One of the most scenic routes in America is the Blue Ridge Parkway which runs from the north to the south throughout Asheville. This 469-mile parkway is a non-stop recreational road with various points of interest through its length. During your journey on this magnificent road, you can enjoy many picnic spots, breathtaking views, hiking trails of varying difficulty and a general break from the hustle and bustle of city life. There is no admission fee for the route, and you can enjoy most of the things on the way without paying a dime. Keep an eye on the milepost system though as the GPS gets a bit iffy on this road, also you can use our guide to plan out the best route as well as the stops that you want to visit on the way.