Attractions & Destinations
For visitors in search of authentic heritage experiences and adventure, North Carolina's Blue Ridge mountains and foothills provide an unparalleled diversity of opportunities. No two visits are ever the same.
The Blue Ridge Parkway is America's most visited National Park unit and is known as "America's favorite drive."
- Paul BrownOldtime musician, Pinnacle, NC (Surry County)
- A musician since childhood, Paul Brown spent years collecting and documenting traditional music in southwestern Virginia and northwest North Carolina, particularly the stunningly rich traditions around Mount Airy in the region known as Round Peak.
- Visit the Traditional Artist Directory
Sights & Sounds
Overmountain Victory Trail
Overmountain Victory Trail as told by Bill Carson Bill Carson of The Altapass Orchard.
The Altapass Orchard and the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area.