A little “peace” of heaven just off the Blue Ridge Parkway

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Hiking Pilot Mountain State Park

Pilot Mountain at Dusk

Pilot Mountain State Park features great views of the Piedmont and the surrounding mountains. You’ll see the rest of the Sauratown Mountains, of which Pilot Mountain is a part. The countryside spreads out below the namesake mountain. Winston-Salem is even visible on a clear day. Pilot Mountain State Park Trails It is a very popular … Read more

Mabry Mill

Mabry-Mill

Mabry Mill is one of the most photographed places on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Just a few miles from Fancy Gap, it’s easy to see what makes it a popular destination for folks in the area. There have been countless pictures taken over the years of the picturesque mill across the pond. Other activities and … Read more

Hiking Stone Mountain State Park

Stone Mountain

Stone Mountain State Park is a very unique place to hike. The park features several hiking trails, the most popular of which circles the iconic granite mountain, makes its way along Stone Mountain Falls and provides a glimpse into what life was like centuries before it was even made a state park. Stone Mountain Loop … Read more

Valentine’s Day at Chateau Morrisette

Chateau Morrisette

Looking for romantic options for Valentine’s Day around Fancy Gap? Why not treat her to a delicious meal or wine and chocolate at Chateau Morrisette. This is one of our favorite wineries on the Blue Ridge Parkway. We love the views of the surrounding Blue Ridge, the great food and the delicious wines. If you’re … Read more

Autumn Leaves Festival in Mayberry, USA

Fall Foliage View of Virginia and North Carolina

Every year in October, Mayberry is home to the Autumn Leaves Festival™, an historic festival in the heart of Mount Airy, North Carolina. People from all over the country visit the streets of downtown and the locals love it too. You’ll find vendors with one-of-a-kind items and food you cannot get anywhere else, must-see attractions, and some … Read more

Golf Courses near Fancy Gap

golfer-at-dusk

There are many things to do in the area for those who love the outdoors, from hiking or cycling to hunting or fishing. Here is a roundup for those who want to play a round or two. If you like the links, we think you’ll be able to find a course you’ll enjoy from our … Read more