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Ober Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s only ski area and amusement park. Ski, snowboard, and snow tube in winter; Alpine Slide, Rock Climbing Wall, Chair-Swing, Maze, and Mini-Golf in warmer months, and Ski Mountain Coaster, Scenic Chairlift, Wildlife Encounter, Ice Bumper Cars and Ice-Skating are available year round! Visit www.obergatlinburg.com or… Read More
One of a Kind Art Gallery offers fine, folk, and funky local art from over 150 local artists and craftspeople. The selection of artwork includes pottery, jewelry, paintings, prints, lamps, textiles, and more. OOAK offers a broad representation of the creative work being created in the mountains of Western… 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
Pisgah Forest Gem Mine – two locations close to Asheville, at 507 N Main Street in Hendersonville, and 3338 Asheville Highway in Pisgah Forest. Open year round, indoor & outdoor gem mining, unique rock & retail shop featuring fine jewelry & t-shirts, waterfalls nearby. Now offering gold panning and… Read More
Pisgah Inn – “Peak of the Parkway”. Full service restaurant, lodging, gift shop and country store. Panoramic views from our Observation Deck and all guest rooms. We’re here for motorcycle groups, romantic getaways, and anything in between! Our location is Milepost 408.6 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Many mapping sources… Read More
Showcasing the works of over 250 members, Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual, Inc. preserves and promotes the traditional arts and crafts of the Eastern Band of Cherokee. We offer a vast selection of baskets, pottery, wood and stone carving, weaving, beadwork, and much more. Many products viewable at www.quallaartsandcrafts.org. Read More
Red Rooster Coffee & Cafe is a Virginia-based coffee company daily roasting only the highest quality beans from around the world. While we’ve won numerous awards and accolades for our coffee quality, our true passion is taking good care of our coffee, our workers, our farmers, & our planet. Read More
Riverstone Organic Farm – 708 Thompson Road, Floyd, VA. Just 3 miles from Parkway Milepost 149.2. Certified Organic working farm with vegetables and livestock. Walking paths, riverside picnic area and farm store with fresh local meat, eggs, produce, fruit and flowers, plus artisan products and gifts. Workshops, events and tours… Read More
Roanoke Co+op is Virginia’s largest food co-op. Located in the Star City, Roanoke Co+op proudly serves its community from two locations, Grandin Village and Downtown Roanoke. The co-op focuses on local, organic and natural foods as well as giving back to the community! Become an owner if you like. Read More
Rug & Home – Over 20,000 oriental rugs & home accessories. Finest rugs from India, China, Pakistan, Persia, Turkey, Egypt, Karastan, Milliken. Tapestries, needlepoints, oil paintings, antique furniture, brass, crystal, & Tiffany lamps, mirrors. Local & national artists. Sculptures and fine porcelain. Located at I-26, exit 33 behind Ethan… Read More