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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
Open 365 days a year, Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies—and all of the curious creatures that call it home—are looking forward to welcoming you soon! Rated best U.S. Aquarium. Big sharks, penguins & thousands of exotic sea creatures. Offering camps, sleepovers, parties, plus additional attractions, events & adventures. (888)… Read More
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
RomanticAsheville.com: This insider’s travel guide to western North Carolina includes a mile-by-mile Blue Ridge Parkway guide with 50 Top Stops near Asheville. Also find waterfalls, best hikes, places to stay, things to do, packages, fall color forecast, festival calendars, Biltmore guide, Sliding Rock and small town features. Read More
SeaQuest Lynchburg takes guests on adventures through rainforests, deserts and the depths of the seas. With exciting exhibits and activities for families and children of all ages, guests can get wet with the stingrays, feed birds and reptiles, marvel at the sharks, take selfies with the snakes and more!… Read More
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
Shenandoah River Outfitters & River Log Cabins – Canoe, kayak, raft, tube the Shenandoah or stay in 1 of 10 river cabins. Pet-friendly tent camping. Cabins with hot tubs are open year-round. We are the closest Outfitter to Luray Caverns, Shenandoah National Park & Skyland and we border George… 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
Shoji Spa & Lodge – Asheville’s only Japanese outdoor hot tub spa. The Lodge, Loft and Studio at Shoji offer unique, luxurious and cozy accommodations surrounded by the majesty of nature overlooking the Pisgah National Forest just minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway. Serenity and scenery are paramount, yet only… Read More