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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
See you at the 2nd annual Trails & Trains Festival on June 1st, 2024! Mark your calendar and help us celebrate North Carolina as the Great Trails State by joining us in downtown Old Fort, North Carolina. Come celebrate with us the rich history of our Blue Ridge Mountain community… Read More
Exit the Blue Ridge Parkway at Milepost 411.8 and discover pure adventure. Winding down US 276 through Pisgah National Forest, you will enter one of Transylvania County’s most iconic landscapes. Along the way, you’ll pass the Cradle of Forestry, Sliding Rock and Looking Glass Falls. The lush foliage and spectacular… Read More
A Virginia vacation is about doing the things you love with the people you love most – and making memories that will last a lifetime. And there’s no better way to do that than along the beautiful and adventure-filled Blue Ridge Parkway. Blue Ridge Parkway, Bedford, VA. Photo… Read More
Explore Virginia’s highest peaks, curviest motorcycle routes, and coolest Appalachian towns. Tame The Back of the Dragon, or take a leisurely drive on Mount Rogers Scenic Byway. Catch live music at The Lincoln Theatre, laze on the sandy beaches of Hungry Mother State Park, and choose from 34 independently owned… 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
Located just twelve miles from historic Asheville, NC and the nearby Biltmore Estate, Wildberry Lodge offers sincere hospitality, gorgeous views, onsite trails, luxurious accommodations (rooms & suites) and 3-course breakfast, all with convenient access to the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Great Smoky Mountains. Come see where Yellowstone meets the Smokies!… Read More
In the northern area of the Yadkin Valley, on the eastern slope of the Blue Ridge Mountains, lies a diamond in a sea of green trees and hills – Wilkes County. Wilkes County is filled with the sweet sounds of Americana music and heritage drama featured at the many… Read More
Historic district, quaint towns, museums, professional theatre, cinema, golf, and fine restaurants located 18 miles north of the Skyline Drive via US 522, and I-81 Exits 310, 313, 315, and 317. The Winchester area offers numerous ways to safely enjoy the outdoors – from al fresco dining to hiking, farm… Read More