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Southern Highland Craft Guild Moses Cone Manor –  located at Milepost 294.1, it represents 400 traditional craft makers of the Southern Appalachians on the Blue Ridge Parkway. The Guild is the second oldest craft organization in America. Craft demonstrations offered from April to November. Open 9-5 daily March 15… Read More
Explore an underground world of wonders that has been thrilling visitors for almost 100 years at Shenandoah Caverns. It’s Virginia’s only cavern with elevator service! There’s also a historic soda fountain serving classic menu items (open seasonally) and American Celebration on Parade and Mainstreet of Yesteryear exhibits.  Caverns and… Read More
Find your way back to fresh air, bright skies and warm hospitality in Shenandoah County, Virginia. From Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park, it’s a short drive into Shenandoah County, home to six unique and beautiful historic towns with plenty to offer. Dine at fabulous… Read More
The Shenandoah Valley Cultural Heritage Museum at the Edinburg Mill showcases an extensive collection of artifacts that represent Valley life through the years. The 1848 mill was one of the few to escape burning during the Civil War. Open year-round, except major holidays. Elevator and accessible parking available. Read More
Any time of the year marks a sweet spot for travel to Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. Hotel rates are affordable and there is beauty in every direction. Spring, summer and fall produce a sea of colors along Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and along scenic country… Read More
Whether you seek days full of activities or more serene time spent relaxing, our region’s amazing beauty and natural resources make Smith Mountain Lake the ideal road trip destination. Enjoy 500 miles of glistening shoreline. Year-round appeal, history & wine anytime, fish, boat, golf, dine, shop, stay! For a FREE… Read More
Smoky Mountain Living Magazine celebrates wilderness adventuring and urban exploration in Southern Appalachia. From ice climbing to fine dining, moonshine tasting to gardening and regional happenings, Smoky Mountain Living is dedicated to the history, culture and outdoors of the Southern Appalachian Mountains from Chattanooga to Hickory and Greenville to Abingdon. Read More
Located in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley just 10 miles west of Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 0, Staunton, VA offers a perfect base from which to explore Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley and the Blue Ridge Mountains. The city’s charming downtown is home to a vibrant arts and music scene,… Read More
Steeles Tavern Manor is a 100-year-old B&B with modern amenities on 50 beautiful acres with creek, pond, pool, large decks. Offering 5 luxurious guest rooms in the Manor and 5 secluded cabins with hot tubs & great views. Just 6 miles from Parkway Milepost 27.2. Free Wi-Fi, dog-friendly cabin,… 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