The Blue Ridge National Heritage Area is located in the heart of the southeastern United States, within a few hours' drive of Atlanta, Nashville, Charleston, Charlotte, and Raleigh. Asheville is the largest city in the North Carolina mountains and is served by the Asheville Regional Airport.
Did You Know?
The oldest river in North America is called the New River. It originates in the Blue Ridge Mountains and is believed to be 320 million years old. It is partially located within the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area.