Wednesday, October 31, 2012

GarysWorld 'Appalachia' - Shenandoah Valley,Va.

Source: via Gary on Pinterest

Shenandoah Valley
Location Virginia, West Virginia
Floor elevation 500 feet (150 m)-1,500 feet (460 m)
Long-axis direction North to South
Bounded by Blue Ridge Mountains (east) Ridge and Valley Appalachians (west) Potomac River (north) James River (south)
Population centers Winchester Harrisonburg Staunton Lexington Martinsburg, West Virginia
Traversed by U.S. Route 50, U.S. Route 33, U.S. Route 250, Interstate 64 U.S. Route 11, Interstate 81
Wikipedia contributors. "Shenandoah Valley." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 30 Sep. 2012. Web. 31 Oct. 2012.
Shenandoah National Park Shenandoah National Park lies astride a beautiful section of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia, just 75 miles west of our nation’s capital.
Shenandoah Valley Travel Association (SVTA) Originally formed in 1924, SVTA is one of the oldest regional tourism promotion organizations of its kind in the United States.
The Big Valley The Shenandoah Valley stretches 200 miles across the Blue Ridge and Allegheny mountains. It's been nicknamed "The Big Valley" and immortalized in song, dance, film and television.
Shenandoah Valley Official Tourist Information
FOUR SEASONS In The Shenandoah Valley

FOUR SEASONS In The Shenandoah Valley from Andrew Gupta on Vimeo.

Happened to pull into overlook while paraglider was preparing. We waited ~1 hour while he got his gear set up and waited for adequate winds. Enjoy the ride and the Shenandoah Valley scenery....... This is at Milepost 11.0 on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia...elevation 3200'.

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