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  1. Federal report outlines impact of national parks in VirginiaRead the original story

    Thursday | Loudoun Times

    ... national park sites -- including Shenandoah National Park, Colonial National Historic Park, the Blue Ridge Parkway, the George Washington Memorial Parkway and Assateague Island National Seashore on the Eastern Shore, as well as numerous historic ...

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  2. NPS report indicates increase in tourist spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | The Mountain Times

    A new National Park Service report shows that 12,877,369 visitors to the Blue Ridge Parkway in 2013 spent $782,926,000 in communities near the park.

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  3. Report outlines impact of national parks in Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Washington Examiner

    ... Virginia's national park sites - including Shenandoah National Park, Colonial National Historic Park, the Blue Ridge Parkway, the George Washington Memorial Parkway and Assateague Island National Seashore on the Eastern Shore, as well as numerous ...

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  4. Asheville North Carolina Named Most Beautiful Place in America to Live and MoreRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | PRWeb

    ... its list of "Ten Most Beautiful Places to Live" and this little city nicknamed Land in the Sky near the Blue Ridge Parkway topped the charts at #1. But beauty is not only what's Asheville's know for. In 2013, Conde Nast Traveler named Asheville on ...

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  5. Travis Frye and Blue Mountain are 'Living In A Moment'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Cybergrass

    ... in Marion, Virginia. They have also had the honor of playing for the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Blue Ridge Parkway at Appalachian State University. The band has shared the stage with Big Country Bluegrass, the Steeldrivers, Lou Reid and ...

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  6. NPS reports increase in tourist spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Blowing Rocket

    A new National Park Service report shows that 12,877,369 visitors to the Blue Ridge Parkway in 2013 spent $782,926,000 in communities near the park.

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  7. Tourism to Blue Ridge Parkway creates $782 Million in Economic BenefitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

    A new National Park Service report shows that 12,877,369 visitors to the Blue Ridge Parkway in 2013 spent $782,926,000 in communities near the park.

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  8. 2 local cities make top 10 Best Small Cities on the RiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    ... for Business and Careers.'" The article said the reason Smarter Travel loves Asheville is because "this Blue Ridge Parkway beauty adores food (think five James Beard-nominated chefs) and has an unmistakable mountain vibe. Is there any place else ...

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  9. Vasque Renews Partnership for FloydFest 13Read the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | Sporting Goods Business

    Vasque renewed its partnership with FloydFest for its 13th annual music and outdoor adventure festival along the Blue Ridge Parkway near Floyd, VA, July 23 - 27. This year's theme is Revolutionary and Vasque is asking attendees to Find Out What's Within by digging deep at the 2nd annual Vasque 5K Trail Race and by stopping in the Vasque booth to ... (more)

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  10. Blue Ridge Brutal set for Aug. 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    ... the Ashe Civic Center in West Jefferson. Each race also features a ride of approximately 20 miles on the Blue Ridge Parkway, giving riders a chance to experience some of the most beautiful terrain and countryside that the High Country has to offer. ...

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  11. Following Restoration, Mabry Mill To Reopen Along Blue Ridge ParkwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | National Parks Traveler

    A ribbon-cutting will be held July 31 to mark the completed restoration of Mabry Mill./David and Kay Scott After many months of restoration work, the Mabry Mill along the Blue Ridge Parkway will be celebrated on July 31. The ribbon cutting marks both the restoration of the mill wheel itself, as well as dredging of the pond.

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  12. Vasque Readies the Spatulas for 13th Annual FloydestRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 20 | Sporting Goods Business

    Vasque is excited to be renewing their partnership with FloydFest for its 13th annual music and outdoor adventure festival along the Blue Ridge Parkway near Floyd, VA, July 23 - 27. This year's theme is Revolutionary and Vasque is asking attendees to Find Out What's Within by digging deep at the 2nd annual Vasque 5K Trail Race and by stopping in ... (more)

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  13. A fresh viewRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Pictured is the view of the Blue Ridge Parkway from milepost 436 toward Waynesville.

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  14. Volunteers help maintain Va. parkway cemeteriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | Washington Examiner

    ... her husband and as many as four of her babies lie here in this lonely, unkept cemetery next to the Blue Ridge Parkway in Floyd County. "You realize what a hard life these people had," said Heidi Ketler, as she pulled weeds away from the headstones ...

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  15. Fascinating Dance and Music Festivals in Waynesville Begin Near Sunset...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | PRWeb

    ... area is known for its illuminating performances and rich cultural influence, but one festival near the Blue Ridge Parkway entrance is the talk of the town in 2014. The Folkmoot USA International Dance and Music Festival is one of the finest mountain ...

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  16. Conservation group buys 523 acres along Blue Ridge ParkwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2013 | News Observer

    - The Conservation Trust for North Carolina has purchased 523 acres along the Blue Ridge Parkway near the convergence of McDowell, Mitchell and Avery counties. The Raleigh-based trust, which works to preserve land along the parkway, paid $2.5 million ...

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  17. Land trusts conserve 1,639...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | Watauga Democrat

    ... BRC completed 12 projects in 2013, according to its 2014 newsletter. Those include two sites near the Blue Ridge Parkway: a conservation easement on property adjacent to the old Bluffs Coffee Shop in Doughton Park, donated by John and Deborah ...

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  18. Full Rider Invite List - Red Bull DreamlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 25 | Transworld

    ... some of the most challenging jumps seen in BMX history. On October 10-11, 2014, the rolling hills of the Blue Ridge Parkway will be converted into a dream downhill BMX dirt course, with bigger jumps than last year from top to bottom. Conceived by ...

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  19. Canton wins Camp Hope case on appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... Hope in an appellate court ruling handed down this week. Camp Hope is 110 acres of property just off the Blue Ridge Parkway with rustic cabins, riverfront property and picnic areas as well as a large covered pavilion and mess hall facility. It was ...

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  20. 10 great picnic spots in the Asheville areaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2011 | The Asheville Citizen-Times

    Families enjoy a picnic and the views from the parking area at Waterrock Knob on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

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