Description Fancy Gap is about halfway down the 469 mile Blue Ridge Parkway. Travelers from the North or the South end of the Parkway reach Fancy Gap, VA late in the day, where they seek food and shelter. This end of day will bring recounting of the the events of that day on a life's journey. A journey that may never be repeated, except for the hundreds of times your memory. Repeated or not, The Blue Ridge Parkway beacons one back for another life adventure.