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Driving Tours

Explore The Diverse And Beautiful Appalachian Region


Blue Ridge Parkway

Blue Ridge Parkway

Use the interactive map to find driving routes in each state, and across the region

Discover art, music, history and outdoor adventure. Hike a trail, shop at an artist’s studio, eat local fare, listen to authentic Appalachian music, stay overnight at a quaint inn.

Appalachia is a region with a rich, distinctive heritage and abundant natural and cultural assets, offering something for all travelers. Some people visit the Region to experience its natural and recreational beauty. Others visit for cultural heritage enrichment, including its unique art, music and craft. Most visitors combine their interests, creating a multi-faceted experience.

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Appalachian Region

The Appalachian Region follows the spine of the Appalachian Mountains in the Eastern United States from southern New York to northern Mississippi.

Appalachian States

The best way to explore the history, culture, arts, music, and natural beauty of our Appalachian states? Get out on the road and explore.

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Print copies can be ordered from National Geographic Traveler magazine.
Please ask for the April 2008 issue.

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