Thanks to Joy & Julie L. from Durham, NC for recently staying with us!
The map below gives an estimation of the timing of fall color peaks for the various regions of North Carolina. We hope these graphics help you orient yourself as you decide where to visit in the North Carolina Mountains during our fall foliage season. This map differs from most other such maps because it combines the effects of both elevation and latitude on fall color, whereas most other maps simply use elevation alone. Thanks to Michael Denslow of the Department of Biology at ASU for creating this graphic.
Tryon is now listed as the “Best Place to Escape” in North Carolina. A blurb on the list found at on expedia describes Tryon as historic, artsy, and rural enough to offer sanctuary from the pressures of everyday life, Tryon was the first village located on the rise to the Blue Mountains. Don’t forget to say “hi” to town mascot Morris the Horse when you arrive. Fans of all things equestrian will relish a tranquil moonlight ride with FENCE Equestrian Center. Views, vines, and vintages, the three V’s of a good vacation, are on yours at Mountain Brook Vineyards. They welcome walk-ins, so be spontaneous or plan ahead; either way, don’t skip it. Nearby Pearson’s Falls is a misty wonderland of greenery, where 268 acres of mosses, trees, granite, and spring-fed streams provide both a backdrop and soundtrack to a burden-free day.