Friday, August 19, 2011

blue ridge parkway

We spent just a little bit of time on the Blue Ridge Parkway while we were in North Carolina. It's so much fun to drive through the mountains, stopping at the scenic overlooks and occasionally taking a short hike to see a waterfall or a gorgeous view. I hope one day I get to explore all 469 miles.


42 comments:

  1. It looks like a very beautiful place, thanks for sharing! :-)

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  2. My husband grew up near the parkway in Virginia! It's such a beautiful area! I can't get over how tall your boys are! Great shots!

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  3. Gorgeous flower shots Deb and a wonderful spot for a hike.

    ~Andrea

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  4. Wonderful shots!!
    Looks like a great place to visit!

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  5. Great pictures. A lovely looking area to visit. Your boys always look happy to get their pictures taken. My girls don't enjoy it at all. Lovely family shot. Great post.

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  6. It looks like a wonderful place Deb. The photo as you're driving around the bend in the road gives an amazing sense of place.

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  7. Such a beautiful spot in these great United States...the shots of your boys are terrific as well as the scenary.

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  8. Such beauty Deb!

    And I loved seeing you in those pictures too.

    Yeah!!

    Your boys are growing up before my eyes! So handsome...

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  9. Beautiful blue sky! and I love the flower/bee shot too!

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  10. This is stunning! Wow! Looks like a great time was had by all!

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  11. Those are lovely photos! I love taking pictures outdoors like that.
    Love the family photo. I like the second and third photos the best of the boys. They turned out great!

    Thanks for sharing on Foto Friday!
    Lori

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  12. Beautiful shots - the Blue Ridge Parkway has to be one of the most beautiful rides in the country!

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  13. Such beautiful shots Deb. Especially love that highway shot.

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  14. These are gorgeous!! Awesome shots. I love that sky with the road, but they are all great.

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  15. Beautiful pictures! Love the first one and the one of the bee and flower.

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  16. I couldn't agree more. I'd love to take all the scenic byways, if only hubs was on board. lol. Love all of them, but that last one along the piece of road may be my fav. Thanks so much for linking up to the Crazy Days of Summer!

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  17. WOW! 469 miles? That is enough to keep you busy a few years! :)

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  18. Beautiful summer images! Love every one!

    Dreaming Hollow Photography: http://www.dreaminghollowphotography.com

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  19. Love the shot of your young men. And the sky above the road is stunning. Well, they are all amazing shots!

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  20. love that curvy road shot with the sky... just love it!

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  21. the Blue Ridge is beautiful, I too hope to travel it's length one day

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  22. Beautiful pictures. I haven't been there since I was a little girl, and all I remember is it covered in fog.

    On a side note, bet those boys eat you out of house and home. I've got two teenage boys and it's non-stop eating.

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  23. Sounds exactly like the day I had while collecting my blue sky photos~only on the opposite coast and our road was not 469 miles long!

    Lovely photos! I especially love your flower shots!

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  24. Great set of photos!! Great views also!! Love those blue skies out past the winding road!!!
    Enjoy your weekend!!

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  25. What a beautiful place...!

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  26. WOW- look at all that green! What beautiful photos Deb- looks so relaxing!

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  27. What a beautiful place! I love all your pictures! The first one of your boys together is my favorite and your close up of the bee on the flower. Great shots!!

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  28. Beautiful pictures! Makes me want to go back to the mountains on our next getaway...

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  29. Beautiful... that looks like an amazing drive. I love the yellow flowers with the bee. (Pretty bokeh!)

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  30. Beautiful scenery and family!

    Joyce
    http://joycelansky.blogspot.com

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  31. Great shots! It looks like a beautiful place, and you have some great shots of the boys.

    Teresa

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  32. Gorgeous shots! Love the flowers and the Atari shirt.

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  33. beautiful photos here! looks like a memorable day and journey. thanks for stopping by my blog.

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  34. Beautiful photos! Friends of mine go on a motorcycle ride every year on the Blue Ridge Highway. Now I see why they go back year after year ... it is gorgeous!

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  35. Awww...y'all should've headed on down here!

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  36. Gorgeous shots, especially the first, the road and the mountains shot and the flowers with the bee, just lovely!
    Looks like a beautiful place to explore.

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  37. Beautiful! That pathway is so peaceful looking... I was just in your neck of the woods last weekend and it was GORGEOUS!

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  38. Another awesome set of photos!! Love getting to follow your vacation ;)

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  39. Beautiful photos...especially the yellow flowers with the bee. I live just a hop, skip, and a jump away from the parkway. It is a beautiful drive. I'm glad you enjoyed it!

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  40. Beautiful captures Deb, looks like a great vacation!!

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