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Blue Ridge Parkway Fall Sightseeing

Blue Ridge Parkway Fall Sightseeing

Blue Ridge Parkway is America’s most scenic drive and extends from Virginia to North Carolina. Linking Shennandoah National Park in Virginia to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina, the Blue Ridge Parkway is a 470-mile, linear National Park with many stopping points along the
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Julian Price Memorial Park

Julian Price Memorial Park

Julian Price Memorial Park is a beautiful park located between Milepost 295.5 and 298 on the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina. It has picnic areas, rest rooms, camping grounds, nature walks, hiking trails and so on. It is 4000 acres in area and is really beautiful and calm.  The 47 acre Price
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Grandfather Mountain Overlook

Grandfather Mountain Overlook

Grandfather Mountain Overlook is located at Milepost 306 on Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina and offers spectacular views of  Grandfather Mountain. You can park your car at the overlook and enjoy the panorama. When you walk further south from the parking area, you get to see beautiful views of
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Linn Cove Viaduct

Linn Cove Viaduct

Linn Cove Viaduct on the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina is the most complicated concrete bridge ever built. Completed in 1983 at a cost of almost $10 million, the Linn Cove Viaduct is 1,243 feet long and contains 153 segments weighing 50 tons each. It is a masterpieces of engineering that was
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Rough Ridge Overlook

Rough Ridge Overlook

Rough Ridge Overlook is a very popular overlook along the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina. It is located on Milepost 302.8 and the elevation is 4293′. There is a short hiking trail which starts from the parking area. It is about 1/3 miles long and is moderate in difficulty. The trail
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Blue Ridge Attractions

Blue Ridge Attractions

Blue Ridge Parkway is the most scenic National parkway and is known as “America’s Favorite Drive”. It runs for 469 miles mostly along the Blue Ridge mountains, a major mountain chain which is part of the Appalachian Mountains. The parkway starts from the north at Shenandoah
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Places to Visit in North Carolina During Fall

Places to Visit in North Carolina During Fall

Fall is around the corner and most of us would be interested in doing some leaf peeping. North Carolina is extremely beautiful during fall. Though Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont may top the US states for viewing Fall Colors, North Carolina is definitely not behind. These are the some of best
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BrookGreen Gardens

BrookGreen Gardens

During our trip to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, we visited BrookGreen Gardens near Murrells Inlet. It is situated 18 miles south of Myrtle Beach. Brookgreen has more than 300 acres of gardens and facilities that are open to the public. In addition there are excursions that take visitors to parts
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Linville Caverns

Linville Caverns

On our trip to Blue Ridge Parkway, we visited Linville Caverns at Marion, North Carolina. The Caverns offer guided tours, giving you the history of the caverns and allowing you to view the grand work of nature. The admission fee is $7 for adults. The tour takes around 45 minutes. The caverns are
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Cypress Gardens, South Carolina

Cypress Gardens, South Carolina

During our trip to Charleston, South Carolina, we happened to visit the beautiful Cypress Gardens. It is located 25 miles north of Charleston, SC. Cypress Garden was the areas largest rice plantation, once upon a time. Now it has been converted to a beautiful garden. The black water swamp and
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