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Fall Color Update: October 3, 2022

Fall Color Update: October 3, 2022

Our Fall color is progressing nicely. Every day there is a little bit more than the day before. We did experience some heavy rains and wind from Hurricane Ian. It’s fortunate that we experienced the damp, windy conditions at the beginning of the Fall color season so...
Fall Color Update: September 26, 2022

Fall Color Update: September 26, 2022

We are seeing more fall color develop each day here in the High Country. We visited some of the same places as last week and found a notable progression of color. While still mostly green, pops of color are beginning to occur at our elevation and around bodies of...
Fall Color Update: September 23, 2022

Fall Color Update: September 23, 2022

It’s officially Fall! Yesterday, 9/22/2022, was the first day of Fall and we could not be more excited! We continue to see more color popping up around town, but are still a week or more away from any vibrant color. Most of the trees are still mainly green with some...
Fall Color Update: September 16, 2022

Fall Color Update: September 16, 2022

It’s almost that time of year! We are beginning to see some pops of Fall color in the higher elevations, and we’ll be following the color changes in Blowing Rock throughout the leaf season. Blowing Rock is an excellent destination for fall color. There are a few...
Daily Fall Photo: October 28, 2021

Daily Fall Photo: October 28, 2021

Just before the rain settled in today, we took a look at the views from The Blowing Rock. This vantage point from the top of the John’s River Gorge offers a beautiful illustration of foliage color gradually moving to lower elevations as the season progresses. Of...
Daily Fall Photo: October 27, 2021

Daily Fall Photo: October 27, 2021

The Blue Ridge Parkway is full of vibrant color just north of Blowing Rock. In particular, the couple of miles from Green Hill Road to Aho Road was especially colorful today with maple and oak trees showing rich shades of coral, crimson, and gold.  Blue Ridge Parkway...