I was only on the parkway for a few short miles but it is a beautiful way to get from one side of Asheville to another. Take your time.
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We love trips to the mountains and this is less than 3 hours from Charlotte. We tend to do a day trip depending upon how early we get started. The views are amazing and there are lots of things to do nearby. Great for families...More
While there are scores of reviews on this amazing parkway, I was searching for the "best" view points.. Well if you want best views here is my recommendation.. Start anywhere and end anywhere you like! Yes - The whole Parkway is amazing, start anywhere you...More
The parkway is an excellent drive and the beauty is unequal to anywhere I have visited. Usually closed during winter because of the weather. But worth a day trip.
Has a little extra time on our drive to Ohio and decided to take a slight detour to check this out. Unfortunately we missed the height of the fall colors by maybe 2 or 3 weeks but still enjoyed the ride very much. Constant winding...More
We drove most of the parkway starting at the North end on Oct. 26, 2017. We wanted to see the fall colors, and the color was good. We went as far as Mount Airy the first day and from there to Asheville on Oct. 27....More
Even though fall colors were past their peak, we wanted to go to Mt Mitchell. The road there was windy, so be aware to allow plenty of time and for possible motion sickness. Once we got there, it was well worth the drive. There's a...More
We drove the 18 mile part of the Parkway which begins just outside of Cherokee, NC in early November. The fall colors were amazing. We had hardly any traffic on a Friday morning. We enjoyed stopping at several beautiful lookouts and we enjoyed the tunnels...More
The parkway is just abeautifl road to travel even if you don't have a specific place to go. It's a wonderful exciting mountain road that can take your breath away.
Found a great campground off the Parkway near Asheville NC. Powhatan campground . Leaves were all colors. There was a small amount of ice and snow on the side of the road.