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June 15, 2018

Written by Blue Ridge Parkway Association
Our popular Blue Ridge Parkway travel app is available again. Please note that new name length restrictions from app platforms meant a new name for the app. If you had the previous app versions, what was formerly called the Blue Ridge Parkway - Travel Planner app is now called Blue Ridge Pkwy Travel Planner.

May 25, 2018

Written by Blue Ridge Parkway - NPS
Memorial Day Weekend signals the beginning of the summer visitor season on the Blue Ridge Parkway. NPS staff, volunteers, concession operators, and park partners are prepared to welcome visitors to the campgrounds, visitor centers and features along the historic 469-mile route.

December 27, 2017

Written by Robert Hull for The Guardian
"Amid the clutter of instruments in Barr’s Fiddle Shop on Galax’s Main Street, three guys sat playing bluegrass tunes on guitar. Sometimes, the owner Stevie Barr – a man who had played for the Queen when she visited Virginia in 2010 – would join in."

November 27, 2017

Written by Jason Frye for Southern Living
“Three days, two lanes, and one spectacular fall road trip along the South’s most storied highway. Jason Frye, accompanied by his wife,…

November 27, 2017

Written by Jamie Jensen for Travel + Leisure
“Automobile ads love to show shiny vehicles cruising open highways under blue skies, with mountains and beaches nearby. But when was the…

November 27, 2017

Written by Christopher Reynolds for Los Angeles Times
“Here’s how not to start a road trip. First, at the Alamo rental car counter at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport just…