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Blue Ridge Parkway

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Address: , Asheville, NC
Phone Number: +1 828-271-4779
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Activities: Driving
Description: This 469-mile scenic drive links Shenandoah and Great Smoky Mountains...
This 469-mile scenic drive links Shenandoah and Great Smoky Mountains National Park, while protecting the cultural and natural features of the Blue Ridge.
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We took the Blue Ridge Parkway drive after leaving Asheville. I felt cleansed from the awful experience at Biltmore. It is an incredibly beautiful drive - I would love to do... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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Aiken, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

We took the Blue Ridge Parkway drive after leaving Asheville. I felt cleansed from the awful experience at Biltmore. It is an incredibly beautiful drive - I would love to do this in Fall and also in Spring

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Poplarville, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

I love visiting this region in Late October or Early November when the tree's are changing color in the fall...

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STERLING
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Don't miss it! We just drove a few miles on the parkway north of Asheville up to Blowing Rock. Gorgeous!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

We ventured onto the parkway several times during our visit to Asheville. The Parkway is clean and easy to drive. Scenic outlooks are everywhere. This is a definite MUST when visiting western North Carolina........

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Greenville, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Beautiful scenery that you must allow time to stop and enjoy. Beautiful year-round but especially in the fall. We love taking this route when we travel to NC to go Apple picking in the fall.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

driving on the blue ridge parkway in the spring and summer around Asheville NC is a singular pleasure. The views are amazing and there are great hikes of various lengths all within an hour or so of Asheville. I have not driven on it in other states or places so can't attest to it but I hear it is all... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

My husband, one year old, and I just drove the part of the parkway from Craggy Gardens to the Smokies. It was absolutely beautiful and wasn't too busy at the time of year we were there. We stopped and hiked at Craggy Gardens which was a nice quick hike--a little rough and not flat. Pull offs provide gorgeous views of... More 

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Inman, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

I have been visiting and camping on the Blue Ridge Parkway for almost fifty years . My family and I love every mile of it . It is seriously time for the campgrounds to have showers . They have not kept up with changing times . We stay at the Linville Falls campground and have to go off of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

One of the iconoc road trips in the US. Wonderful condition, incredible views, a must see drive on any portion. I recommend getting on as you approach Asheville.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Breath taking from start to finish. One has to start early if you plan to complete the entire Parkway. So many places to stop so a must to take ones camera or even two. Looking forward to returning to this beautiful spot of North Carolina.

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