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The finest example of an original, pre-Revolutionary structure in Western Virginia! Come visit one of the most important houses in American history and become inspired through the stories & values of the Preston Family and all those who lived at Smithfield. These values are liberty, courage, leadership, education and philanthropy. Read More
My name is Ben Van Leeuwarden and I am the manager of Planet Chopper. We offer lodging, tours, rentals and mechanical work at the midway point of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Our roadhouse is a bikers’ heaven! It is located in Woodlawn VA, just 15 minutes from Parkway Milepost… Read More
Riverstone Organic Farm - 708 Thompson Road, Floyd, VA. 3 miles from Parkway MP 150. Certified Organic working farm with vegetable and…
Explore Park is the place where adventure begins! This 1,100 acre recreation facility is operated by the County of Roanoke, VA and features direct access to the Blue Ridge Parkway at Milepost 115 and an easy fifteen minute drive to the cultural amenities in downtown Roanoke.   There’s so… Read More
Skyland Lakes Golf Club – Milepost 202.2 at Rt. 608, bordering the Parkway. Public 18-hole golf course around mountains and lakes. Accommodations available. Visit www.skylandlakesresort.com or call (276) 728-4923 for more information. Read More
Our mission is to promote sustainable beekeeping through education, research, and the honeybee sanctuary, where people can experience a beautiful landscape in which honeybees and pollinators thrive. Visit for a workshop, event, tour days, or to volunteer. Six miles from the parkway, MP 160. Read More
Stanburn Winery - 58 East from Meadows of Dan, MP 177. Vineyard and winery tour, tastings and events. www.stanburn.com (276) 694-7074.
The Crooked Road - Virginia's Heritage Music Trail. Visit the place where America's Music was born...and lives on. www.thecrookedroad.org (276) 492-2409.
Virginia Museum of Transportation – Downtown Roanoke. Trains, antique vehicles, cars, model train layout, museum store. Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 1-5. www.vmt.org (540) 342-5670. Read More
Virginia Travel and Tours LLC – Escape to Virginia! Tour historical landmarks with us. Read More