If you’re looking to celebrate fall this season, there is no better place to do so, than in our very own backyard! North Carolina. The best view of the colors will be in the western part of our state, however, some exciting activities can be found around the Triangle. Here’s a list of some of the best places in North Carolina to visit this fall season.
Grandfather Mountain, Linville
Widely considered one of the greatest to view fall colors, Grandfather Mountain hosts magnificent hardwood trees, which produce the most vibrant colors you can find! While you are there be sure to visit the mile high swinging bridge, fudge shop, wildlife habitats, nature museum, Mildred’s Grill and many of the walking and hiking trails. The best time to view the fall foliage depends on the weather but usually, North Carolina will peak at higher elevations as soon as October 1st. Find the best time to plan your trip to Grandfather Mountain by visiting https://grandfather.com/
Ken’s Korny Corn Maze, Garner
In the neighboring town of Garner, you will discover Ken’s Korny Corn Maze. It’s North Carolina’s first and longest operating corn maze! Offering one of a kind family fun such activities include a children’s maze, rope maze, concessions, picnic area, endless photo opportunities, hay barn, corn crib, gourd checkers, monster truck and tractor, mini golf, tetherball, hayrides, and pumpkins. Open from mid-September. to mid-November each year. Find out more by visiting https://www.kenskornycornmaze.com/
A vibrant, eclectic city nestled in the Western part of our state, Asheville is one destination not to be missed this autumn season. Whether you are planning to tour the biggest house in America, The Biltmore Estate, the 434-acre North Carolina Arboretum, exploring the Blue Ridge Parkway or trying some local award-winning craft beer, it will be hard to see it all in just one weekend! There is so much to love about Asheville and always something to see and experience. Plan your next Asheville trip by visiting https://www.exploreasheville.com/
TreeRunner Adventure Park, Raleigh
Now open for its second season, TreeRunner Raleigh Adventure Park offers exhilarating high ropes and zip line obstacle courses, set in a beautiful pine forest in North Raleigh. Featuring 70 suspended obstacles above the forest floor which includes bridges, cargo nets, swinging logs, rings, skateboards, and is also home to 12 different zip lines to experience.
The courses vary in difficulty from easy to most difficult making it perfect for all ages! Enjoy the afternoon climbing and exploring the treetops this autumn season. This activity is definitely one to remember! Find out more by visiting https://www.treerunnerraleigh.com/
Whatever your fall plans include, North Carolina is home to some of the most stunning sights and exciting activities the whole family can enjoy. Make this season an adventure!