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Blue Ridge Parkway

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Address: Asheville, NC
Phone Number: 828-298-0398
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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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Beautiful scenery and views. Camp grounds are the best. clean, inexpensive and spread out and usually have platforms

Traveled parkway from Staunton, Va to Asheville. Camping and hiking. Took 2 weeks. Breath taking views. Many waterfall hikes. Best time is in Spring with melting snow and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Traveled parkway from Staunton, Va to Asheville. Camping and hiking. Took 2 weeks. Breath taking views. Many waterfall hikes. Best time is in Spring with melting snow and viewing all the wild flowers. We spent 2 nights a each camp site and explored the area before moving camp.

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New Mexico, United States of America
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Been on the Skyline Drive in Virginia, basically the same road further north, but as the area in North Carolina is mostly much higher in elevation, has more overlooks & pullouts that are on both sides of the road, so one can view in opposite directions, the Blue Ridge Parkway is definitely nicer. It also seemed to me to have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Love...love..love the blue Ridge parkway. .fantastic views and hiking. .one of our favorites is graveyard fields....if you hit the right time of year the blueberries are plentiful and free to pick and take with you..great trails with an upper and lower waterfalls..highly recommend to everyone. ..and if you ride a motorcycle talk about fun !! Also grandfather mountain is stunning... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I love driving on the parkway when in North Carolina. The views are amazing!! There are some great hiking spots along the parkway as well. If you are looking for some great photo opportunities, the blue ridge is definitely the way to go. Don't drive the parkway in a rush. Be sure you have enough time to stop when you... More 

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Cataula, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The scenery is wonderful. However, be careful during the winter. Don't get distracted and watch for others who are.

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Raleigh, NC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This parkway is a truly beautiful road through and on top of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Nice and curvy throughout and splendid scenery every mile. There are many pull-offs with spectacular views of the distant valleys and far off peaks. Especially ideal for rag tops & bikes, both pedal and motor. Go, you'll love it.

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Fountain Inn, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Gotta be open to lots of curves, twists, turns & dropoffs. Incredible views at times. Just pretty and awesome anytime.

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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I have loved the Blue Ridge Parkway since I was a little girl on vacations with my family. Going back with my husband on a motorcycle was even better!! We will never forget the Tail of the Dragon with 318 curves in 11 miles on a motorcycle!

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China Grove, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Love love love the parkway! Any time of year. Any time we are in the area we always try to get on for a least a few miles.

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Decatur, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

One of the most beautiful drives I have ever been on. Just give yourself a few hours so that you don't have to rush. Bring a camera and snacks.

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Address: Address: Asheville, NC
Phone Number: 828-298-0398
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Asheville

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