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Hiking Crabtree Falls, NC – Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 339.5
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Hiking Crabtree Falls, NC – Blue Ridge Parkway Milepost 339.5

Hiking is one of our families favorite things to do! Getting out into nature and exploring different landscapes is such a great learning experience and a break from everyday life where we are bombarded with technology! Living in North Carolina we are very close to the beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway. If you’re a regular follower…

Linville Falls & Gorge, Linville Viaduct, Blue Ridge Parkway,  Blowing Rock, NC
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Linville Falls & Gorge, Linville Viaduct, Blue Ridge Parkway, Blowing Rock, NC

We are very fortunate to live in a really great area that’s close to the Appalachian mountains. Since my brother-in-law was in town visiting we headed up to enjoy some hiking and fun family time.   We first stopped in our favorite little mountain town, Blowing Rock, NC and ate at our go-to restaurant, Six…

Blue Ridge Parkway Trip Day 4: Mount Airy, NC Homeplace of Andy Griffith
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Blue Ridge Parkway Trip Day 4: Mount Airy, NC Homeplace of Andy Griffith

Visit Mayberry from The Andy Griffith Show in real life! Located in Andy Griffith’s hometown of Mount Airy NC the museum is home to the largest collection of memorabilia from his childhood and career in movies, television and movies. We traveled the entirety of the Blue Ridge Parkway, also known as America’s Highway that run…

Blue Ridge Parkway Trip – Day 4 (part 1): Mabry Mill
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Blue Ridge Parkway Trip – Day 4 (part 1): Mabry Mill


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  We traveled the entirety of the Blue Ridge Parkway, also known as America’s Highway that run from Virginia to Cherokee, North Carolina. The Blue Ridge Parkway is 469 miles that highlights some of the state’s most scenic views, with the highest mountain ranges being in North Carolina. Day 1: Hitting the Road! Day 2:…

Blue Ridge Parkway Trip – Day 2: Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, Charlottesville, VA
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Blue Ridge Parkway Trip – Day 2: Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, Charlottesville, VA

Monticello is the autobiographical masterpiece of Thomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration of Independence and the Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom, third president of the United States, and founder of the University of Virginia. Monticello, located just outside of Charlottesville, VA, was Jefferson’s primary plantation that he inherited from his father when he was 26…