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This 469-mile scenic drive links Shenandoah and Great Smoky Mountains National Park, while protecting the cultural and natural features of the Blue Ridge.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful drive” (464 reviews)
“speed limit” (236 reviews)
“fall colors” (186 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove most of the parkway starting at the North end on Oct. 26, 2017. We wanted to see the fall colors, and the color was good. We went as far as Mount Airy the first day and from there to Asheville on Oct. 27....More

Thank AL_Pete
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though fall colors were past their peak, we wanted to go to Mt Mitchell. The road there was windy, so be aware to allow plenty of time and for possible motion sickness. Once we got there, it was well worth the drive. There's a...More

Thank Nancychef1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We drove the 18 mile part of the Parkway which begins just outside of Cherokee, NC in early November. The fall colors were amazing. We had hardly any traffic on a Friday morning. We enjoyed stopping at several beautiful lookouts and we enjoyed the tunnels...More

Thank bigthicket
Reviewed 1 week ago

The parkway is just abeautifl road to travel even if you don't have a specific place to go. It's a wonderful exciting mountain road that can take your breath away.

Thank Ben S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Found a great campground off the Parkway near Asheville NC. Powhatan campground . Leaves were all colors. There was a small amount of ice and snow on the side of the road.

Thank clumzee
Reviewed 1 week ago

The wife and I took the family for a week vacation up to the Blue Ridge Parkway and stayed via a timeshare property. We went for awesome walks and drives through the mountains. We really want to come back during the fall when the foliage...More

Thank cypherljk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve been on the Parkway before when we have visited Asheville. This year we specifically went for the foliage. We travel up to Blowing Rock and couldn’t find and leaves changing. After talking with our hotel, they recommended driving on the Parkway. We went just...More

Thank Annabella44
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Are all the miles the same? No! Should you drive the entire length? Sure, if possible. With many visitor centers, should we stop at all of them? Absolutely! Each area focuses on their immediately local area, and if you collect National Park stamps, all are...More

Thank MNlake
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent the better part of two days driving our rental car along the twisting roadside, and every turn took our breath away. We were very blessed to have arrived at almost peak Fall season, and the colors were gorgeous! We stopped many times along...More

Thank SewManyDolls
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everyone should experience a drive on The Blue Ridge Parkway.The Parkway runs from Virginia all the way to Cherokee, North Carolina. Beautiful scenery all the way. Overlooks and amazing vistas the whole way. No big trucks are allowed on the Parkway and the speed limit...More

Thank Cassie T
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Lawrence C
9 November 2017|
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Response from janer915 | Reviewed this property |
this time of year the kids are all going back to school you should not have any trouble finding a place along your journeys! sounds like fun! hope you have a fantastic time!
Jeffrey N
22 October 2017|
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Response from janer915 | Reviewed this property |
of course, it depends on where you're coming into the BRP. but yes there are many trails for all ages. w. blue ridge parkway org
15 October 2017|
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Response from Pat K | Reviewed this property |
Definitely contact the visitors center at (828) 298-5330. Blue Ridge Parkway Visitor Center 195 Hemphill Knob Rd, Asheville, NC 28803