Janet Minner had a dream. She wanted to ride her bicycle along the entire Blue Ridge Parkway, but had some doubts. She wondered if her employer would allow her to take enough consecutive vacation days to accomplish this goal. She also felt uncertain about her physical ability to ride 470 miles with nearly 49,000’ of elevation gain, despite her years of cycling experience. And, she wanted to be rewarded each evening with good food and a comfortable bed.
The Blue Ridge Parkway route is high on the bucket list of cyclists. Here is an interactive map that will help you imagine cycling every inch.
This is a comprehensive list of the Blue Ridge Parkway tunnels along with some advice about safety for cycling through tunnels.