The Blue Ridge Parkway near Fancy Gap

Mabry Mill from the Trees (on the Blue Ridge Parkway)

There are many things to do and see on the Blue Ridge Parkway near Fancy Gap, Virginia. You can photograph the picturesque Mabry Mill, hike on some of the most scenic trails on the Parkway, learn about the local history and taste some delicious wines.  We’ve put together this little guide of things to do … Read moreThe Blue Ridge Parkway near Fancy Gap

Hiking Rocky Knob Recreation Area/Rock Castle Gorge

View from the Rocky Knob Parking Lot

I have fond memories of hiking and backpacking in Rocky Knob Recreation Area. My sons and I camped in the well shaded primitive campground in the gorge next to Rock Castle Creek. We used it as a base camp for the loop hike up to the top and then back down again. My daughters and … Read moreHiking Rocky Knob Recreation Area/Rock Castle Gorge

Take a Drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway near Fancy Gap

Mabry Mill, the Most Photographed Site on the Blue Ridge Parkway

The Blue Ridge Parkway is one of the most scenic roadways in the country. It’s a great place for a day trip to stop and smell the roses. If you’re in Fancy Gap or the surrounds, here are some suggestions for your road trip and some rose smellin’ tips along the way. Head out from … Read moreTake a Drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway near Fancy Gap