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Fall Photo: October 15, 2016

We are getting very close to peak color here in Blowing Rock. There are a few isolated spots that are showing max color, but many look like this view on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Higher elevations, like those around Grandfather Mountain, should be showing more color. We...

Fall Photo: October 12, 2016

Foliage in the area is getting more vibrant every day as we get closer to peak color. Forecasters are predicting peak conditions at higher elevations this weekend. Right now, the drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway between Blowing Rock and Grandfather Mountain is among...

Fall Photo: October 9, 2016

Right now, the drive along the Blue Ridge Parkway between Blowing Rock and Grandfather Mountain is really lighting up with fall color! We will see more acceleration in autumn hues as the cooler weather continues over the next few days. Today’s image is a good...

Fall Photo: October 6, 2016

Today on Grandfather Mountain, bright color could be seen here and there, especially on mountain ash trees. The fruit of the tree is a clustered berry that ripens to a vibrant scarlet in the fall. The tree is fairly common in the higher elevations of the High Country,...

Beguiling Blowing Rock Beckons With High Season Activities

The months of May through September in North Carolina’s Prettiest Small Town sparkle with events and activities as sure to please travelers as are the mild daytime temperatures and cool nights. Surrounded by the multifaceted natural beauty of the High Country, Blowing...