Blue Ridge Parkway Association launches mobile travel app
Just in time for fall leaf season, visitors have a new mobile tool to help them plan a trip to the Blue Ridge Parkway and surrounding regions. In cooperation with the National Park Service, the Blue Ridge Parkway Association proudly announces the launch of its mobile app the “Blue Ridge Parkway – Travel Planner.”
The app includes GPS mapping capabilities for hundreds of points of interest along the Parkway, historical information, lodging and camping options, major hiking trail descriptions, and visitor services on the Parkway and in nearby communities. Notably, dozens of adjacent communities are included in this app - giving visitors a full picture of the importance of this historic byway to surrounding regions.
Parkway Superintendent Phil Francis encouraged developing this technology ...