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Blue Ridge Mountains Area Information Resources

Although the Parkway abounds in visitor information centers*, natural activities, interpretative programs, wildlife viewing areas, and wonderful scenic views, most Parkway travelers will eventually decide to meander into the local communities surrounding the Blue Ridge Parkway.  These communities offer additional entertainment, cultural activities, fine dining, lodging, and other activities that will increase the overall Southern Appalachian experience of your vacation.

The resources below will provide additional information on these communities.

*For more information on the Blue Ridge Parkway visitor's centers, you can view the hours of operation and visit them virtually on our online tours.

Featured Information Resource

Smoky Mountain Host of North Carolina
Smoky Mountain Host of North Carolina is the destination marketing organization for the seven far western counties of North Carolina and the Qualla Boundary of the Cherokee Indian Reservation. North Carolina counties represented through Smoky Mountain Host are Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, Macon and Swain. The North Carolina Smoky Mountains offer a family vacation value with extensive opportunities for experiencing the cultural history, outdoor adventure, mountain crafts and stunning vistas of the Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains.
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4437 Georgia Rd ~ Franklin, NC

Visit Smokies

Open Daily
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Visitor Information Resources

Boone Area Chamber of Commerce
Phone: (828) 264-2225

Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce
Phone: (828) 258-6101
Monday-Friday, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday-Sunday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Greater Augusta Regional Chamber of Commerce
Phone: (540) 324-1133
Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Flyod Chamber of Commerce
Phone: (540) 745-4407
Monday - Wednesday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Saturday: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm


Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce
Phone: (540) 983-0700

High Country Host
Phone:(800) 438-7500

Blue RIdge Mountain Host
Phone: (828) 285-9907

Virginia Is For Lovers
Phone: (800) 847-4882

Visit NC
Phone: (800) 847-4862

Gatlinburg Visitors and Convention Bureau
Phone: (800) 588-1817

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