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Surry County, located in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge foothills, includes four charming towns: Dobson, Elkin, Mount Airy and Pilot Mountain. Home to 16+ Yadkin Valley wineries and the ever-growing Surry County Wine Trail, Andy Griffith’s hometown and inspiration for Mayberry, Segment 6 of the Mountains-to-Sea hiking trail, and 100… Read More
Buchanan, VA is just 4 miles from Parkway Milepost 90.9. The downtown historic district hosts structures dating from 1750 – 1950. Our shops are filled with antiques, art, furniture & collectibles. Discover our downtown on a walking tour, enjoy our Swinging Bridge or paddle the James River. Hiking, fishing and… Read More
Find Your Trail to Elkin through the Blue Ridge foothills; Elkin is in the heart of Yadkin Valley Wine Region. The NC Mountains-to-Sea Trail and Yadkin River Paddle Trail pass through historic downtown, along with the Overmountain Victory Trail. With lots of live music & 30+ vineyards in the… Read More
Historic Hillsville, Virginia’s location in the scenic mountains of southwestern Virginia make it the ideal weekend getaway destination for the traveler with an interest in history, nature, or photography. Breathtaking scenery, local historic sites, nearby recreation opportunities, and the local farmers’ market, regular cruise-ins on Main Street, plus a variety… Read More
You’re sure to find something you love in the friendly small town of Vinton, just a stone’s throw from Roanoke and the Blue Ridge Parkway.  We offer convenient full service shopping, restaurants, festivals and events, farmers’ market, museum and other recreation opportunities. The longer you stay, the more you’ll… Read More
West Jefferson, NC is a small mountain town located only 20 minutes off the Blue Ridge Parkway with a bustling downtown district featuring an eclectic selection of boutiques, exceptional eateries, antique shops, coffee and wine shops and two craft beer breweries. Some of our largest town attractions include Ashe… Read More
Exit the Blue Ridge Parkway at Milepost 411.8 and discover pure adventure. Winding down US 276 through Pisgah National Forest, you will enter one of Transylvania County’s most iconic landscapes. Along the way, you’ll pass the Cradle of Forestry, Sliding Rock and Looking Glass Falls. The lush foliage and spectacular… Read More
A Virginia vacation is about doing the things you love with the people you love most – and making memories that will last a lifetime. And there’s no better way to do that than along the beautiful and adventure-filled Blue Ridge Parkway. Blue Ridge Parkway, Bedford, VA. Photo… Read More
Visit Loudoun: DC’s Wine Country – Located just 1 hour East of Winchester, VA, Loudoun is the perfect place to start your Blue Ridge Adventure! Enjoy one of our beautiful wineries, stroll through a quaint historic town, or hike, bike, zipline or ride horseback through one of our scenic… Read More
The Roanoke Valley and the neighboring scenic towns and counties – together known as Virginia’s Blue Ridge – is the quintessential mountain destination. As the largest metropolitan region along the Blue Ridge Parkway, Virginia’s Blue Ridge has so much to offer visitors. Endless choices for creative cuisine and more… Read More