Road Trip on the Blue Ridge Parkway: Roanoke to Galax, VA

Visit Mabry Mill, take a detour into Floyd, and enjoy some local wineries on this road trip on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Road Trip on the Blue Ridge Parkway: Lexington to Roanoke, VA

The Peaks of Otter, James River, and Apple Orchard Mountain are just a few of the destinations on this road trip on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Road Trip on the Blue Ridge Parkway: Waynesboro to Lexington, VA

Begin this road trip on the Blue Ridge Parkway at Humpback Rocks, enjoy the view from Ravens Roost, and do a little bit hiking along the way.

Road Trip on the Blue Ridge Parkway

Everything you need to know to road trip along the Blue Ridge Parkway across North Carolina and Virginia.

Where to Find the Visitor Centers on the Blue Ridge Parkway

Map, mileposts, and information about the visitor centers on the Blue Ridge Parkway across Virginia and North Carolina.

35 Favorite Travel Photos From the Blue Ridge Parkway

After spending years driving the entire Blue Ridge Parkway I have created a large collection of travel photography.

15 Places You Must Visit on the Blue Ridge Parkway

The 469-mile Blue Ridge Parkway features dozens of scenic overlooks and hiking trails, but if you had a limited time where should you go? This list might help you figure that out.

18 Outstanding Overlooks for Sunsets on the Blue Ridge Parkway

A stunning autumn sunset on the Blue Ridge Parkway in NC on Monday, October 31, 2016. Copyright 2016 Jason Barnette

Along the 469-mile Blue Ridge Parkway are hundreds of scenic overlooks, hiking trails, and hidden destinations. But which of these have the best view for stunning sunsets?

The Scenic Overlooks of Roanoke, Virginia

Spend a weekend in Roanoke and you’ll learn one thing very quickly: this city has a lot of scenic overlooks. The Roanoke Star is probably the most iconic thing you’ll notice about the city as you first arrive but did you know you can drive up there and stand at a scenic overlook just below […]

5 Things You Just Don’t Do on the Blue Ridge Parkway

The Blue Ridge Parkway is one of the most iconic road trip destinations in the country. People come from far and wide to enjoy the scenic overlooks, exciting hiking, and winding roads of the two-lane Parkway through the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia and North Carolina. It’s not hard to find a list of things […]

Witnessing the Raid at Martin’s Station at Wilderness Road State Park in Virginia

Everything you need to know to attend and enjoy the Raid at Martin’s Station Reenactment at Wilderness Road State Park.

Hidden in Virginia: The Powell Valley Overlook

The Powell Valley Overlook is proof that not all scenic overlooks are the same. This overlook stands high on the side of a mountain range overlooking the lush valley below. Farms, homes, and wide open fields cover the valley floor. Day or night this is a place to visit for an amazing view.