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Appalachian Music Trails: Destinations in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Music stage at Floyd General Store, Floyd, VA

Music is an easy way to celebrate Appalachian culture.

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Leaf Peeping and More in the Smoky Mountains

Dome at Stone Mountain State Park

With a fabulous forecast in the region this week and weekend, I'm headed to the Smoky Mountains! Nothing like fresh air, beautiful scenery—hopefully some local apples—to invigorate the soul!

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Cherokee and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Cherokee public art bear

I created this free guide to planning a ride on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Just click the link below. No registration required.

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The Blue Ridge Parkway: America’s Favorite Drive

Tamela Rich's motorcycle on the Blue Ridge Parkway

Imagine the bliss of running 469 miles a two-lane ribbon of road connecting NC’s Great Smoky Mountains and VA’s Shenandoah National Park without a stop light.

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