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Maggie Valley, situated in North Carolina’s stunning Great Smoky Mountains, is known for its unrivaled location and friendly, small-town character. Maggie Valley boasts a rich mountain history and has everything you need, from unique shops and restaurants to great places to stay, no matter the season. PO… Read More
Located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Southern Virginia (40 miles east of Parkway MP 177.7 on US 58). Experience heart-pounding NASCAR racing, explore culture, music and arts, enjoy kayaking, fishing or hiking and so much more in Martinsville-Henry County!… Read More
Welcome to the Blue Ridge Traveler’s area of the Blue Ridge Parkway. We’re here to help you plan the vacation that fits your lifestyle. What will you find? Miles of epic backcountry trails scattered throughout our region of the Pisgah National Forest.  Ramble through pristine wilderness areas showcasing stellar waterfalls,… Read More
Exit at Parkway Milepost 330.9 for gem mining, gem & mineral shops, Gem & Mineral Festival, Rhododendron Festival, whitewater rafting, Appalachian Trail/Roan Mountain, Penland School of Crafts, and NC’s largest indoor recreational facility! For accommodations, event dates & attractions, contact: Mitchell County Chamber of Commerce, 79 Parkway Maintenance Road, Spruce… Read More
Enjoy your Virginia Mountains journey! Travelers on I-81 will find scenic vistas and unique eateries and shopping opportunities in our gateway community to the Blue Ridge Parkway. The towns of Christiansburg and Blacksburg, two of the largest towns in Virginia, join Montgomery County in providing a warm welcome to… Read More
Mount Airy, NC is just 12 miles south of the Milepost 199.4 Fancy Gap, VA Parkway entrance via Highway 52S. Visit Andy Griffith’s hometown and inspiration for the fictional town of Mayberry. Attractions include the Andy Griffith Collection, squad car tours, regional museum, Floyd’s Barbershop, Wally’s Service Station, historic downtown,… Read More
NC High Country Host & Regional Visitor Center – Visit us for travel information for the Boone, Blowing Rock, Beech Mountain, and West Jefferson area. We’re open 7 days a week and located just off the Blue Ridge Parkway at Milepost 291.8. Order a free vacation planner at highcountryhost.com… Read More
The Crozet Tunnel Greenway – the Coolest Hike in Virginia – offers a unique opportunity for visitors to visit both sides of the much-visited Blue Ridge Mountains at Rockfish Gap in Central Virginia. The tunnel and trails are part of a regional greenway system. The trail is for hikers… Read More
North Wilkesboro, North Carolina is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Whether it’s the next season in life or your next adventure, you can find it in our two rivers, our relationship to nature, and the many outdoor offerings available, from kayaking to hiking to biking. Read More
With 230 miles of internationally known rivers and 288 miles of the Appalachian Trail, Northeast Tennessee offers true outdoors with endless opportunities to explore and less time sitting in traffic. Take on mountain roads, homemade cuisine, crafted brews, and a deep history that began before the United States became… Read More