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“Fall Celebration!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Blue Ridge Parkway

Blue Ridge Parkway
Asheville, NC
828-298-0398
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Ranked #1 of 65 Attractions in Asheville
Type: National Parks, Scenic Drives, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Landmarks
Activities: Driving
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Owner description: This 469-mile scenic drive links Shenandoah and Great Smoky Mountains National Park, while protecting the cultural and natural features of the Blue Ridge.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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“Fall Celebration!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

Fabulous colors of fall! Peaceful winding drive. Great tour especially for the non-hiking crowd or a good go between for the many trails.

Visited October 2012
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Bethpage, Tennessee, United States
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“Gorgeous Views!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

This is one of the most scenic rides you will ever take especially in the fall. If ever given the chance to travel on the parkway, even for a short distance, it is a must! Loads of things to see and do along the drive for couples and families alike.

Visited October 2012
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South Carolina
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“Ride down parkway...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

Beautiful nature views...be sure you have a full tank of gas before you get on the parkway...LOL Plan enough time for the trip as traffic moves slowly this time of year.

Visited September 2012
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Elon College, North Carolina, USA
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“Fall Scenery at its best”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

Mt. Mitchell was almost at its fall peak the first week of October. Lower level of the Parkway had just started to change. I recommend getting info on all the waterfalls in the Asheville area and taking a drive and walk to see their beauty. We thoughly enjoyed Triple falls and High falls hiking area. They have gravel trails for the 1.3 mile hike. Many falls are easy accessible and close to the main roads.

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Durham, North Carolina
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“Spectacular”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

We went to Asheville when the leaves were barely changing colors and decided to go up the Blue Ridge Parkway to see the Fall Foliage. We were not disappointed. The colors turned more beautiful as we went higher. It is a nice drive but you have to be mindful of bikers.

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