Poor Farmer’s Market - Secret Spots on the Blue Ridge - Southernliving. Mile fried pies, jams, and jellies on the parkway, plus quilts and pottery. Open year-round at Meadows of Dan, poorfarmersmarket.
Blue Ridge Parkway connecting the Great Smoky Mtns. National Park and the Shenendoah Ntl., forming Blue Ridge Mountains along the Apalachian Trail. The Great Smoky Mountains are also home to the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.