As beautiful as it is right here in Lake Norman in October, taking a trip up to the Blue Ridge Mountains to see the fall colors is a ritual for many folks who live anywhere near the Appalachian Mountains.
If you live in Lake Norman, the mountains are only an hour and a half away so you can easily make it a day trip if you are limited in time. My favorite town is definitely Asheville which is not only at the Blue Ridge Parkway but where you can also enjoy a visit to The Biltmore or a stay at the beautiful Grove Park Inn. According to the Asheville Fall Color Forecast the trees are just starting to turn due to the later warm weather. Continue reading