Region: Capital Region
Many Americans never have a passport, and when you look at the diversity of landscape and experiences within their borders, it is little wonder. The Capital Region, Washington DC, the Carolinas and Virginia encompass the very heart of this extraordinary nation. This is the home of the famous Blue Ridge Parkway, and the Great Smokey Mountains National Park – an International Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage Site. Yet another totally different area, and alternative to New England for Fall colours, or a journey through history both recent and not so recent .