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A vibrant array of colors at Rough Ridge with Grandfather Mountain seen behind

Top 10 Eco-Friendly Ways to Experience Fall in Asheville

As the weather grows cooler in Asheville, the brisk mountain air paints the leaves of the forest trees in brilliant shades of reds, yellows and oranges. Due to its mild climate and range of elevations nearby, Asheville enjoys one of the longest and most vibrant fall color seasons in the nation. While enjoying the kaleidoscope of colors, consider adding some “green” to the mix. Help

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5 Haunted Tours in Asheville, N.C.

Tours & Celebrations to Give You Goosebumps... All Year Round A city that has as much history as Asheville is sure to have a few mysteries, and exploring the unknown can sometimes lead down strange and even spooky paths. But do not fear! All of Asheville's haunted and mysterious adventures are fully guided. Phantoms by Foot The Haunted Asheville Tours were developed by renowned

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Where to See the Monarch Butterfly Migration in Asheville

Shortly before fall in Asheville and the Great Smoky Mountains, thousands of Monarch butterflies pass through the Asheville area as they migrate south to Mexico. The butterflies travel more than 2,000 miles on their journey, and we're fortunate that Western North Carolina is right along their route!  When to see Monarch butterflies in Asheville, NC From the middle of September and

Two men holding hands ziplining through forest with fall-colored leaves at Navitat

See Beautiful Aerial Views of Asheville’s Fall Colors

See Splendid Fall Views From The Air With glowing reds and brilliant yellows sprayed across the mountains, fall in Asheville is a season to behold. But for those with just a little bit more adventurous spirit, here’s a suggestion: How about getting the most unique view of the fall leaves of all from the air? Whether you’re looking for a peaceful float or a heart-pounding freefall, here

Motorcycle Blue Ridge Parkway

Scenic Fall Routes on a Motorcycle

View the changing autumn color at many elevations in one afternoon, with the wind in your hair. Our friends at Dale's Wheels Through Time Museum in Maggie Valley helped us put together some favorite motorcycle rides, leaving from the Asheville Visitor Center. Make sure to stop by the Museum and see its collection of over 300 antique American motorcycles and automobiles. NOTE:

Fall Drive

Fall Scenic Drives: Middle to Low Elevations

When the fall color reaches the middle elevations (about 2,500-4,000 feet), it brightens the mountainsides and begins to show up like candy dots in the valleys. While the highest elevation areas such as Craggy Gardens and Mount Mitchell have peaked by this time, they still make great vantage points for the changes happening below. If you want to be in the thick of it all, a scenic drive through

Chimney Rock State Park Fall Color 2018

Fall Scenic Drives: Late Season Color

From late October to early November (varies slightly each year), lower elevations around the Asheville area feature stunning color, which you can enjoy on these late-season scenic drives. Since the color changes happen often, visit our weekly leaf reports to stay up-to-date on the most colorful foliage. Reems Creek Valley Follow US Highway 19/23 north from Asheville to the New Stock Road exit 21.

Linn Cove Viaduct in the Fall

Fall Scenic Drives: Early Color

A first look at fall color near Asheville, NC In the early fall, trees begin changing color at the highest elevations surrounding the Asheville area, so head out on these scenic drives in late September and early October. Visit our weekly fall color reports to stay up-to-date on the most colorful foliage. Scenic Route #1: Grandfather Mountain/The High Country Located at Blue Ridge

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5 Things You Need to Know About Fall in Asheville

Top tips for experiencing fall in Asheville, NC Fall in Asheville, North Carolina is one of the most sought-after places to go leaf peeping. Due to the area's vast elevation changes, the Asheville area is home to one of the longest fall color seasons in the nation. To help you plan your fall getaway to the Blue Ridge Mountains, check out these useful tips on how to experience fall color in

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