Sights & Attractions in The North Carolina Mountains

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Things to Do in Blue Ridge Parkway

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Blue Ridge Parkway
The beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway gently winds through mountains...
Scenic Drives Blue Ridge Parkway
 
Craggy Gardens
At Blue Ridge Parkway Mile Marker 364, at 5,500 to 6,000 feet...
Gardens / Arboretums Blue Ridge Parkway
 
Emerald Village
You can tour an underground mine or dig for gems or gold of your...
Mines Blue Ridge Parkway
 
Folk Art Center
Authentic mountain crafts made by members of the Southern Highland...
Stores / Malls Blue Ridge Parkway
 
Grandfather Mountain
Soaring to almost 6,000 feet, Grandfather Mountain is just off...
Geological Sites, Mountains Blue Ridge Parkway
 
Julian Price Park
Green spaces along the parkway near Grandfather Mountain include...
Parks Blue Ridge Parkway
 
Linville Caverns
The only caverns in the Carolinas, they go 2,000 feet beneath...
Cave Blue Ridge Parkway
 
Linville Falls
A ½-mi hike from the visitor center leads to one of North Carolina's...
Bodies of Water Blue Ridge Parkway
 
Moses H. Cone Park
There is a turn-of-the-20th-century manor house here that's now...
Houses / Mansions, Parks, Stores / Malls Blue Ridge Parkway
 
Mt. Mitchell State Park
This park includes the highest mountain peak east of the Rockies...
Parks, Geological Sites Blue Ridge Parkway
 
Mt. Pisgah
At 5,721 feet, this is one of the most easily recognized peaks...
Viewpoints Blue Ridge Parkway
 
Museum of North Carolina Minerals
At mile marker 331, the museum has hands-on displays about gold...
Museums / Galleries Blue Ridge Parkway
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