Southern Comfort: A Blue Ridge Parkway Adventure

Blue Ridge Parkway
Blue Ridge Parkway


For the ultimate Appalachian road trip, hop on the Blue Ridge Parkway for the best of Southern mountain culture and views from Virginia's Shenandoah Valley to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Whether you're planning a long weekend, or a relaxing week, here are some suggestions for seeing, doing, eating and sleeping along the historic 469-mile stretch.