Blue Ridge Mountains & Blue Ridge Parkway Vacation Travel Guide
Blue Ridge Online is a travel and vacation guide for the Blue Ridge Mountains, Blue Ridge Parkway, Great Smoky and Appalachian mountain ranges of the eastern United States. Specializing in North Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, Georgia and West Virginia mountain tourism.
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The Preserve Resort has Tennessee cabins in the Smoky Mountains. Tourists often come to the Preserve Resort looking for Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge or Tennessee cabin rentals. Some are looking for Sevierville or Townsend cabins maybe a Smokey Mountain Cabin. They are happy to learn our location at The Preserve Resort is close to all the activities they wish to enjoy and away from the traffic that plagues other Smoky Mountain resorts.
Ashe High Country Realty in the North Carolina Mountains NC Mountain Real Estate Agency in the Blue Ridge Mountain area Ashe High Country Realty®, is located in the "arts district" downtown West Jefferson, NC - Ashe County, North Carolina. Ashe County has long been known as the "Lost Province" because of its rugged North Carolina Mountains, sheltered coves and valleys. For these reasons and many more, Ashe County Real Estate has long been considered a great investment.
Vacation Cabins near Grandfather Highland Games Valle Crucis Log Cabin Rentals features some of the most popular Blue Ridge Cabins available from Northern Georgia to Southern Virginia. The Valle Crucis area is one of the last spots within the Blue Ridge where you can still enjoy a truly peaceful, Blue Ridge Getaway that will have you relaxed from about the moment you drive into this peaceful valley. Click Here To Visit WebSite
Hot Springs, North Carolina has recently been named “The Best Small Mountain Town” from Georgia to West Virginia by Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine. Hot Springs is best known for its natural hot mineral springs. This quaint mountain town is located just 35 miles north of Asheville at the junction of the Appalachian Trail and the French Broad River. Surrounded by the Pisgah National Forest, Hot Springs is a haven for those seeking outdoor adventure, healing and relaxation, or a quiet romantic getaway.
Take a jaunt up the Blue Ridge Parkway while you're on your Virginia Mountains vacation and stop at Tuggles Gap Restaurant on your way to fine wineries like Chateau Morissette, Villa Appalachia, and Valhalla. Stop in at the Floyd Country store for the Friday Night Jamboree. Follow the rest of the Crooked Road throughout the mountains to find more wonderful music. Hike the Cascades Trail in Pembroke and bask in the majesty of the mountains
Blue Ridge Parkway
The Blue Ridge Parkway follows the Appalachian Mountain chain for seemingly endless views of parallel ranges connected by cross ranges and scattered hills. From the Shenandoah National Park the parkway follows the Blue Ridge, eastern rampart of the Appalachians, for 355 miles.
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For the remaining 114 miles it first skirts the southern end of the massive Black Mountains, named for the dark green spruce and fir that cover them. Then it weaves through the Craggies, the Pisgah's, the Balsams to end up in the Great Smokies.
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Great Smoky Mountains
Great Smoky Mountains National Park part of the Appalachian system, on the N.C.-Tenn. border; highest range East of the Mississippi and one of the oldest uplands on earth.
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The mountains are named for the smoke like haze that envelops them. More than 25 peaks rise over 6,000 ft. The Great Smokies are noted for their many species of trees and a great variety of flowering plants. Nearly 40% of the forest is virgin growth. Black bears are among the most well-known of the many animals and birds in the Great Smokies. Read More
Shenandoah Valley and Skyline Drive in the Virginia Mountains
Shenandoah Valley extends southwestward from the vicinity of Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, on the Potomac River and lies between the Blue Ridge to the east and the Allegheny Mountains to the west. Drained by the Shenandoah River, it embraces nine counties Berkeley and Jefferson in West Virginia and Frederick, Clarke, Shenandoah, Warren, Rockingham, Page, and Augusta in Virginia.
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The valley, approximately 150 miles long and about 25 miles wide, is often considered to extend southward to the James River and thus to include Rockbridge county. Tourists are attracted by George Washington National Forest, Shenandoah National Park, the Natural Bridge near Lexington, and the area's many limestone caverns. Skyline Drive through the national park and the Blue Ridge Parkway to the south both running along the crest of the Blue Ridge parallel the valley on the east. Read More