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Welcome to the Blue Ridge Traveler’s area of the Blue Ridge Parkway. We’re here to help you plan the vacation that fits your lifestyle. What will you find? Miles of epic backcountry trails scattered throughout our region of the Pisgah National Forest.  Ramble through pristine wilderness areas showcasing stellar waterfalls,… Read More
Exit Milepost 331 for Gem mining, gem & mineral shops, Gem & Mineral Festival, Rhododendron Festival, whitewater rafting, Appalachian Trail/Roan Mountain, Penland School of Crafts, and NC’s largest indoor recreational facility! For accommodations, event dates & attractions, contact: Chamber of Commerce, 79 Parkway Rd., Spruce Pine, NC 28777.  Contact… Read More
Enjoy your Virginia Mountains journey! Travelers on I-81 will find scenic vistas and unique eateries and shopping opportunities in our gateway community to the Blue Ridge Parkway. The towns of Christiansburg and Blacksburg, two of the largest towns in Virginia, join Montgomery County in providing a warm welcome to… Read More
Exit parkway at Milepost 199.5, Hwy 52 South. 12 miles south of Fancy Gap, VA. Visit Andy Griffith’s hometown and inspiration for the fictional town of Mayberry. Visit the Andy Griffith Collection, squad car tours, regional museum, Floyd’s Barbershop, Wally’s Service Station, historic downtown, Andy Griffith Playhouse and homeplace, Pilot… Read More
NC High Country Host & Regional Visitor Center – Visit us for travel information for the Boone, Blowing Rock, Beech Mountain, and West Jefferson area. We’re open 7 days a week and located just off the Blue Ridge Parkway at Milepost 291. Order a free vacation planner at highcountryhost.com… Read More
From Parkway Milepost 0 to the mighty James River, explore 471 miles of wineries, breweries (Check out the Red, White & Brews Trails!), cideries, distilleries, orchards, unique lodging, restaurants & shopping. For free travel & event information, contact: Nelson County Department of Tourism, PO Box 636, Dept. BRPA, Lovingston,… Read More
North Wilkesboro, North Carolina is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Whether it’s the next season in life or your next adventure, you can find it in our two rivers, our relationship to nature, and the many outdoor offerings available, from kayaking to hiking to biking. Read More
Northeast Tennessee – With 230 miles of internationally known rivers and 288 miles of the Appalachian Trail, it’s the true outdoors with endless opportunities to explore and less time sitting in traffic. Take on mountain roads, homemade cuisine, crafted brews, and a deep history that began before the United States… Read More
The Northwest Trading Post at Parkway Milepost 258.7 features souvenirs, maps and other camping and picnicking items, and snacks in a historic venue. (336) 982-2543. Read More
Come get lost and find yourself in beautiful Patrick County, Virginia. Dance to the music of the Crooked Road: Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail. Relax in the spa or play a round of golf all at our award-winning mountain resort, Primland. Explore the many historic sites of the region such… Read More