Falling for Franklin & Nantahala

Take a scenic drive through stunning fall colors, look for waterfalls, go fishing in crystal-clear water, roll a pumpkin, and explore kid-friendly hikes in these two mountain communities within Nantahala National Forest.

Fall Festivities

Cool weather, autumn harvests, and colorful leaves: In North Carolina, there are plenty of reasons — and opportunities — to celebrate this time of year.