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How from Roanoke to Boone, NC

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How from Roanoke to Boone, NC


We will be travelling from Roanoke to Boone, where we have a hotel booked. It is quite some distance, and we have two teens in the car, so perhaps the whole trip over the Blue Ridge Parkway might be too much ... ? What do you think ?

And could we cut back by driving over the 81 and 77 and start on the Blue Ridge Parkway as from Fancy Gap ? Would this save us some time, and would we not miss out too much ?

We would like to be in Boone by 2pm, how much time would we need, in both options ? A quick response is greatly appreciated !

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1. Re: How from Roanoke to Boone, NC

From Roanoke to Boone travelling I81S and US221S would take about 3 hours 15 minutes. If you take the Blue Ridge Parkway the entire trip, it would take approximately 4-5 hours depending on how often you stop to enjoy the beautiful scenery (170 Miles @ 45 mph= 3 hours 45 minutes no stopping). Your idea to take the BRP at Fancy Gap is a good one. It is about 90 miles to Boone from there.

Look at this map of the BRP to determine additional options.................


Hope this helps.

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2. Re: How from Roanoke to Boone, NC

Thanks for the quick update. Will do this option then.

3. Re: How from Roanoke to Boone, NC

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