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Foodie Tour IV: The Southernmost Parkway Counties

Foodie Tour IV: The Southernmost Parkway Counties

We kick off this last installment of our four-part Blue Ridge Parkway-counties Foodie Tour with a visit to the popular Tupelo Honey Cafe in Asheville, N.C. The offerings as we head south from Buncombe County are equally as enticing, tasty, unique and – in at least one case – accompanied by a great scenic view worth waiting for.

 

Hannah Harvey: Telling Tales of Coalminers, Gaelic Fairies and More

Hannah Harvey: Telling Tales of Coalminers, Gaelic Fairies and More

Hannah Harvey is a storyteller steeped in Appalachian tradition. Her stories, like a family tree, draw webbed lines from the present deep into the past, from contemporary coal miners’ lives to her own family memories, even back to the ancestors of Ap...

Riding The Wind at Lookout Mountain

Riding The Wind at Lookout Mountain

Stepping onto the concrete launch pad and peering into glider-specked Lookout Valley 3400 feet below always gives me a singular thrill. It is not your normal knee-wobbling fear-of-heights experience. It is the inescapable run-and-take-flight scenario...

Bridge Day!

Bridge Day!

Not only is it an engineering masterpiece, connecting the high gorge walls of the New River and coming in at 3,030 feet long, 876 feet tall and 70 feet wide, the New River Gorge Bridge is home to Fayette County, W.Va’s Bridge Day where you can find c...

Melungeon Mystery Solved? Or Opened to Further Exploration?

Melungeon Mystery Solved? Or Opened to Further Exploration?

Wayne Winkler: "There are still a great many possibilities open for exploration."

Twenty years ago, this magazine introduced the work of Brent Kennedy on his heritage as a Melungeon. The specifics of that research and a recent DNA study do several thi...

More Photos From Lookout Mountain, Ga.

More Photos From Lookout Mountain, Ga.

In our Sept/Oct 2012 issue we gave you a glimpse of Lookout Mountain flight park in Rising Fawn, Ga., but the magazine couldn't contain them all. Here are even more photos from Sarah Cumming's recent visit!

More Photos From Bridge Day!

More Photos From Bridge Day!

Here are more amazing photos from Bridge Days past we didn't have room to bring you in the magazine!

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Featured Blue Ridge Videos

Hannah Harvey: Telling Tales of Coalminers, Gaelic Fairies and More. (Click to Read More.)

Riding The Wind at Lookout Mountain. (Click to Read More.)