Once we left our Airbnb in the woods of Asheville, North Carolina we decided to go on a little adventure. Mena and I had heard about the Blue Ridge Parkway but had no idea it would be as amazing as it was. We entered at the visitor center and headquarters near Asheville, NC and followed the parkway all the way to the end in the Great Smoky Mountains – it took us about 6 hours as we stopped at every overlook with a sign on the way up.
I highly recommend spending a day and just drive up the Blue Ridge Parkway if you ever have the chance – the views are absolutely spectacular and the drive is extremely peaceful. We both hope you enjoy all of the pictures below – we have posted every outlook as well as their elevation and then of course we have a picture where we reached the highest elevation of the entire Blue Ridge Parkway!
Blue Ridge Parkway Visitor Center
French Broad Overlook
Bad Fork Valley Overlook
Log Hollow Overlook
Looking Glass Rock
Wagon Road Gap Overlook
The Cradle of Forestry Overlook
East Fork Overlook
Buck Springs Gap Overlook
Courthouse Valley Overlook
Wolf Mountain Overlook
Beartrap Gap Overlook
Caney Fork Overlook
Spot Knob Overlook
Beartrail Ridge Overlook
Cowee Mountain Overlook
Blue Ridge Parkway Highest Elevation
Blue Ridge Parkway Entrance (Great Smoky Mountains)
About Blue Ridge Parkway
The Blue Ridge Parkway is a scenic route that runs from Virginia through North Carolina and is approximately 469 long with several amazing photo opportunities and hiking trails.
Blue Ridge Parkway (Video)
For more information regarding the Blue Ridge Parkway please check out the official contact information below: