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Ride along for our green tour of the Floyd and Meadows of Dan areas of the BRP in Virginia. We share our adventure of scenic beauty and wildlife, local food, brews and wine - and the best in sustainable lodging for all budgets. From quirky to luxury to antiques and hardware, we saw it all. Read More
Join us for an outdoor Easter Sunday Service at the Smithfield Pavilion. Father Wade Miller of St. Philip’s Anglican Church officiating. Free Admission, Donations Accepted for St. Philip’s. Read More
Whether you are enjoying the entire Blue Ridge Parkway or just visiting regions in North Carolina or Tennessee, there are many ways to enjoy nature and the outdoors, even in the lodging opportunities available along the route. Read More
The Blue Ridge Parkway and surrounding areas in Virginia provide a mecca of outdoor opportunities -- places to relax and enjoy nature from underneath a forest canopy, along a mountain stream or on a rocking chair on a covered front porch. Read More
Join us this Spring for the annual North Carolina Trail Days Festival, a multi-day festival celebrating the great outdoors, the NC Mountains-to-Sea Trail, and our local trails with activities and adventures all weekend long! The festival kicks off Thursday, June 3rd, and runs through Saturday, June 6th. NC Trail… Read More
Join us at Smithfield to welcome the first day of our 2021 Visitor Season! Tour the Manor House, site and outbuildings and engage with our knowledgeable interpreters. While onsite, join us for Smithfield’s COVID-friendly, virtual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 3! Professional portraits by Whitescarver Photography with our Special… Read More
Visiting the Blue Ridge Parkway for the holidays (or lucky enough to be a local) and looking for unique ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve 2020? We’ve got your guide to some of the best kept secrets for seeing out 2019 and celebrating the start of 2020. Roar into the twenties where ever you are along the Blue Ridge Mountains with one of these fun New Years celebrations. Read More
Annual Rockfish Valley Foundation Kite Festival at Spruce Creek Park. 11AM to 3PM. Animal exhibits, plants, trails to walk. Free admission. Read More
Enjoy the waterfalls scattered throughout Transylvania County, NC both along the road and along the trail! Read More
Enjoy waterfalls and cascades throughout Shenandoah National Park, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park! Read More