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If you’re short on cash this summer or just need ideas for new things to do, here are some activities that won’t cost you anything but time and gas to get there and back: Go to a National Park- While the Blue Ridge Parkway and Great Smoky Mountains National Park… Read More
The Blue Ridge Parkway, a unit of the National Park Service, is managed as a scenic route but also to protect the natural resources along the Parkway corridor. When high elevation nighttime temperatures dip below freezing, there is little winter sun and moisture is on the roadway, sections of the… Read More
I remember a trip a few years ago (mid Oct 2012) where I was going to spend three days on the Blue Ridge Parkway.  Driving south on the Parkway one night from Linville Falls area towards Mt. Mitchell, I pulled off at the Crabtree Meadows  Overlook (MP 340) and turned… Read More