These 15 Photos Show There’s No Place As Scenic As The Blue Ridge Parkway In Virginia

There’s nothing like taking the scenic route to appreciate the abundance of natural beauty all around us. That’s why the Blue Ridge Parkway holds a particularly special place in our hearts. This designated scenic drive meanders through the mountains and links Virginia’s Shenandoah National Park to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park in North Carolina. Whether you complete just a portion of the drive or make the entire trip, you’ll be spellbound by the beauty of this linear drive.

If you can’t make the trip in the near future, the following beautiful photos of the Blue Ridge Parkway should tide you over until you can.

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What are your thoughts on these gorgeous photos of the Blue Ridge Parkway? Did they remind you of previous trips? We’d love to hear all about your experience! For related content, you might be curious to check out these vintage photos of the construction of the Blue Ridge Parkway.

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