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The Sunset Motel - 523 S Broad St. (downtown area). Kitschy remodeled retro motor court, 20 unique rooms. www.thesunsetmotel.com (828) 884-9106.
Celebrate the beauty of the season at Poplar Forest’s new family-friendly Thomas Jefferson Fall Festival. Enjoy a day filled with live music and demonstrations by historic candy makers, apple presses and artisans. Explore the petting zoo with the kids; shop and support local makers, artisans and wineries; and graze on… Read More
Eat, drink, shop and explore a gem of American history when the Thomas Jefferson Wine Festival returns to Mr. Jefferson’s south lawn. Join Poplar Forest in celebrating Jefferson’s legacy as the father of Virginia wine with tastings from more than a dozen regional wineries. Enjoy live performances by local musicians;… Read More
Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest - Experience Thomas Jefferson. Discover his personal retreat. Step into his private world. Through guided house tours visitors…
Town Hardware & General Store - Aisles of smiles! Three historic buildings jam-packed with an extensive and eclectic mix of products. Open…
Buchanan, VA is just 4 miles from Parkway Milepost 90.9. The downtown historic district hosts structures dating from 1750 – 1950. Our shops are filled with antiques, art, furniture & collectibles. Discover our downtown on a walking tour, enjoy our Swinging Bridge or paddle the James River. Hiking, fishing and… Read More
Find Your Trail to Elkin through the Blue Ridge foothills; Elkin is in the heart of Yadkin Valley Wine Region. The NC Mountains-to-Sea Trail and Yadkin River Paddle Trail pass through historic downtown, along with the Overmountain Victory Trail. With lots of live music & 30+ vineyards in the… Read More
Historic Hillsville Virginia, state and national historic district, Preserve America Community, site of the 1912 Courthouse Shootout, eateries and shops www.townofhillsville.com (276)…
You’re sure to find something you love in the friendly small town of Vinton, just a stone’s throw from Roanoke and the Blue Ridge Parkway.  We offer convenient full service shopping, restaurants, festivals and events, farmers’ market, museum and other recreation opportunities. The longer you stay, the more you’ll… Read More
West Jefferson, NC is a small mountain town located only 20 minutes off the Blue Ridge Parkway with a bustling downtown district featuring an eclectic selection of boutiques, exceptional eateries, antique shops, coffee and wine shops and two craft beer breweries. Some of our largest town attractions include Ashe… Read More