Recent news, activities, special events and upcoming festivals!
Today's Blue Ridge Parkway drive was glorious! The ideal temperature, 71 degrees with sun and a little breeze. This image was taken at the North Cove overlook, showing the Orchard at Altapass in the distance and some lovely red poisonous mushrooms. Tempting! ;)
Predicting when the leaves will change color. It's a feat of nature explained by a scientific process, that can be a little tricky. Our range of the Blue Ridge drastically varies when it comes to elevation. That's a good thing!
A few reasons to visit our region of the Blue Ridge during September. Fewer visitors! Avoid the October crowds and plan a September get-away.
August is packed with interesting and fun events, including the upcoming 44th Annual NC Bluegrass Festival! Tickets are available in advance and at the door. Take a look at this year's performers and join us at Tom Johnson's Camping Center. The complete lineup and ticket details ...
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