Cherokee, N.C. Blue Ridge Parkway

The 469-mile Blue Ridge Parkway begins in Cherokee, N.C., home of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee.

Cherokee, N.C. Blue Ridge Parkway

The 469-mile Blue Ridge Parkway begins in Cherokee, N.C., home of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee. The Parkway follows the mountains from the Great Smokies to the Shenandoah National Park in Virginia. From Blue Ridge, take Hwy 60-Spur to Murphy