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Blue Ridge Institute and Museum – Located on VA Route 40, we’re the State Center for Blue Ridge Folklore. Come see our free changing exhibits on folk life and folk art. Open Monday-Saturday 10-4 and on Sundays from 1-5 in the summer months only. Visit www.blueridgeinstitute.org or call (540)… Read More
Welcome to the Blue Ridge Parkway Golf Trail, America’s newest golf trail. Included in all golf packages is lodging at your choice of upscale log homes, golf villas, or luxury hotels along with a selection of truly spectacular championship mountain golf courses in both North Carolina and Virginia. When… Read More
Blue Ridge Soap Shed – See soap made. Enjoy 130 varieties of handmade soap in retail shop. Open 10-5 Mon-Sat April-December. 6/10th mile from Parkway MP 331 on NC 226N toward Spruce Pine at 179 Meadow View Rd. Web orders welcome year round. Classical seven path Labyrinth, Medicine Walks in… Read More
Bristol Caverns is located 5 miles southeast of Bristol on US 421. Only 8 miles from I-81 Exit 3. A journey through the caverns will take you through millions of years of timeless beauty. Largest and most beautiful in Smoky Mountain region. Open daily. (423) 878-2011. Read More
Carlton Gallery – Located at 10360 Hwy 105 South between Boone & Banner Elk, NC. Celebrating 38 years of promoting local and regional artists, offering paintings, clay, wood, glass, fiber art, jewelry, and even art workshops. Visit us online at www.carltongallery.com. Read More
Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park represents the best of the North Carolina mountains in one place. Surrounded by the towering cliffs of Hickory Nut Gorge, the Park offers some of the most amazing views found anywhere. From atop Chimney Rock, an ancient monolith soaring 1,200ft above the… Read More
At Christ Museum & Gardens, you’ll experience the greatest story ever told through realistic life-size scenes from the life of Christ. Rare gems and coins plus the awe-inspiring face of Christ sculpture. Plus, the Book of Revelation exhibit and Bible collection. Come visit our gift shop!… Read More
Cliffside Lake day use area in Highlands, NC offers two picnic pavilions, fishing pier, and hiking trails on a scenic lake. Make picnic shelter reservations at (877) 444-6777. Day use fee and shelter reservation fee apply. Camping is available nearby at Van Hook Glade Campground. Read More
The Cradle of Forestry in America is a 6500-acre historic site created by Congress in 1968 that commemorates the birthplace of science-based forest management in the United States. The site is open April – November and offers three miles of paved interpretive trails, exhibits, film, music, crafts, education programs,… Read More
Crossnore Weavers & Fine Arts Gallery – Explore the art of Appalachian hand weaving in our working museum. Quality wearables, table and kitchen linens, and home decor hand woven by local artisans. Gallery features artists, sculptors, and fine craftspersons. Open Mon-Sat. Off Hwy 221 in Crossnore. (800) 374-4660. Read More