Blue Ridge Parkway

Blue Ridge Parkway Linn Cove Viaduct

America’s Favorite Drive – 469 Miles of Mountain Vistas and Historic Sites

The Blue Ridge Parkway winds its way 469 miles through mountain meadows and past seemingly endless vistas with outstanding scenery and endless recreational opportunities . Split-rail fences, old farmsteads and historic structures complement the spectacular views of distant mountains and neighboring valleys.  More info

Virtual Tour of Blue Ridge Parkway Overlooks

Blue Ridge Parkway Maps

Sites Along the Parkway in North Carolina

 

 

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Art in the Park

Series of Art & Fine Handcraft Shows 

 Held since 1962, Art in the Park now features 100 exhibitors in each of six shows May through October. Work includes: painting (oil, watercolor and acrylic), etching, stained and blown glass, basketry, wood carving and turning, clay, photography, fiber, jewelry and more. See link for current year dates. Shows are 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. Satellite parking available at Tanger Shoppes on the Parkway and Food Lion Shopping Center. Free transportation on a comfortable trolley available to the downtown and art show area available from 9:00 am – 6:00 pm.