At one time autumn's apple-picking and leaf-peeping season was the primary draw, but tourists flock to Blue Ridge virtually year-round now, says Steve Weber, co-owner of Grumpy Old Men Brewing. The Blue Ridge Scenic Railway departs from downtown on its 26-mile round-trip tour through the mountains. And there's plenty to eat, see and buy in local restaurants, art galleries and gift shops.
It’s a great place to visit that’s made even better by two breweries, a brewpub and a cidery. Check them out in the link below.