Sixteen different breweries created tribute beers for the Parkway, many naming their beers after their favorite spots along the long road, others using ingredients sourced from the Parkway’s open space.
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the national park system, we’re highlighting the best of our three iconic national parks in Appalachia: Shenandoah, the Smokies, and the iconic parkway that connects them.
Shenandoah, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and the Blue Ridge Parkway are three of the country’s most popular national parks, with a combined total of more than 30 million visitors annually. But there are over 50 other national park units across the South.
When Senator Tim Kaine needs to unplug from the noise of politics, he ditches the suit and tie for a few hours, laces up his hiking boots, and heads for one of Virginia’s national parks. Here is his vision for the park system’s future.