Fall Forecast and Weekly Fall Color Report

Stay up to date with the best autumn hikes, drives and travel deals in Asheville, North Carolina, with our weekly fall color reports. Our Fall Color Hunter keeps you in the know on where to go.

Check back here each Thursday for a fresh look at the week's fall leaf color. In the meantime, explore some of our favorite things to do in Asheville, N.C. this autumn.

2015 Fall Color: Winding BRP

Fall Color Forecast 2016: Long Leaf Season Ahead

by Fall Color Hunter

According to biologists and climate scientists, Asheville, North Carolina, and the Blue Ridge Mountains could experience an extended fall leaf season, giving travelers fall vacation opportunities from late September through early November. The … read more

Downtown Asheville Skyline in Fall

Top 10 Ways to Experience Fall in Asheville

by Jason Tarr

As the weather grows cooler, the brisk mountain air paints the leaves of the forest trees in brilliant reds, yellows, and oranges. In the mountains surrounding Asheville, North Carolina, fall color experts are forecasting a longer-than-usual fall … read more

Red Fall Leaves at Sunrise

Nine Fall Travel Packages For an Amazing Autumn

by Fall Color Hunter

Asheville, North Carolina, is known for its vibrant fall leaf season, and with the change in weather comes plenty of opportunities for peeping some peak color. Local hotels and inns offer an array of accommodations packages for visitors to truly make … read more

5 Things You Need to Know About Fall in Asheville

5 Things You Need to Know About Fall in Asheville

by Cat Kessler

Beginning in mid-July, the phone begins to ring at the Asheville Visitor Center with travelers asking about the upcoming fall color season. Will the fall leaf color be "good" this year? When will peak color arrive in Asheville? When should … read more

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Aerial Views of Fall Foliage

by Asheville Insider

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 … read more

Motorcycle on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Fall

Leave the Car Behind: Scenic Fall Drives on Motorcycle

by Asheville Insider

Don’t own a bike? No worries. Gryphon Bikes in nearby Maggie Valley rents Harley-Davidson motorcycles by the day. Gryphon Bikes also offers group customized tours, so get your buddies together and take a ride. Our friends at  … read more