The mountain beauty of Brevard, NC real estate is always spectacular, but the fall foliage season adds a particularly impressive beauty to the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains.

You can feel it in the air… summer is moving out and fall is moving in and the mountains of Western North Carolina will soon be an explosion of fall colors. The Blue Ridge Mountains has one of the most extended fall foliage seasons in the nation and in the Brevard and Asheville areas you will find plenty of ways to get out and enjoy the spectacular leaf season.

Drive the Blue Ridge Parkway. Follow the Parkway through 17 North Carolina counties, as well as the Pisgah and Nantahala National Forests and Dupont State Park. Experience the different vistas found at the various elevations while viewing from one of the many paved overlooks along the way.

Take the Parkway alternative, The Forest Heritage National Scenic Byway (US 276). Drive into Brevard, NC and stop at popular viewing spots such as Looking Glass Falls.

Float the French Broad River. Kayak or canoe down the French Broad River for a different perspective on the fall foliage. Strike out on your own or join in with one of the many guided tours available in the Brevard and Asheville areas for a most memorable day.

Take a hike. There is a myriad of hiking trails in the Western North Carolina mountains suited for any level of experience that will bring you into the midst of the colors of fall and the amazing mountain scenery.

A bird’s eye view. Brevard and Asheville have hot air balloon companies that will take you through the Transylvania County sky to experience the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains from a whole new perspective.

Nothing compares to the beautiful fall leaf season in Brevard, NC and with so many different ways to experience it, you’re sure to enjoy it!