Down the Blue Ridge: Blowing Rock to Asheville

Part Two of ‘Down the Blue Ridge’ Labor Day 2021: Located just off the Blue Ridge Parkway near Boone NC, Blowing Rock is a charming mountain village with sweeping views, great eateries, eclectic shops and outdoor fun. Blowing Rock is one of my favorite spots to visit in NC. It’s quaint downtown is steeped in […]

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Down the Blue Ridge Parkway

Continuation from ‘Shenandoah Adventures’ After a hearty breakfast at Big Meadows Lodge my mom and I set out for the next leg of our Blue Ridge Adventures. We drove south on the Skyline Drive, the road bending and breaking as we followed the crest of the Blue Ridge. The brilliant sun blazed against the blue […]

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Shenandoah Adventures

One of my favorite places to visit is Virginia’s Shenandoah National Park. Located only 75 miles from DC, Shenandoah rises above the Shenandoah Valley in the west and Piedmont region in the east, Shenandoah is an expanse of sweeping meadows, lost waterfalls, jagged peaks and over 500 miles hiking trails. The highlight of Shenandoah is […]

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