Expert Travel Advice to Blue Ridge Parkway

Top Answers To Blue Ridge Parkway Travel Questions

  • Anonymous user answered:
    You can ride the Parkway for a total of 469 miles as it rolls from Virginia in the north to North Carolina in the south. It combines Shenandoah's snaking Skyline Drive and ends just outside of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. You can find more info, including ideas for things to do and recommended places to stay, here: http://vacation.away.com/virginia/travel-v2-cid8830-blue-ridge-parkway-cid350266-active-and-adventure-vacations.html. There are loads of access points along the entire route; you can find some good maps here: http://www.blueridgeparkway.org/maps.htm.
  • Anonymous user answered:
    It takes about 5 hours. It's about 300 miles.
  • Anonymous user answered:
    For a descriptive guide to Driving the Blue Ridge Parkway, check out: http://bit.ly/aR0OA4 Since you will be taking a young child, stopping at any of these attractions along the way will give you both a chance to stretch your legs and get some fresh air: http://bit.ly/aEBhva
  • Anonymous user answered:
    According to a website dedicated to the Brown Mountain Lights, you can see them on most nights throughout the year. Some of the most common Parkway locations to view the lights are at Mile Post 302 at Brown Mountain Light Overlook and at Mile Post 301 at Green Mountain Overlook.

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