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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
We have a lot to offer here at Beagle Ridge Herb Farm! Our gardens, featuring lavender (the 2020 plant of the year), are here for you to enjoy. We also offer hiking trails, a walk-through the butterfly house, numerous workshops on a variety of topics and a gift shop… Read More
Make Bear Den Mountain Resort & Campground, in western North Carolina, your destination for Blue Ridge Parkway family-friendly, outdoor adventures! Bear Den is nestled in 400 acres of woods adjoining the Blue Ridge Parkway at Milepost 324.7, near Spruce Pine, NC. Bear Den’s cabins, some with Jacuzzi spa tubs,… Read More
Bent Creek Lodge is elegantly rustic with mountain views, comfy beds, hiking trails, fireplace & great breakfast. Exit the Parkway at Milepost 393.6 near the NC Arboretum, then 1/2 mile south on Highway 191 to 10 Parkway Crescent in Arden. Just 10 miles to Asheville. www.bentcreeknc.com or (877) 231-6574. Read More
Located in Shenandoah National Park at Milepost 51 on Skyline Drive, Big Meadows Lodge is located in the central section of the park with the highest concentration of visitor services available. Byrd Visitor Center (where there is an EV charging station), Big Meadows Wayside and Big Meadows campground are all… Read More
Black Mountain is known as “The Little Town That Rocks.” Near Asheville, it has arts/crafts, antiques, galleries, museum, specialty shops and restaurants. Plus, there’s hiking/biking, golf, festivals, breweries, and music. Your choice of lodging includes B&Bs, cabins, and hotels. Pet-friendly. Get your free guide at www.exploreblackmountain.com or by calling… Read More
Known as the “Crown of the Blue Ridge,” Blowing Rock offers visitors sweeping vistas of the Blue Ridge Mountains, which are cool and refreshing in the spring and summer, before blazing into a beautiful tapestry of changing leaves in autumn and frosting with snow in winter. One of the… Read More
Since its founding over 30 years ago, Blue Ridge Country Magazine has explored the beauty, history, and culture of the Blue Ridge Mountain region. Each issue is filled with content from international award-winning writers and photographers, plus great travel tips! Visit our website to subscribe. Read More
Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine – The trusted resource for adventure travel inspiration for 25 years. Visit us at www.blueridgeoutdoors.com or call (434) 817-2755 today!… Read More
Blue Ridge Soap Shed – See soap made. Enjoy 130 varieties of handmade soap in retail shop. Open 10-5 Monday-Saturday April-November or by appointment. Located 6/10th mile from Parkway MP 330.9 on NC 226N toward Spruce Pine at 179 Meadow View Rd. Web orders welcome year round. Classical seven path… Read More