"Full of historic charm, it's one of the most visited sites along the Blue Ridge Parkway."
"A mountain town that's big in vibrant music, artistic inspiration and down-home hospitality."
"Sip wine and savor the views at one of the Parkway’s premier destinations for wine and fine dining."
The Blue Ridge Parkway’s Plateau District is lush in landscape and rich culture. The rural towns and counties that make up the region are ripe with agriculture, heritage music and a wealth of historic attractions and Appalachian influences that combine to offer an unforgettable mountain experience.
The Crooked Road: Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail, the Blue Ridge Folklife Festival and Floydfest are among the area’s most popular attractions and events – each one offering visitors a glimpse into life along the Blue Ridge Mountains.
"Featuring hiking, camping and plenty of amazing views from overlooks like Rock Castle Gorge."
"The Eastern Gateway to and a major venue of the Crooked Road: Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail."
"Artisan hard cider derived from more than 30 apple varieties grown amid the Blue Ridge Mountains."