Attractions Directory

Linn Cove Viaduct

Linn Cove Viaduct

Construction of the Blue Ridge Parkway began in 1935, but the 469-mile scenic drive was not completed until 1982. More…

Linville

Linville

Visitors can see the careful planning that went into its development by taking a stroll through the Linville Historic District. More…

Moses Cone Memorial Park

Moses Cone Memorial Park

Moses H. Cone Memorial Park, on the Blue Ridge Parkway, preserves the historic Flat Top Manor, home of the Parkway Craft Center. More…

Mount Jefferson State Natural Area

Mount Jefferson State Natural Area

Mount Jefferson State Natural Area near Jefferson, NC offers great views, hiking, and a diversity of trees, shrubs, and wildflowers. More…

Mount Mitchell State Park

Mount Mitchell State Park

Lofty Mount Mitchell, near Burnsville, NC, rises to 6,684 feet and is the highest mountain east of the Mississippi River. More…

Museum of North Carolina Minerals

Museum of North Carolina Minerals

More than 300 varieties of mineral and gems are showcased at the Museum of North Carolina Minerals on the Blue Ridge Parkway. More…

New River State Park

New River State Park

New River State Park, near West Jefferson, NC, showcases one of the oldest rivers in the world. More…

Old Wilkes Jail

Old Wilkes Jail

Built in 1859, the Old Wilkes Jail held Union prisoners and stored Confederate provisions and ammunition during the Civil War. More…

Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail

Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail

The Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail commemorates the campaign that led to the Battle of Kings Mountain. More…

Panthertown Valley

Panthertown Valley

Panthertown Valley, near Cashiers, NC, is a unique landscape, with a broad, flat valley floor flanked by granite cliffs. More…

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