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Surry County, located in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge foothills, includes four charming towns: Dobson, Elkin, Mount Airy and Pilot Mountain. Home to 16+ Yadkin Valley wineries and the ever-growing Surry County Wine Trail, Andy Griffith’s hometown and inspiration for Mayberry, Segment 6 of the Mountains-to-Sea hiking trail, and 100… Read More
Since 1892, The Esmeralda Inn & Restaurant in Chimney Rock, NC has delighted weary guests with the soothing sounds of The Rocky Broad River, breathtaking views of The Blue Ridge Mountains, and the comforts of Southern-style dining with warm hospitality. Our calming Chimney Rock cabin rentals find the perfect… Read More
The Georges is an award-winning, boutique Inn located in Lexington, VA. Each of the Inn’s 18, soon to be 21, accommodations are one of a kind. The Georges’ two restaurant menus offer regionally sourced cuisines in a lively, casual atmosphere. Meeting and event hosting can be accommodated in the… Read More
At The Horton Hotel, Boone’s first boutique hotel and rooftop bar, indulge with custom wood furniture & bedding, experience views, socialize at the cocktail lounge and share small plates at the only downtown luxury hotel. Featuring 15 rooms with two luxurious suites overlooking King… Read More
The historic Princess Anne Hotel is an Asheville gem! A gourmet, cooked to order breakfast and daily Wine & Hor D’oeuvres hour is included with your room rate! Next level service and personalized recommendations will make you feel right at home while you are exploring our beautiful city. 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
Located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, off Parkway Milepost 229.7, is a town that truly has much to offer: Elkin, NC. Elkin is home to three major trails that converge on its historic downtown, the NC Mountains-to-Sea Trail, Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail, and the Yadkin… Read More
Quality, safe & affordable transportation and scenic tours, wine tours, or pub crawls in spacious Sprinter vans.  Van in Black services Western North Carolina & upstate South Carolina including major airports (CLT, AVL, and GSP). Ideal for large groups or families, maximum capacity is 14 people… Read More
Villa Appalaccia Winery – A Taste of Tuscany in the Blue Ridge Mountains.  Featuring Italian varietals grown right here in Virginia.  Stop by for great wine, local cheeses, charcuterie, Italian olives, fruit and ciabatta bread.  Live music and pizzas from our wood-fired brick oven on select dates. Beautiful views. Read More
A Virginia vacation is about doing the things you love with the people you love most – and making memories that will last a lifetime. And there’s no better way to do that than along the beautiful and adventure-filled Blue Ridge Parkway. Blue Ridge Parkway, Bedford, VA. Photo… Read More