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Blue Ridge Parkway

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Address: Asheville, NC
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+1 828-271-4779
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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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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US$89.95*
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Flame Azalea and Fern Forest Combo Horseback Trail Ride
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US$64.00*
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Hiking Tour of Blue Ridge Parkway Waterfalls
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US$74.95*
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Horseback Riding Adventure on the Flame Azalea Trail

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The Blue Ridge Parkway is beautiful in any season. A breathtaking ride with many beautiful things to see.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Washington, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Enjoyed our drive.... The lack of leaves allowed for great views through the trees. Plenty of overlook viewing areas as well as entry and exit points to visit towns along the way.

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Washington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Blue Ridge Parkway is beautiful in any season. A breathtaking ride with many beautiful things to see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great clear weather and beautiful views from the Parkway today in the Asheville area. The traffic was very light. Highly recommend on a clear day.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hard to believe a road like this exists in America. No stop signs, smooth road, peaceful and gorgeous views. Should go back an drive more of it. And camp too!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Enjoy the drive on the winding mountain roads, and stop at the overlooks along the way or hike the trails through the mountain side.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This route has beauty around every corner, especially in the fall when colors are turning. Waterfalls are located right at roadside in some places or a bit of a hike in others.

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Afton, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

To visit the Blue Ridge Mountains and not drive a portion of the parkway is an unforgivable sin. The scenery, long distance views and even the road are idyllic and should not be missed. Trails and sites to see line the route, as do scenic overlooks, tunnels and pastures with horses and cattle. Fall foliage (despite the crowds) is a... More 

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Clayton, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I always love taking a drive on the parkway. This is one of the favoriate things to do when I am up in the North Carolina mountains.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Amazing view with lots of great stopping points and vistas. Plenty of waterfalls and hikes along the way.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Blue Ridge Parkway is great for a day trip for the family. I love going there in the car and on my motorcycle, all year long. There are a lot of overlooks and places to stop to look at the beautiful scenery.

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