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The 50,000-square-foot Museum of the Shenandoah Valley seeks to preserve and enrich the cultural life and heritage of the Valley. It sits on land originally claimed by Winchester founder James Wood in 1735.  Your visit includes the regional history museum complex including Glen Burnie Historic House, 6 acres of… Read More
The National D-Day Memorial was constructed in honor of those who died on June 6, 1944 in the invasion of the French coastline during World War II, fighting in one of the most significant battles in our nations history. This solemn memorial pays tribute to those who served our… Read More
The North Carolina Arboretum is a 434-acre public garden located within the Bent Creek Experimental Forest of the Pisgah National Forest just south of  Asheville, NC. Accessible via Parkway Milepost 393.6, the Arboretum is surrounded by botanically-diverse Southern Appalachian Mountains, encouraging personal connections with nature in the gardens, hiking… Read More
Oak Haven Lodge – Lovely 12 room lodge offering comfortable, affordable overnight accommodations. Rooms and suites available, some with kitchens. Ask about pet friendly rooms. Optional add-ons include hot tub oasis, massage, candles, and even roses. Located just 7 miles from Parkway Milepost 165.3 on Route 8. Lots of… Read More
Located at Milepost 86 on the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Peaks of Otter Lodge is found in a naturally serene location with the pristine Abbott Lake and majestic Sharp Top Mountain as the backdrop. Operating dates for the lodge and restaurant can be found here. Our location on the… Read More
Peaks of Otter Winery & Orchards is a six generation family farm located in the Blue Ridge Mountains at the foot of the Peaks of Otter offering thousands of fruit trees, grape vines, creeks, ponds and majestic views.  Seasonal hours. U-pick fruit, tours, tastings & animal visits plus a… Read More
Penland Gallery at Penland School of Crafts in Mitchell County is one of the finest showcases for contemporary craft in the Southeast. Visitor Center provides information about area studios. Seasonal hours. Exit Parkway at Milepost 330.9 and take NC 226 north for 7.5 miles; turn onto Penland Road; follow… Read More
Meadows of Dan, VA — Primland is a luxurious back-to-nature escape unfolding across the highlands of Virginia in all their smoke-hued grandeur. The Blue Ridge Mountains are a natural paradise of forest-cloaked peaks and sun-dappled valleys. At the heart of this pristine wilderness, Primland Resort awaits on its own 12,000-acre… Read More
Nestled in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, our Quality Inn & Suites University hotel offers an affordable and pet-friendly place to stay near downtown Boone. Conveniently located at 840 East King Street, our hotel provides a great base to explore the local area & attractions. Free breakfast, WiFi and… Read More
Whether you’re an antique shopper, an outdoorsman, a musician or a history buff, the Quality Inn Christiansburg is for you. From our home base you can enjoy all these pursuits, plus The Crooked Road, Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail & the Blue Ridge Parkway. Exit 118C off I-81, Free breakfast… Read More