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RVing the Parkway
Traveling the Parkway in Your RV

The Blue Ridge Parkway is a popular destination for vacationers who RV. Nothing beats a beautiful, wooded drive with your home-away-from-home in tow!

Keep in mind that the Parkway was designed many decades ago and curve radiuses aren’t as regular as you find on the interstate, though the curves are sweeping and not hairpin turns.

The Parkway is hilly and surrounded on both sides by trees. Use your low gear and save your brakes. After heavy rains, you may find some boughs lean above the roadway and bump the top of your rig. This isn’t a safety concern, just something visitors may be surprised to find.

Blue Ridge Parkway - Linn Cove Viaduct

Sample Itinerary

Parkway Weekend Getaway by R.V. A two-day trip along the Blue Ridge Plateau from Roanoke (Milepost 120) to the Virginia state line (Milepost 216) is highlighted by intensive exposure to the Blue Ridge cultural landscape. The rural experience on the Parkway and on adjacent lands highlights mills, music, and agriculture,…