For hours, directions, and details about where to find two mobile visitor centers on any given day, visit www.visitcharlottesville.org. Read More
Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park represents the best of the North Carolina mountains in one place. Surrounded by the towering cliffs of Hickory Nut Gorge, the Park offers some of the most amazing views found anywhere. From atop Chimney Rock, an ancient monolith soaring 1,200ft above the… 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
You’ll find plenty to do, whatever your interests, during a visit to Carter County, Tennessee. Historic Downtown Elizabethton is filled with diverse restaurants, antique shops, and plenty more. Take a stroll across our historic covered bridge, built in 1882. Visit Sycamore Shoals State Park to learn about… Read More
Emerald Village is just 3 miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway at Little Switzerland, Milepost 333.9. Gem mining, gold panning, mine tours, waterfall, free exhibits, real mines, fun shopping! NC’s Gem! www.emeraldvillage.com (828) 765-6463. Read More