Family Vacation Ideas

It's getting closer.... a noticeable chill in the air cutting through the afternoon warmth. A slight crunch beneath your feet and - most excitingly - a new hue tinting the foliage in our mountains. One look at our fall leaves and it's no wonder that this is a most popular time of the year to visit.

It's best to start planning now: autumn is one of -if not THE- most popular season to visit western North Carolina. The weather is starting to change, allowing for a much needed crispness to cut through the humidity, and everything is buzzing with anticipation. So let's take a look at some events and activities that embody the arts and natural beauty of Western North Carolina during this fantastic season.

As the temperature rises, enjoying the outdoors in western North Carolina can get difficult without somewhere to cool down and relax. Luckily, there are several bodies of water to take a much needed dip in, should you get overheated.