Fall Vacations in North Carolina

Banjo tunes send runners on their way at the Rhythm & Roots Run, and more music awaits along the route.

This fall, hikers, bikers and horseback riders can enjoy the blazing mountain colors along the newly completed Santeelah Lake Trail, which hugs the shore of a sparkling reservoir in the Nantahala National Forest.

Take the Pilot Mountain Parkway to the new JOLO Winery & Vineyards

Plan a beer trek that leads to the heart of the state for the inaugural Beericana festival, featuring food trucks, bluegrass, and beer from dozens of the region’s best breweries