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Located in Shenandoah National Park at mile 41.7 on the Skyline Drive, Skyland is located at the highest elevation along the drive. Skyland is open late March through late November.  The resort is closed during the winter. Our location along Skyline Drive is ideal for visitors to explore over 500… Read More
Snowy Mountain Christmas Shop & Sweets features Christmas decorations for the home. Local artists’ craftsmanship as well as imported items fill the store with Christmas wonder May through December. We’re located just 5 miles north of Parkway Milepost 317.5 on US Highway 221. Offering sweets, holiday decorations, Christmas trees, greenery… Read More
Stanburn Winery is located in beautiful Patrick County, Virginia. Exit at Parkway Milepost 177.7 and head East on US58. Sit back and relax in the vineyard. Bring a picnic and reminisce about the good old days or make plans for future days. Tours, tastings and event info at www.stanburn.com… Read More
Switzerland Cafe specializes in fresh, homemade sandwiches, soups, and quiches and we craft our own award-winning Applewood Smoked Trout and Hickory Smoked Pork BBQ. Serving lunch daily Easter – Halloween. Our General Store offers picnic items, wine, beer & cheese as well as T-Shirts, crafts and souvenirs. Open 7… Read More
Switzerland Inn & Chalet Restaurant are located directly on the Parkway. Established in 1910. Variety of accommodations including mountain view suites, cottages & rooms in the main lodge. Chalet Restaurant serves three meals daily. Gracious casual atmosphere with old world charm. Tennis, golf privileges, swimming, fire pit, unique shops… Read More
The Orchard at Altapass is a 100-year-old non-profit apple orchard located just off the Parkway at Milepost 328.3 featuring heirloom apples, family fun, bee habitat, U-Pick, storytelling, “heyrides,” weekend free music, heritage information, & spectacular views. Hand-scooped ice cream, hot apple pie, homemade fudge, gifts, & jarred goodies are… Read More
Thistle Meadow Winery – Family-owned winery located 3 miles from Parkway Milepost 246.1. Located in one of the luscious valleys of Laurel Springs, NC in Alleghany County, Thistle Meadow Winery has some 30 varieties of wines available year around. Our award-winning wines are handcrafted in small batches. Tours and… Read More
Toe River Campground is owned and operated by Yancey County Parks and Recreation. We are a family-oriented campground offering full hook up, water & electric, and primitive camping.  Located on the beautiful South Toe River, approximately 10 miles from Parkway Milepost 344.1 and 25 miles from Mt. Mitchell State… Read More
“Unto These Hills” – Where Cherokee history comes alive, and drama is part of your adventure’s DNA. This outdoor drama is the Cherokee story, as portrayed by the Cherokee themselves. Performances occur daily from Memorial Day to mid-August, except Sundays, in the newly-renovated Cherokee Mountainside Theatre. Tickets and reservations are… Read More
Virginia Safari Park – Virginia’s only 180-acre drive-thru zoo! Drive 3 miles of road where animals of all sizes, shapes and colors approach your vehicle in search of a tasty bucket of feed. See deer, camels, bison, zebras, elk, giraffe, and many more! 4 miles North of Natural Bridge… Read More