Museum about the roots of American music, with frequent live performances (check schedule).
A 5-mile gorge, plunging to 1650 feet, in this “Grand Canyon of the South.” Lots of hiking and boating opportunities.
Isolated community in an upland valley. Enjoy the twisty ride in to get lunch at the general store while enjoying the peace and quiet.
Learn about Confederate general Robert E. Lee.
Huge cavern system with guided tours.
One of the most photographed spots on the parkway. There is an interpretive trail with exhibits about Appalachian life. On Sundays there are often informal music gatherings. Weekend exhibits are not uncommon. If you get a chance, go visit the Meadows of Dan, at milepost 177.7. Very sweet little town.
Impressive memorial to the US soliders who fought and died on the French coastline in WWII. There is an admission fee.
The 215-foot tall Natural Bridge is a limestone arch carved out by Cedar Creek. 30 minute hike from visitor center.
Guided tours of General Jackson’s former home focus on his civilian life and contributions, prior to the Civil War.
Visit graves of Jackson and other Confederate veterans, VA governors, and a Poet Laureate.
Many items in the collection have been presented over the past 140 years by the individuals who used them. Cadet guided tours are offered daily (dependent on cadet availability) at 12:00 noon departing from the lobby
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