North Carolina (NC)

  • Blue Ridge Parkway

    Blue Ridge Parkway (North Carolina, Virginia)

    The Parkway provides spectacular mountain and valley vistas, quiet pastoral scenes, sparkling waterfalls and colorful flower and foliage displays as it extends through the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia and North Carolina.

  • Cherohala Skyway

    Cherohala Skyway (North Carolina, Tennessee)

    The Skyway offers the cultural heritage of the Cherokee tribe and early settlers in a grand forest environment in the Appalachian Mountains. Enjoy mile-high vistas and brilliant fall foliage, as well as great hiking opportunities and picnic spots in magnificent and seldom-seen portions of the southern Appalachian National Forests.

  • Forest Heritage National Scenic Byway

    Forest Heritage National Scenic Byway (North Carolina)

    Travel back in time and explore history and beautiful scenery on the Forest Heritage Scenic Byway (U.S. 276) through the Pisgah National Forest. As you wind your way on old settlement roads past mountain peaks and cascading waterfalls, imagine how this landscape looked decades ago when modern forestry began.

  • Outer Banks Scenic Byway

    Outer Banks Scenic Byway (North Carolina)

    Drive the Outer Banks Scenic Byway today. With the help of two ferries, visit the beaches and see the ocean from the barrier islands. Enjoy old-time village communities that haven't lost their maritime culture. Wrap yourself in local history on the Outer Banks Scenic Byway.

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