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America's most scenic drive has a plethora of attractions and parks for you to discover and
explore. Various historical landmarks dot the Blue Ridge Parkway as well as parks and campgrounds.

Personalize your own adventure the whole family will enjoy, whether it's tasting apple butter at Mabry Mill in the fall, having a family reunion at Julian
Price Memorial Park, or catching an interpretive program from one of the many knowledgeable
park rangers.

Time can stand still here as you take the time to get out of your car and peruse the beauty and grandeur of Mother Nature. Catch a live show at the Blue Ridge Music Center and tap your toe to a less hectic beat. Take a more in depth look at your surroundings by visiting one of the museums, and be sure to stop at the various visitor centers along the way. Each one is full of helpful information to help make your adventure that much easier and special.

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Featured Blue Ridge Parkway Attractions

Moses H Cone Memorial Park

(Milepost 293) As one of the most prevalent historic attractions on the Blue Ridge Parkway, The Moses H. Cone Memorial Park is "historic splendor at its finest." For this beautiful country estate we owe our gratitude to Moses H. Cone, a prosperous textile entrepreneur, conservationist, and philanthropist of the Gilded Age. The centerpiece is Flat Top Manor, a gleaming white 23-room, 13,000 square foot mansion.


Moses Cone Memorial Park

Grandfather Mountain

(Milepost 305) Grandfather Mountain is the highest peak in the Blue Ridge mountain range and a globally recognized nature preserve. Stand head and shoulders above the surrounding region, marvel at 360-degree views of mountain ridge after mountain ridge retreating into the horizon, and discover sanctuary for the human spirit. The Mile High Swinging Bridge gives visitors breathtaking views from Linville Peak.


Grandfather Mountain

The Biltmore Estate

(Milepost 389) Escape to the larger than life splendor of Biltmore – George Vanderbilt's vast 8,000 acre estate featuring 250-room Biltmore House and acres of gardens. Savor farm fresh food and award winning wines from Biltmore Winery, then take to the outdoors by bike, raft, or on horseback. America's largest home and its breathtaking surroundings are yours to explore and enjoy.


The Biltmore Estate

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