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Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 382: Folk Art Center, Visitor Center and Park Store The Folk Art Center showcases the finest in traditional and contemporary craft of the Southern Appalachians. It houses the Southern Highland Craft Guild’s century-old Allanstand Craft Shop, exhibitions in three galleries, a library, auditorium, and a cooperating association book… Read More
Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 292.7: Flat Top Manor and Estate at Moses H. Cone Memorial Park  This country estate was developed during the 1890s and early 1900s by Moses and Bertha Cone, the son and daughter of German and Jewish immigrants. Moses and his brother Caesar established one of North Carolina’s largest… Read More
Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 259: Northwest Trading Post and Sally Mae’s on the Parkway The Northwest Trading Post historic building now houses concessioner Sally Mae’s on the Parkway, with a selection of regional arts & crafts and food gifts made in North Carolina’s northwestern counties. This stop includes food, drink, and handmade… Read More
Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Oconaluftee Visitor Center The Oconaluftee Visitor Center is located in and managed by the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, but you’ll find it situated near the southern end of the Blue Ridge Parkway when you exit or enter the Parkway in Cherokee, NC. Visitors marvel at spotting… Read More