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The Blue Ridge Music Center presents An Evening with Tuba Skinny at its outdoor amphitheater on the Blue Ridge Parkway (Milepost 213) just south of Galax, Va., just north of Mount Airy, N.C. and just east of Sparta, N.C. For over a decade Tuba Skinny has grown steadily in popularity,… Read More
Take an exciting journey through the beauty of nature and mural art! The Appalachian Mural Trail travels through North Carolina, Virginia & Tennessee. Over 130 magnificent outdoor murals provide transformational moments. Once in front of a mural, take a selfie with your smartphone, then read the stories about the… Read More
Meet artists and see work in progress in a studio setting on Main Street. New artists each week through Labor Day! Free admission. Historic Edgewood Cottage, 10am-5pm daily. Read More
Asheville Biltmore Fairfield Inn & Suites – Exit the Parkway at Milepost 393.6 and turn left onto 191, we’re less than two miles away and near to all the action in Asheville. Complimentary hot breakfast, free WiFi and indoor pool. Read More
Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds offers 25 uniquely decorated mountain cabins equipped with full kitchens, comfortable sleeping accommodations, private decks or porches, outdoor hot tubs, seasonal wood-burning fireplaces and much more. These charming cabins are beautifully situated within a 40-acre woodland garden bordered by the Parkway and Mountains-to-Sea Trail. Read More
Asheville East KOA Campground – Just 6 1/2 miles from Parkway via Hwy 70 East. Kamping Kabins, lodges, RV & tent sites, two fishing lakes, pool, and a trout stream on 55 acres! Open all year round. Visit www.ashevilleeastkoa.com or call (828) 686-3121 or (800) 562-5907. Read More
Welcome to Appalachia! Come camp with us and enjoy the best of Blue Ridge Mountains camping! Our family-run Asheville West KOA offers great accommodations for everyone from tenters to RVers. Our tent sites are beautifully wooded, and our “Big Rig” friendly 50 and 30 amp pull-through sites are large, level,… Read More
August 26 Program: My U-2 Years By Gregory Ehr On Friday, August 26, at 2:00 p.m., Col. Richard “Duke” Woodhull, U.S. Air Force (Ret.), will present the free program “My U-2 Years… Dancing with the Dragon Lady”. The presentation will be held at the Rogow Room of the… Read More
Avery County, North Carolina, located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains welcomes fun-seekers of all ages. While visiting, experience our four distinct seasons in an area that offers true Southern hospitality. And, we’re home of the Official Woolly Worm Festival of North Carolina, one of the top 10… Read More
Banner Elk blends small town relaxation with the amenities of a larger city. Visitors enjoy outdoor adventure, fabulous culinary offerings, year-round theater, wineries, cozy lodging and North Carolina’s two largest ski resorts. An elevation of 3,701 feet creates cool summers and snowy winters. We’re a great base camp for… Read More