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Beech Mountain

Beech Mountain is often heralded as a premier winter destination in the Southeast. Despite its snowy reputation, Beech Mountain continues to offer a full roster of events and activities all year long.

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Toast the Harvest along the Hendersonville Cheers! Trail

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The Hendersonville Cheers! Trail is the only trail in North Carolina that includes wine, cider, beer and mead. Fall means harvest season for the wineries and cideries. It’s an exciting time to visit the tasting rooms and tour the production facilities as apples head to the press to be turned into cider and grape clusters move to the crush pad for the first step in the winemaking process.

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Fall fishing is Great in Jackson County, N.C.

pigeon forge When steamy summer days end and cooler fall weather begins, the fishing is still prime in Jackson County, N.C. The home of the N.C. Trout Capital and the Western North Carolina Fly Fishing Trail is still a hot spot for fishing in the mountains.

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Fall’s a Ball in Pigeon Forge! pigeon forge
Home to great shows, attractions and restaurants, Pigeon Forge offers plenty to do for all ages along with some of the area’s most majestic mountain views. Once the fall foliage begins to spread its brilliant colors across the Smokies, Pigeon Forge welcomes visitors with special events and activities that celebrate the harvest season.

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Ghost Tours Visit Mount Airy’s Local Haunts Through November

I don’t know if there are ghosts, but I think there is something,” says Rauhauser-Smith. “Something you sense, not something that’s blatant and in your face, coming out of the mirror at you or anything like that.”

Apples featured on Skyline Drive Fall Menus

The traditional harvest festival will be accompanied by wine tastings, pony rides, children’s crafts, and live entertainment featured throughout the day. Featured food includes Apple Smoked Pork BBQ, Grilled Chicken with Apple Salsa, Granny Apple Cole Slaw, Apple Cobbler, and Hot & Cold Apple Cider. Virginia wine and cider tastings will also be available


Travel to Way Back When with Mast General Store

The best of the past and present greets you as you roam the aisles. You’ll feel that difference, in the air, seeped into the fixtures, and it will get into you too—that spirit of Mast Store that delivers old-fashioned customer service and that je ne sais quoi that will have you traveling back in time to visit again and again to find a little bit of … well, everything.