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Welcome to Smyth County, VA. Explore the famous Blue Ridge Mountains and enjoy our Mountains of Possibilities like outdoor recreation, hiking & fishing, great motorcycle routes, history & heritage, music & arts, museums & shopping, events & festivals, and beautiful scenery. See our online visitor guide at visitsmythcountyva.com. (877)… Read More
This secluded 400 acre retreat located on the North Toe River in Spruce Pine, NC, offers peace, quiet and tranquility. Just a mile and a half off the Blue Ridge Parkway, Springmaid Mountain Cabins & Campground is the perfect place to get away from the hustle & bustle of… Read More
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
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
Buchanan, VA is just 4 miles from Parkway Milepost 90.9. The downtown historic district hosts structures dating from 1750 – 1950. Our shops are filled with antiques, art, furniture & collectibles. Discover our downtown on a walking tour, enjoy our Swinging Bridge or paddle the James River. Hiking, fishing and… Read More
Find Your Trail to Elkin through the Blue Ridge foothills; Elkin is in the heart of Yadkin Valley Wine Region. The NC Mountains-to-Sea Trail and Yadkin River Paddle Trail pass through historic downtown, along with the Overmountain Victory Trail. With lots of live music & 30+ vineyards in the… Read More
You’re sure to find something you love in the friendly small town of Vinton, just a stone’s throw from Roanoke and the Blue Ridge Parkway.  We offer convenient full service shopping, restaurants, festivals and events, farmers’ market, museum and other recreation opportunities. The longer you stay, the more you’ll… Read More
Exit the Blue Ridge Parkway at Milepost 411.8 and discover pure adventure. Winding down US 276 through Pisgah National Forest, you will enter one of Transylvania County’s most iconic landscapes. Along the way, you’ll pass the Cradle of Forestry, Sliding Rock and Looking Glass Falls. The lush foliage and spectacular… Read More
Twin River Outfitters – 4 miles from Parkway Milepost 90.9. Grab your paddle and get ready for an adventure of James River canoeing, kayaking, tubing, or an overnight canoe camping trip! We have paddling experiences that range from floating on a lazy river to thrilling whitewater rafting. Great fun!… Read More
Van Hook Glade Campground – 18 spacious campsites at this small, shady, secluded campground in Nantahala National Forest. No hookups, but drinking water, bathrooms and hot showers are available. Campers enjoy free access to nearby Cliffside Lake Recreation Area. Advance reservations accepted. 14014 Highlands Rd., Highlands, NC. (877) 444-6777… Read More