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Grovewood Village is located at 111 Grovewood Road in Asheville, NC adjacent to the Omni Grove Park Inn. Experience Asheville’s historic arts and crafts destination. Visit our galleries, enjoy a free tour, and peruse the free Biltmore Industries Homespun and the Estes-Winn Antique Car Museums. Museums open seasonally. Free… Read More
Explore Hickory! Just 45 miles from the Blowing Rock, NC Parkway exit (US 321, MP 291.8), Hickory is easily accessible and located in the beautiful foothills of the North Carolina mountains on Interstate 40. Experience our pristine Lake Hickory, hike our scenic trails, fish our sparkling streams, and… 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
John Harmon Gallery – Just four miles south of Parkway Milepost 229.7 at 10100 US Hwy 21 South in Roaring Gap, NC. Featuring fine art photography, pottery, handmade furniture & chainsaw carving created by John and his friends. Photography prints also available in online storefronts. www.JohnHarmonGallery.com (336) 363-9138. Read More
Linville Falls Winery – Come enjoy the High Country’s premier wine experience. Just 1/2 mile off Parkway Milepost 317.4 on US 221 North. Tours and Tasting noon – 5pm, see website for schedule. Working farm with a variety of fruit, corn, pumpkins and Christmas trees in season. Online store and… Read More
Little Switzerland Books & Beans offers the best coffee break on the Parkway, with pastries, restroom, EV charging station (L2), 30,000 books to browse, unique gifts, and compasses and maps for when GPS fails you! Open 7 days a week, 9-5PM March through November at Parkway Milepost 334. Come… 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 plus an EV charging station.. Hwy 194, (828)… Read More
Engage your senses and stimulate your mind at Monticello, Home of Thomas Jefferson located 2 miles SE on Route 53 off Route 20 & I-64 in Charlottesville, Virginia. Day passes include house tours. Special tours including the Behind-the-Scenes tour also offered daily. Advance booking available online.  Explore hundreds of… Read More
Mountain Star Gallery is located in beautiful Fancy Gap, VA at Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 199.4. Owned by potters Don and Susan Walton, the gallery represents over 100 artists from the US.  Featuring pottery, metal, glass, jewelry and more, you are certain to find that perfect and original gift… Read More
Nantahala Outdoor Center – At the intersection of the Appalachian Trail & the Nantahala River in the Blue Ridge Mountains. A mecca for outdoor enthusiasts since 1972, NOC’s 500-acre campus boasts plenty of exciting adventures to keep your entire group happy & active, whether you spend a day or… Read More