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Whether you seek days full of activities or more serene time spent relaxing, our region’s amazing beauty and natural resources make Smith Mountain Lake the ideal road trip destination. Enjoy 500 miles of glistening shoreline. Year-round appeal, history & wine anytime, fish, boat, golf, dine, shop, stay! For a FREE… Read More
Smoky Mountain Host of NC – Our region boasts 300+ travel attractions,  businesses and national treasures including Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Blue Ridge Parkway, Cherohala Skyway, and Nantahala & Pisgah National Forests. Our playground offers rivers, mountains, waterfalls, wildlife, railroad excursions, entertainment, culture, cycling, golfing, Cherokee history, home-grown… Read More
Welcome to Smyth County, VA. Explore the famous Blue Ridge Mountains and enjoy our Mountains of Possibilities like outdoor recreation, hiking & fishing, great motorcycle routes, history & heritage, music & arts, museums & shopping, events & festivals, and beautiful scenery. See our online visitor guide at visitsmythcountyva.com. (877)… Read More
Located in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley just 10 miles west of Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 0, Staunton, VA offers a perfect base from which to explore Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley and the Blue Ridge Mountains. The city’s charming downtown is home to a vibrant arts and music scene,… Read More
The village of Sugar Mountain, high in the Blue Ridge (elevation 5,236 feet), is known for snowy winters for skiing and cool summers for mountain biking, golf and tennis. Many local restaurants. Vacation rentals range from luxury condos with big views to large cabins for families. Located eight miles… Read More
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
The adventure tourism capital of the Appalachians, Tazewell County is home to the best ATV trails, motorcycle routes including the famed “Back of the Dragon”, hiking, biking and other adventures in the mid Atlantic region. Aside from adventure tourism, the scenic vistas in this county are to be matched… 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
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