It’s the perfect time of year to pack up your Audi and head out for an adventure along the Blue Ridge Parkway. This 469-mile stretch of road features beautiful mountain views, hiking adventures, and waterfalls to be explored. With all there is to see and do on the Blue Ridge Parkway, people don’t often think about where they’re going to stop, rest, and refuel.
When choosing lodging along the Blue Ridge Parkway, there’s an option for everyone. Whether you prefer a quaint inn, quiet ranch, classic hotel, or camping site, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for. Here at Audi Asheville we want you to have the best vacation possible. To help, we’ve compiled a list of our 3 favorite places to stay along the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina.
Top 3 places to park your Audi for the night along the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Stay for a while at the “Peak of the Parkway” – Pisgah Inn.
Interested in seeing the view from the top of the 5,721 foot Mount Pisgah? Then the Pisgah Inn is the place for you.
The original Pisgah Inn was built in the early nineteen hundreds as an end-of-journey lodge for travelers. A staple in the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Pisgah Inn has been rebuilt over the years until it became what we see today. This rustic inn offers once in a lifetime views of Mount Pisgah, plenty of surrounding walking trails, and delicious dining.
When you stay at Pisgah Inn, you don’t have to worry about where to eat. This Inn’s restaurant serves decadent meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, all while you overlook a panoramic view of the mountains.
You’ll find plenty of adventures when you stay at Cataloochee Ranch.
Originally built in 1933, Cataloochee Ranch has grown to provide some of the best views of the 5,000 foot tall Great Smoky Mountain National Park. This classic ranch doesn’t lack in adventure as you can choose from activities like horseback riding, mountain hikes, wildflower walks, and wagon rides.
After you’ve been worn out with activities, you can relax at the Cataloochee Ranch restaurant. Here you’ll be served plentiful meals like baked ham, prime rib, hot rolls, and homemade jellies. For overnight guests, breakfast and dinner are included in your rates.
Enjoy some well-deserved rest and relaxation at the Cross Creek Cabins.
Cross Creek Cabins fully furnished cabins that are a short walking distance from Linville Falls. Each cabin is new and unique, with available units that sleep up to 7. When you stay at Cross Creek Cabins you’re close to a variety of activities like fly fishing, horseback riding, and whitewater rafting.
Located near milepost 317.4 of the Blue Ridge Parkway, these cozy cabins are close to the Village of Linville Falls where you’ll find abundant dining options.
No matter where you stay along the Blue Ridge Parkway, you’ll find beautiful views, plenty of adventures, and delicious food. We’d love to hear about your favorite part! Share your stories with us at Audi Asheville, or post your memories to our Facebook page.