Zip Code: 28801
Release Date: September 15, 2006

Fall Foliage Coming to Asheville

(PRLEAP.COM) The wind is getting a little brisker, the days a little shorter and the kids are back in school. It’s almost time to pack away your short sleeve shirts and shorts and breakout your comfy old pullover and jeans. But don’t worry. Just because the temperature is dropping and your days of swimming and grilling are numbered doesn’t mean you have to hibernate in front of the television until April. Visit - it’s a great source for all the fall foliage and fun you can handle. is so easy to navigate that the fun is right there at your fingertips.

This time of year Asheville’s premier attraction is its breathtaking mountain foliage. The secret is out; it’s not just the locals that enjoy fall in Asheville anymore. The autumn beauty of Western North Carolina is well-known all over the country. It’s the perfect time for a bike ride; brisk hike or a Sunday drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway. has all the information you need to plan a day or a week of fall fun.

If you are from out of town, it’s time to start booking hotels because rumor has it that the leaves in higher elevations, such as Mount Mitchell, will start turning around October 5th, with trees in lower elevations following suit later in the month. Don’t panic if you still haven’t booked a hotel, has plenty of listings for a variety of tastes in the Lodging section. For those who wish to spend some time with Mother Nature while staying in luxury, the site lists information for 5-star resorts and hotels like the Grove Park Inn and Haywood Park Hotel. For those who want to commune with nature in peace has listings for secluded mountain cabins such as Saluda Mountain Lake Retreat. At Saluda Mountain Lake Retreat, you don’t have to drive into the mountains to see nature at it’s best, all you have to do is step outside.

On the site's Things to Do page you can book scenic tours on the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad or set aside an afternoon to watch wildlife at Grandfather Mountain Nature Reserve. is the perfect site to help you plan for all your fall activities.


Joseph Taylor