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As the Carolinas’ first theme park, Tweetsie Railroad is a unique attraction where guests can relive the Wild West featuring a ride through the Blue Ridge Mountains on a historic steam locomotive. Children of all ages enjoy western themed shows, amusement rides, shopping, panning for gold, and the animals… Read More
“Unto These Hills” – Where Cherokee history comes alive, and drama is part of your adventure’s DNA. This outdoor drama is the Cherokee story, as portrayed by the Cherokee themselves. Performances occur daily from Memorial Day to mid-August, except Sundays, in the newly-renovated Cherokee Mountainside Theatre. Tickets and reservations are… Read More
Quality, safe & affordable transportation and scenic tours, wine tours, or pub crawls in spacious Sprinter vans.  Van in Black services Western North Carolina & upstate South Carolina including major airports (CLT, AVL, and GSP). Ideal for large groups or families, maximum capacity is 14 people… Read More
Virginia Museum of the Civil War & New Market Battlefield State Historical Park – Museum presents the entire Civil War in Virginia with a focus exhibit on the VMI cadets in the Battle of New Market. Museum shop, picnic area, overlooks. Emmy-winning film Field of Lost Shoes. Walking trail… Read More
The Virginia Museum of Transportation is located in downtown Roanoke. With over 50 pieces of rolling stock, the Museum exhibits steam and electric locomotives and the largest collection of diesel locomotives in the South. Plus, explore our collections of antique vehicles, cars, and even aviation!  O-Gauge model train layout &… Read More
Virginia Safari Park – Virginia’s only 180-acre drive-thru zoo! Drive 3 miles of road where animals of all sizes, shapes and colors approach your vehicle in search of a tasty bucket of feed. See deer, camels, bison, zebras, elk, giraffe, and many more! 4 miles North of Natural Bridge… Read More
Dale’s Wheels Through Time Museum is home to the world’s premier collection of rare American motorcycles, memorabilia, and a distinct array of unique “one-off” American automobiles. Located just 5 miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway in Maggie Valley, North Carolina our museum houses a collection of over 300 rare… Read More
The WNC Nature Center connects people with the animals and plants of the Southern Appalachian Mountain region by inspiring appreciation, nurturing understanding, and advancing conservation of the region’s rich biodiversity. See 60+ native species in 42 acres of award-winning habitats. Cougars, bears, otters, red wolves & more! Open 361… Read More
Zaloo’s Canoes – Cool off; the kids will love it! 5 minutes off the Parkway. Safe, scenic 2-3 hour tube and canoe trips on the New River. Best family adventure on the Parkway. Go west at the Northwest Trading Post at Milepost 258.7 for 1/2 mile then turn right on… Read More