Traveling the Blue Ridge Parkway

Bud and I used to live in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. We would often take a drive up the interstate to the mountains to visit wineries, breweries, golf or just have lunch.

One summer day we decided to go on the Blue Ridge Parkway to a much praised restaurant, Pisgah Inn. The Inn is a short drive up into the mountains outside of Asheville, North Carolina. The food was good, not great, but, Oh the views! Spectacular scenery and you could see for miles.

About the Blue Ridge Parkway

The parkway weaves its way 469 miles through Virginia and North Carolina, spanning the southern and central Appalachians*.

The parkway offers more than a leisurely SCENIC drive. Plenty of opportunities to learn the history of the region, for hiking and biking, restaurants, lodging and more await the curious traveler.

What You Will Find Along the Parkway

To learn more, visit https://www.blueridgeparkway.org/about-the-parkway

* The Blue Ridge Mountains is a region within the Appalachian mountain region and is distinguished by its landscape, rock formations, and evolutionary history.

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