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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
Explore Park is the place where adventure begins! This 1,100 acre recreation facility is operated by the County of Roanoke, VA and features direct access to the Blue Ridge Parkway at Milepost 115 and an easy fifteen minute drive to the cultural amenities in downtown Roanoke.   Choose from… Read More
At the southern entrance/exit to the Blue Ridge Parkway, Cherokee, North Carolina is home of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. You’ll find museums, cultural and family attractions, motels, campgrounds, restaurants, shops, the famous outdoor drama “Unto These Hills” and Harrah’s Cherokee Casino. Information is available at the downtown Visitor… Read More
The Best Pick In Virginia, the City of Galax, is located on VA Route 58  just 10 miles West of I-77 Exit 14. Experience a live radio show each Friday night from the Rex Theater, plus our downtown shops and area museum, the New River Trail, August Old Fiddler’s… Read More
Crooked Road Cabin is a cozy Appalachian-style log cabin nestled in the mountains of southwestern Virginia, near wineries and the Blue Ridge Parkway. It’s conveniently located and private, but not isolated. The cabin has a snug living room with a fireplace, futon, rocking/easy chairs, cable HDTV, and Bluetooth… Read More
Our welcoming mountain town offers something for just about everyone, any time of the year. From epic outdoor adventures to world-famous spas and cozy mountain cabins to grand historic inns, there are many reasons why it’s better in Boone. Visit www.exploreboone.com for more reasons to visit. Read More
Come and experience the “Coolest” little community beside the Parkway. Convenient to the Parkway from I-77 at exit 8, Fancy Gap is among the top exits along the entire Parkway. Fancy Gap is the perfect place to start, end or just stretch your legs while cruising the Blue Ridge Parkway. Read More
Running on Floyd time… Floyd is as much a state of mind as it is a destination. You can visit us in person or shop our stores online at shopfloydva.com. Located atop the Blue Ridge Plateau in southwestern Virginia, Floyd County is a haven of natural beauty renowned for… Read More
Fontana Village Resort, a year-round destination, is set amidst the pristine beauty of the Nantahala Forest and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park of Western North Carolina. The Village offers more than 400 acres to explore and a wide range of accommodations, including 93 rooms in the Fontana Lodge, Cabana… Read More
Nestled along the foothills of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains, Franklin County boasts communities that continue to value their farms, forests, waterways and cultural heritage. Home grown music, outdoor adventure and cultural exploration are just a sampling of what Franklin County, Virginia is all about! Experience a jam session along… Read More