To help plan your fall vacation this year, see our weekly photo reports of fall color in 2014 (so you can see where peak color occurs throughout October) from the surrounding North Carolina mountains and the Blue Ridge Parkway. For more about the progression of the color show and a complete guide for where to see the best color, see our Fall Color Forecast & Guide. Each location below has a full page guide with more info - just click the photos for more info!
September 28, 2014: Hiking the Tanawha Trail on Rough Ridge. Fall color always arrives here first, and it was a little earlier than usual.
October 4, 2014: Meadow of wildflowers along hike to Sam Knob.
October 4, 2014: Graveyard Fields along the Blue Ridge Parkway, with great hiking to waterfalls in this mile-high meadow.
October 13, 2014: Nature's beauty along one of our Top 60 Hikes near Asheville.
October 13, 2014: The hike to Crabtree Falls along the Blue Ridge Parkway.
October 13, 2014: Roaring Fork Creek Falls near the Parkway is an easy hike at the foot of Mt. Mitchell.
October 15, 2014: Toxaway Falls on US Highway 64 - the view from the highway!
October 15, 2014: Dry Falls in Nantahala National Forest after a big rain
October 20, 2014: The Walled Garden at Biltmore Estate is full of color all month.
October 22, 2014: The spectacular view from atop Hawksbill Mountain overlooking the Linville Gorge.
October 27, 2014: Chimney Rock with peak color at the top of the ridge.
October 27, 2014: Lake Lure, peak color is a few days away
October 28, 2014: Biltmore House with peak fall color this week.
November 1, 2014: What a difference a few days make. Looking like Christmas at Biltmore.
Looking for more ideas of great places to see fall color? See our Top 10 Fall Color Spots Photo Tour.