Blue Ridge Parkway

The Blue Ridge Parkway is a National Parkway that stretches from Shenandoah National Park in Virginia to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina. The parkway provides 469 miles of scenic beauty along the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Blue Ridge Parkway has several visitors centers, campgrounds, and exits to cute little towns along the route.

We started the Blue Ridge Parkway on a foggy morning in Shenandoah National Park and hopped on and off the parkway all the way to the Smoky Mountains.

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This time of year is especially pretty because of the fall leaves. There are endless beautiful views along the drive. The road is a well maintained two lane highway.

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One of our favorite stops along the parkway was Asheville, NC. If you like handmade crafts and art then Asheville is the place for you! Asheville is dedicated to crafts and art with hundreds of shops to explore and places to take classes to learn a new craft.

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This is the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway. There were tons of handmade items such as Jewelry, Quilts, Furniture, Wood Crafts, Pottery, Clothes, and so much more!
Along with driving and seeing the beauty of the mountains, there's plenty of hikes along the parkway. We especially love hiking to waterfalls and there were several we got to see!

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The Blue Ridge Parkway isn't the only National Parkway in the USA. A National Parkway is a highway for recreational driving along a historic route that's maintained by the National Park Service. Other National Highways include the Natchez Trace in Mississippi, Alabama, and Tennessee, Colonial Parkway in Virginia, Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park and John D. Rockefeller Jr. Parkway that connects Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park.


Tahoe Tuesday

Hi Everyone! It may not look like it in this photo but I've been extra mischievous lately.

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For example Michelle was eating a pretzel today and I jumped up and tried to eat it right out of her hand before she knew what was going on. I wasn't quick enough this time, but next time I'll get it.

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We are currently camping near Great Smoky Mountain National Park and will be heading to Atlanta later this week. I'll let you know next week if I succeed in stealing any food.

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Tahoe Tuesday

I'm back again for another Tahoe Tuesday and looking cuter than every, look at my eyes here, cute right? I'm balancing on the back of a chair here and it takes a lot of concentration.

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Well, last time I posted we were in Gettysburg, PA. We've since left Gettysburg and traveled down to Virginia to see Shenandoah National Park. Then we drove south on the Blue Ridge Parkway. We are now in North Carolina outside of Asheville where fall is in full swing. Its nice and pretty here in the mountains!

All this cool weather makes me want to take a nap so, I'm going to get on that.

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Tahoe Tuesday

Oops, I think I slept through the last two Tahoe Tuesdays! I realized this morning I hadn't written a post in a while... Matt and Michelle and I have been exploring Gettysburg PA and enjoying fall. Here's a photo of me looking out the back window at the pretty trees.

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Ok time for another nap, it's one of my favorite activities.