The Blue Ridge Parkway has been known to be America's Favorite Drive. It is 469 miles long and connects the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in NC to the Shenandoah National Park in VA. There are many attractions to visit along the parkway such as Devil's Courthouse, Folk Art Center, and Marby Mills.
There are 26 tunnels on the parkway in North Carolina due to the elevation of the mountains. Driving the parkway is a relaxing and enjoyable drive. There are many areas to pull off and enjoy the beautiful mountain vistas. Discover scenic hiking trails, picnic areas, and scenic overlooks. There are also many towns that are a short drive off the Parkway.