At the Route 19 Inn, generations of travelers fondly recall the forest and streams, shuffleboard and color scheme. Today, it’s a restored motel where new memories are being made.
The Bluffs Offers Second Helpings
For more than 60 years before it closed, the first restaurant on the Blue Ridge Parkway was a beloved stop for hungry motorists, weary hikers, and local families. Now, The Bluffs is dishing up fried chicken and cathead biscuits once again.
Discover Retro Relaxation at The Longleaf Hotel in Raleigh
At this modern-day motor lodge in the land of the longleaf pine, mid-century charm meets North Carolina-inspired design to create the perfect respite.
Retro Mountain Magic: A Photo Essay
Two classic theme parks — Land of Oz in Beech Mountain and Tweetsie Railroad in Blowing Rock — hold fond memories of growing up in North Carolina.