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Poor Farmer’s Market is just off the Blue Ridge Parkway Read more

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Our readers pick the Top 35 Trending Mountain Destinations across 7 mountain states, and our editors pick 175 can't miss attractions and reasons to visit! Read more

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Joe Tennis

No, you can’t modernize a cave, but the degree of fun in some dark, damp, cool spaces has been on the rise in recent years. Read more

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Our annual festival guide points the way to great gatherings from the Virginias and the Carolinas to Georgia, Tennessee and Kentucky. Find food, beer and wine plus rubber ducky races, apples, peaches, barbecue, bluegrass – and even Santa Claus. Read more

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On the road from the Shenandoah Valley to the Great Smoky Mountains, I sought stalagmites, stalactites and soda straws while in search of “Caverns, Cabins and Cuisine.” Read more

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The West Virginia scenic railroad has a family feel to it as passengers watch for birds, buildings and scenery. Read more

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New hostelries and new breweries dominate our collection of new destinations and attractions recently added to the mountain region. Read more

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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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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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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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Dollywood pushes into the “Wildwood Grove” for its 2019 season, giving the popular park its first new, additional area in a decade in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Read more

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Joe Tennis

A Tennessee state park takes pains to go back to its genuine roots. 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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Walking Winchester in the relentless rain of a soggy spring could not dampen my enthusiasm to see the home of a country music legend. Read more

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Joe Tennis

The North Carolina native offers tours at the Oconaluftee Indian Village. Read more

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Learn more about how Paula Corbin Kahn creates unique jewelry pieces with chinquapins. Read more

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Joe Tennis

In the third of our 30th Anniversary look-backs, we find a blend of old and new. Read more

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Casually cruising to Claytor Lake in southwest Virginia, I felt like I had come home - back to where it all began: my first assignment for Blue Ridge Country. Read more

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Here's your guide to 177 great gatherings to help you plan your 2018 mountain travels. Read more

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David Schwartz operates the Camera Heritage Museum, a fixture in downtown Staunton, Virginia. Read more

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  • The Patsy Cline House