Since we were driving home from Pittsburgh once again, we thought we’d try to take some of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
We drove the North Carolina portion of the Blue Ridge Parkway, starting at the entrance nearest I-77. I had read before we chose our entrance point that if you have limited time, the North Carolina bit is more scenic than the Virginian because it is much more mountainous.
We spent about 7 hours on the parkway from I-77 to Asheville, where we called it quits.
For the most part, the drive was really lovely, but we are still really spoiled by our recent trip to Oregon. After about an hour or so on the scenic route, I stopped asking to pull in to every single photo area.