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Fall 2016

Fall Color Photo Tour - October 17, 2016

Fall has arrived in western North Carolina!  Our Instagram , Facebook , and Twitter fans have been out taking incredible pictures. They've kindly shared their photos with us using the hashtag #VisitAsheville. Out of their beautiful images from the past weekend (October 14-16, 2016), we have created a photo tour of the mountains to show what some of the landmark spots are looking like

Where to Find Peak Fall Color Right Now

Where to Find Peak Fall Color Right Now

Weekly Foliage Reports Now Available. Asheville boasts one of the longest fall color seasons in the country (maybe even the world) with fall foliage beginning to show on the highest elevations in late September. The color then spreads down and across the mountains during October and into the lower valleys and fothills in early November. Here's a 3D satellite visual for how the color progresses

Asheville's 2013 Fall Color Forecast

Asheville's 2013 Fall Color Forecast

WATCH: Fall Color Guy Weighs In On This Year's Fall Color Outlook for Asheville. The tell-tale signs of fall in the mountains have begun. As the days continue to grow shorter and the nights get cooler, leaves will begin their annual transition to autumn hues. The beautiful blanket of color begins in the higher elevations surrounding Asheville starting in September, and crawls down the mountains

Extended Peak Color

Extended Peak Color

Fall Forecast and Color Report: November 2, 2012  For all of you fall leaf looking procrastinators out there, you're in luck. An extended peak season is in effect for elevations below 2,500' feet in the mountains. The week ahead has temperatures rising into the mid-60s and lots of sunshine. Here are some ways you can get outside and enjoy it!  Where to find the best fall color This

Fall Color Rolling Down The Mountains

Fall Color Rolling Down The Mountains

Asheville  Fall Color Forecast for the Week of October 11, 2012. Grandfather Mountain - Photo by Skip Sickler Cooler weather passed through Asheville this week setting the wheels in motion for peak color in the lower elevations. Reports are coming in from around the Blue Ridge Mountains that indicate fall foliage will be visible not only on the higher elevations, but also across the lower

Photo Contest: Fall In Love With Asheville

Photo Contest: Fall In Love With Asheville

Capture Your Breathtaking Moment in Asheville This Fall and Win Big! Linn Cove Viaduct - Photo  © Helen Moss Davis We're on the lookout for brilliant fall color in the mountains this season, and we want to see the beauty of our backyard from your perspective. Grab your camera, your adventurous spirit and get outside to explore Asheville . Take the best picture and you could win big! Enter

Fall Color Forecast - Sept. 26, 2012

Fall Color Forecast - Sept. 26, 2012

Discover Where To Find The Best and Brightest Fall Color This Week! The fall color around Asheville is really starting to show itself, especially in elevations around 3,500' and higher. Check out the full fall color report to learn what the experts are saying, and for our recommendations on the best hikes, drives, events and deals of the week. Fall Color Hunting This week we turn to Parker Andes,

Fall Color Forecast - Sept. 20, 2012

Fall Color Forecast - Sept. 20, 2012

Yellow Trees, Monarch Migration and Two Live Views. Fall color is starting to show itself. While much of the forest canopy is still lush with green leaves, the trees are definitely beginning to display splashes of color, specifically the yellow from sugar maples, mountain ash and birch trees. In the understory you'll notice that goldenrod has really come out in full force with bright yellow

Fall Color Forecast 2012 + Travel Tips

Fall Color Forecast 2012 + Travel Tips

Weather Experts Predict NC Mountains as Best Bet for 2012 Fall Color. October Haze Photo  ©  Dave Allen With atypical weather crisscrossing the U.S. landscape this spring and summer, climate scientists are targeting Western North Carolina as a best bet for colorful fall foliage. Despite a far-reaching national heat wave, weather experts predict that well-nourished trees resulting from

Fall Photos Submitted By You!

Fall Photos Submitted By You!

People have been submitting great fall photos of beautiful  leaf color  from around the mountains. Autumn color is still peaking around the Blue Ridge and with the lack of wind this season, the leaves have remained on the trees, extending our peak even longer on the higher elevations. It's truly a wonderful time to visit the Asheville area mountains. Here's the current fall color

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