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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
Mount Airy, NC is just 12 miles south of the Milepost 199.4 Fancy Gap, VA Parkway entrance via Highway 52S. Visit Andy Griffith’s hometown and inspiration for the fictional town of Mayberry. Attractions include the Andy Griffith Collection, squad car tours, regional museum, Floyd’s Barbershop, Wally’s Service Station, historic downtown,… 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 291.8. Order a free vacation planner at highcountryhost.com… Read More
The Crozet Tunnel Greenway – the Coolest Hike in Virginia – offers a unique opportunity for visitors to visit both sides of the much-visited Blue Ridge Mountains at Rockfish Gap in Central Virginia. The tunnel and trails are part of a regional greenway system. The trail is for hikers… 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
With 230 miles of internationally known rivers and 288 miles of the Appalachian Trail, Northeast Tennessee offers 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 became… Read More
The Northwest Trading Post at Parkway Milepost 258.7 features souvenirs, apparel, maps, games, educational toys, snacks and other camping and picnicking items in a historic venue. FIND Outdoors also offers educational opportunities for visitors such as Cherokee talks and demonstrations and Mountains-to-Sea Trail hikes. Open seasonally. (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
At Pigeon Forge, a moment can last a lifetime. The magic that encompasses our Smoky Mountain town lasts all year. From bountiful options of restaurants, events, world-class outlet shopping, to enchanting shows and attractions, including Dollywood & the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the whole family will find their… Read More
Pisgah Visitor Center, located within the Pisgah Ranger Station and operated by the US Forest Service, lies at the entrance to one of Western North Carolina’s greatest treasures – Pisgah National Forest. Collect information or visit the gift shop as you enter the gateway to thousands of miles of… Read More