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About Blue Ridge Parkway

Welcome to the narrated offline driving tour of Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina!

Blue Ridge Parkway - Cherokee to Asheville
Witness the most beautiful sights North Carolina has to offer along this scenic parkway drive! As you cruise through these misty blue mountains, you’ll discover history, wildlife, and more picture-perfect vistas than you can count. This gorgeous stretch of highway simply must be seen to be believed!

Drive through ancient groves and learn about the Cherokee who called this place home. Hear their legends, like the tale of the great celestial dog who created the galaxy, as well as their history and culture.

Then stop by Asheville for some great food, great music, and a chance to see the biggest house in America! The Blue Ridge Parkway isn’t just a way to get from Point A to Point B—it’s a must-see attraction all on its own!

This app offers a fully-guided experience - just like a local giving you a personalized, turn-by-turn tour.

Explore the rich natural wonders of the Blue Ridge Parkway:

■ Ballhoot Scar Overlook
■ Ancestral Land
■ Thomas Divide Overlook
■ Big Witch
■ Ancient Medicine
■ Bunches Bald Overlook
■ Plott Balsam Overlook
■ An Animal Conspiracy
■ Soco Gap
■ Thunder Struck Ridge
■ Legend of the Trees
■ Waterrock Knob
■ The Indian Removal Act
■ The Trail of Tears
■ Cherokee Rose
■ Local Eagles
■ Blue Ridge Becomes a Park
■ Building the Parkway
■ Abbie Rowe
■ Roy Taylor Forest
■ Cowee Mountain Overlook
■ The Milky Way
■ The Pleiades
■ Gems and Gold
■ Cathedral Falls
■ French Broad Falls
■ Black Balsam Knob
■ Creation of the World
■ Skinny Dip Falls
■ Cherry Cove Overlook
■ Wildlife of Blue Ridge
■ Fryingpan Mountain Lookout Tower
■ Pisgah Inn Observation Deck
■ Mount Pisgah
■ Blue Ridge Music
■ Forest Fires
■ Bad Fork Valley Overlook
■ Asheville’s Early Days
■ Asheville Today
■ Asheville Celebs
■ The Biggest House in America
■ The Vanderbilt's


■ Award-winning platform
The app, which has been featured on Thrillist, was the recipient of the “Laurel Award” from the Newport Mansions, who use Action Tour Guide for over a million tours per year.

■ Plays automatically
The app knows where you are and which direction you are heading, and plays audio automatically about the things you are seeing, plus stories and tips and advice. Simply follow the GPS map & the routing line.

■ Fascinating stories
Be immersed in an engaging, accurate, and entertaining story about each point of interest. The stories are professionally narrated and prepared by local guides. Most stops also have additional stories that you can optionally choose to hear.

■ Freedom of travel
No scheduled tour timings, no crowded groups, and no rush to move along past stops that interest you. You have total freedom to skip ahead, linger, and take as many photos as you’d like.


Check out the totally free demo to get an idea of what this tour is all about. If you like it, purchase the tour to get full access to all of the stories.


Great Smoky Mountains National Park:
Discover lush mountain wilderness, incredible hiking trails, and incredible overlooks at the most-visited park in the country!

Cades Cove:
Add to your tour of the Great Smokies with a drive through a preserved historic community, home to some seriously surprising Civil War history.

Admire the classic architecture and visit a breezy harbor as you uncover this city’s rich Antebellum history—the good, the bad, and the ugly.

Take the scenic route along Virginia’s famous Skyline Drive, a beautiful parkway which winds through the verdant Appalachian mountains.


■ Download ahead of time, over data or WiFi.
■ Be sure the phone battery is fully charged or take an external battery pack.

Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life. This app uses your location service and GPS tracking feature to allow real-time tracking of your route.

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