First Annual Blue Ridge Peaks Run
June 06 08, 2014
Come join us for a beautiful ride along a section of The Blue Ridge Parkway which follows the Appalachian Mountains and boasts some of the most spectacular scenery in the world.
A hundred species of trees, a variety of flowering shrubs and wildflowers as well as 54 different mammals and 59 species of birds live along the Parkway - more than the entire European continent!
See remnants of the oldest settlements along the Parkway; learn a bit of the history from exhibits at the Visitor Centers. Highlights include:
.Milepost 85.9 - Peaks of Otter - The Johnson farm is a living history farm during the summer. The Polly Woods Ordinary served as a lodging establishment for travelers in the early 1830s. Both are two structures reminiscent of a bygone era.
Milepost 176.2 - Mabry Mill is not to be missed. Explore the mill, a blacksmith shop, wheelwright's and a whiskey still. Demonstrations take place spring through fall.
6/06/2014 Stay at Peaks of Otter Lodge - MP 86 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Restaurant, lounge. Lodging in Virginia | Blue Ridge Parkway Lodges | Peaks of Otter Lodge
6/06/2014 Peaks Friday Night Prime Rib & Seafood Buffet including prime rib, oysters, shrimp, and more at the Peaks of Otter Lake View Restaurant.
$27.95 per person - (Includes 1 lb. of crab legs. Each additional pound is $7.00)
6/07/2014 8:00 10:00am - All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast Buffet
Adults 13.95. Menu avalible.
6/07/2014 11am Noon Meet at Peaks Visitor Center
Pack a lunch
6/07/2014 Noon - Ride the Parkway
6/07/2014 Arrive Chateau Morrisette for wine tasting an dinner.
Dinners Available $15.00 - $30.00
6/07/2014 - Lodging Available at Woodberry Inn,
$99.00 per night + taxes
200 yards from Blue Ridge Parkway (MP 174.1)
Complimentary continental breakfast
6/08/2014 Tour Mabry Mill on your own.
2 miles from Woodberry Inn.