Virginia is a state that’s overflowing with impressive landmarks and gorgeous natural wonders. From Luray Caverns to the Eastern Shore, there’s no shortage of uniquely Virginian destinations to impress just about anyone. And, as it turns out, even our roadways are beautiful. The magazine Country Living says, “the Blue Ridge Parkway is considered to be the most beautiful highway in America.” We have to say we agree the Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia is breathtaking. Showcasing endless miles of Blue Ridge Mountain scenery, this special route is one that will win you over time and time again.

When was the last time that you took a drive on the iconic Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia or North Carolina? Do you agree that it’s the most beautiful highway in America? Has anyone ever driven the whole thing? Be sure to share your thoughts with us in the comments below — we’d love to hear from you!

To help you on your trip, check out this interactive map of the whole Blue Ridge Parkway that includes hiking trails, tunnels, and so much more.

Have you ever been to Shenandoah Valley National Park? It is an extension of the Blue Ridge Parkway called Skyline Drive and houses one of the best hikes in the state. Take a trip and see why Dark Hollow Falls is one of the prettiest waterfalls in the state.

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What is the Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia like? 

The Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia is one of the prettiest roads in all of The United States. You can learn more about it with these handy articles:


Is Skyline Drive part of the Blue Ridge Parkway?

Even though the two are very closely connected, Skyline Drive and Blue Ridge Parkway are two separate roads. Once you enter Shenandoah Valley National Park, the road is called Skyline Drive but the Blue Ridge Parkway continues through North Carolina and connects to the southern entrance of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park. 

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