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“It's been a long time but it is still gourgeous” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Blue Ridge Parkway

Blue Ridge Parkway
Asheville, NC
828-298-0398
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Ranked #1 of 176 things to do in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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.
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Sarasota, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“It's been a long time but it is still gourgeous”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

If one has the time and inclination to enjoy nature at its best, I can only recommend again and again that this is one of America's must drive stretch of roads. Enjoy it, take pictures, take a picnic, and respect what Mother Nature has given our nation. It is beautiful any time of year and still reminds you why that extra few hours plus of driving is worth every minute of it.

Visited June 2013
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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“Waterfalls”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

are all over the area around Asheville. We ventured into the park and spent the day visitng various waterfalls in and around the parkway.

Visited April 2013
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Dallas, Texas, United States
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“Beautiful but hard to find”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

We traveled this route both north and south from Asheville. The entrance ramps are hard to find but worth searching.

Visited June 2013
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Austin, Texas
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“Blue Ridge Parkway - Beautiful drive”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Just do it !
If you are traveling throughout the Ashville area, you owe it to yourself to take a scenic drive through the countryside

Visited September 2012
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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“Nice time of year to travel”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

Take in the Music Hall near milepost 210. Local musicians were just jamming so all you do is pull up a chair and listen. Southern Blue Ridge does not have the great views you see at the northern area.

Visited June 2013
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