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Over 1,500 miles of vetted byways climbing to the edge of the horizon and descending thousands of feet into the picturesque valleys that lie below.  Connect to Appalachian Backroads from the famed Back of the Dragon, which boasts 438 curves over 32 miles, and traverses three impressive mountain ranges. Read More
Take an exciting journey through the beauty of nature and mural art! The Appalachian Mural Trail travels through North Carolina, Virginia & Tennessee. Over 130 magnificent outdoor murals provide transformational moments. Once in front of a mural, take a selfie with your smartphone, then read the stories about the… Read More
Augusta Expo Event Center – Located in Fishersville, Virginia just 9 miles from Parkway Milepost 0 at I-64W exit 91. Open year-round for events, concerts and festivals, find details at www.augustaexpo.org or by calling (540) 337-2552. Read More
Barboursville Vineyards & Historic Ruins is located just 30 minutes East of Parkway Milepost 0, near the intersection of VA Route 33 at Va Route 20. Come visit our 18th century estate at Virginia’s most honored winery, with daily tastings and fine dining at Palladio Restaurant. For details and events… Read More
The Barter Theatre, the state theatre of Virginia, has been creating extraordinary theatre since 1933! Unleash your imagination with two unique stages and endless adventures. Professional musicals, plays, and theatre for young audiences. Find us in Abingdon, Virginia at I-81 exit 17. Visit bartertheatre.com for upcoming performances. Read More
We have a lot to offer here at Beagle Ridge Herb Farm! Our gardens, featuring lavender (the 2020 plant of the year), are here for you to enjoy. We also offer hiking trails, a walk-through the butterfly house, numerous workshops on a variety of topics and a gift shop… Read More
Big Walker Lookout – Observation tower, scenic views, hiking trails, cafe and craft/novelty shop. Book Signings by Local Authors, Craft & Artisan Demonstrations and Live Music on the Porch on weekends May through October. Exit the Parkway at Milepost 199.4 in Fancy Gap and take US 52 North past Wytheville. Open all year. Read More
The Birthplace of Country Music Museum, an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, tells the story of the 1927 Bristol Sessions recordings, explores how evolving sound technology shaped their success, and highlights how this rich musical heritage lives on in today’s music. Read More
The Blowing Rock Art & History Museum (BRAHM) expresses a mission of promoting the visual arts and the history and heritage of the mountains through educational programs, exhibitions, and permanent collections. Open year round and offering free admission to the public, BRAHM is a must-see destination in the NC… Read More
Blue Ridge Farm Museum – Located on Route 40, we’re an 1800s Virginia farm complex with livestock & interpreters of farm life. Open mid-May to mid-August on Saturday from 10-5 and Sunday from 1-5. Check out our tours and programs offered by reservation.  Visit us at www.blueridgeinstitute.org or call… Read More