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Blue Ridge Highlands Virginia BLUE RIDGE HIGHLANDS VA Day One Spend a day (or a week) on The Crooked Road with a stop Superlatives abound in the Blue Ridge, and deservedly so. The Birthplace of Country Music boasts the highest mountain in the state, oldest river on the continent, and longest rural parkway. This stunning mountain grandeur, highlighted with a famous blue haze, comes with an equally beautiful Narrows A Blacksburg Radford Christiansburg 81 Pulaski y rk P a g e T ra id n lu e R Galax B ia Hardy Rocky Mount Floyd 77 h c la a p 81 Abingdon Damascus W Bristol Rocky Gap il Marion Wytheville ian Tr ail Pembroke p Saltville 77 alach a W App w musical score. Lambsburg I 77 Meadows of Dan at the Blue Ridge Institute and Farm Museum in Ferrum, then head west over the Blue Ridge to catch live music at Floyd Country Store. Day Two Extend the visit with a trip south to Galax, home of the Blue Ridge Music Center, and the Rex Theater, where you can attend a live radio show. Don't miss award-winning barbecue at W the Galax Smokehouse. INSTAMOMENT #LOVEVA Stand astride the VirginiaTennessee state line on Main Street in downtown Bristol, Birthplace of Country Music, and home of Bristol Motor Speedway. Day Three Drive at least a portion of the Blue Ridge Parkway, ranked "America's most scenic drive." From Shenandoah National Park in the north, the graceful blueway meanders 469 miles along the Appalachian Mountains to the North Carolina border. EMILY MILLER Scenic Overlook 188 re, Floyd ` Floyd Country Sto See the famous swinging bridge and unparalleled views into five states from the 100-foot Big Walker Lookout and Country Store in Wytheville.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Virginia Travel Guide 2015

Welcome To Virginia
Virginia Travel Information & State Map
Great Scenic Drives
The Beauty of the Small Town
Eat Like a Local
The New Virginia Cuisine
Local Foodie Fun
Wine & Oysters: Perfect Virginia Pair
Craft Ciders and Other Sips
Love on Tap: Craft Brews
Music to the Ear
Resorts and Sweet Dreams
Golf Virginia!
The Sporting Life
Civil War & Emancipation
Tracking “Turn” in Virginia
Walking with Speilberg and Lincoln
Natural Outdoors
Virginia Water Adventures
Coastal Virginia
Coastal Virginia / Eastern Shore
Chesapeake Bay
Northern Virginia
Central Virginia
Southern Virginia
Shenandoah Valley
Blue Ridge Highlands
Heart of Appalachia
Virginia Accommodations
Virginia Events 2015

Virginia Travel Guide 2015