Autumn in Blowing Rock
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Autumn is a fantastic time for a mountain festival. Put on your favorite sweater, head out to enjoy Mother Nature's seasonal exhibition, and indulge in all those wonderful treats like candied apples, fresh kettle corn, and hot cider. Click *here* for more information.
Some things are synonymous with a mountain fall season: beautiful color, crisp breezes, and apples. Follow the link above for information on apple outlets, where you can buy a bushel or take home fresh apple butter, caramel apples, applesauce, jelly, cider, pies, fritters........
Those of us here in the Visitor Center love living here in the mountains of North Carolina. And, we truly believe that travel can be about the journey as well as the destination. Take a tour of some of roads in this area in the fall and you will see why. From narrow, winding mountain roads to broad highways in the valleys, all offer amazing scenery and vistas. Click *here* to see our favorites.
Other Great Links
*Trees of the Blue Ridge Parkway*- On Virtual Blue Ridge. Listing of trees you can find in the area, and what color they will be.
*Color Updates for the Blue Ridge Parkway* - Also on Virtual Blue Ridge. Wildflower reports here, too. This is a great site to have bookmarked year-round.
*Visit NC*- State travel & tourism site, with regular fall foliage updates across the regions of NC.