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Joe Tennis

The famous “Monkey Trial” of 1925 put the little town of Dayton, Tennessee, on the map, as per plan. Read more

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Joe Tennis

The history of the West Virginia resort’s water goes back more than 150 years, with endorsements from people ranging from Olympians to congressmen. Read more

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David Gillespie

The official opening of the new version of the Webster Springs, West Virginia boardwalk will take place in the spring. Read more

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Joe Tennis

Did a Bigfoot save a guy’s life in 2000? And how about the guy who didn’t go into the woods for five years after seeing one? Read more

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The original recipe was cooked up during Prohibition in Kingsport, Tennessee. Jamie Cyphers says her grandma went to jail for it. Read more

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Lynn Faust

Lynn Faust has devoted much of her life since childhood to North America’s synchronous fireflies. And she’s written the definitive guide to luminous bugs. Read more

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Need a little extra help unplugging from the day-to-day? These destinations specialize in the relaxed and the non-electronic. Read more

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Pat and Chuck Blackley

Our contributing photographers present the mountains the way they used to be, and still are in spots. Read more

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2019 Travel Guides

Tony Penna

Our 2019 travel guide explores our great region through its stories and the people who tell them. Read more

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Matt Cuda

Matt Cuda lives in North Carolina and specializes in nature photography. See much more of his work at mattcuda.com. Read more

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Dana Foreman

Is there a more poignant splash of color in the mountain landscape than the bloom of rhododendron? Dana Foreman’s images suggest perhaps not. See more of her work at dana-foreman.pixels.com. Read more

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Nye Simmons

Motorists and photographers are in for a new visual treat in the Tennessee mountains. Read more

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Tom Hardy Steps Down From The Blue Ridge Parkway Association Read more

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Clayton Hensley

Once you learn small-town mountain ways, it’s easy to return, even if it’s been decades. Read more

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Building a following. Photographer Jared Kreiss captures the mysteries of East Tennessee and beyond. Read more

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Kevin Adams

The images of long-time friend of the magazine Kevin Adams have graced the pages of Blue Ridge Country for decades. We consider ourselves lucky to run a few more in this edition. Read more

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A 4-year-old is happy pretty much anywhere Mom and Dad take him, but the treasures of the parkway make for a great weekend. Read more

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As a self-described “old-time nerd,” Bond stands out as one of the most talented and important people carrying on his musical tradition. Read more

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Randall Sanger

Undiscovered Falls of Virginia and West Virginia A new book presents great photos and visitation info for hundreds of falls. We present sneak peeks of a few of the lesser-known. photography By randall sanger Read more

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Sid Vedula

With surprises ranging from ghosts and spirits to delicious dining destinations and more, each stop is pure pleasure. Read more

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