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Join us behind the Floyd Country Store on Friday from 6:00-8:00 pm for the Friday Night Backyard Jamboree with The Mountain Wildcats (Trish Fore, Gina & Jason Dilg). Each week features one of our favorite old-time string bands performing for two hours. Seating opens at 5:30 pm. Bring your lawn… Read More
Join us behind the Floyd Country Store on Friday, May 14, 2021 from 6:00-8:00 pm for the the Friday Night Backyard Jamboree. This week features a live show with the Twin Creeks Stringband. Seating opens at 5:30 pm. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. No dogs allowed, no alcohol allowed. Read More
Gem Mountain – Located at Milepost 330.9. Mine trips to an active mine. Flume mining at its best. Picnic area, gem & jewelry store, general store, ice cream and free fluorescent mineral display. Make your gems into jewelry. People’s choice for gem mining! Open March-December, Monday-Saturday from 10-5. (828)… Read More
Hickory Nut Gap Farm – 9 miles east of Parkway Milepost 384.7 on 74A. A fifth generation family farm featuring grassfed meats from humanely-raised animals on quality pasture using regenerative practices. Visit animals, pick berries, picnic, purchase meats, kitchen & butchery! Our grassfed beef, pasture raised pork and chicken… Read More
The Handmade Music School (at The Floyd Country Store) & Southwest Virginia luthier Jackson Cunningham is offering a chance to win one of Jackson’s beautiful custom-made guitars to benefit programming at The Handmade Music School. Raffle tickets are $25 (available for purchase through June 10th) and the winning ticket will… Read More
Mabry Mill Restaurant & Gift Shop offers a country-style menu featuring our famous Sweet Potato, Cornmeal, Buckwheat, Blueberry and Apple Pancakes. Breakfast served all day, lunch/dinner entrees available. Gift shop features Virginia crafts and foods, Mabry Mill & Blue Ridge Parkway-inspired gifts, clothing, books, music and souvenirs. Open May-October. Read More
Mast General Store – Established 1883 & listed National Register of Historic Places. Authentic & nostalgic emporium located in NC’s first rural historic district, Valle Crucis, just 8 miles from Boone. Clothing, camping gear, shoes & boots, housewares, candy & unique gifts. Hwy 194, (828) 963-6511. More downtown locations near… Read More
Montebello Resort – Exit at Parkway Milepost 27.2, and take VA Route 56 East for 3 miles. Full service campground with shaded sites for RVs, campers, tents (open Apr-Oct). Cabin rentals available year-round. Fee-based trout ponds, no license required. Country store with fuel, groceries & many gift items, open year… 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
Old Hampton Store & Barbecue and 87 Ruffin Street Gallery are located in the historic village of Linville.  Just minutes off the Blue Ridge Parkway at Milepost 305.1 and at the foot of Grandfather Mountain, Old Hampton Store has served the community since 1921. It is a… Read More