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It’s Fall Y’all

September 22nd, the day Fall begins. Leaves start to change colors and fall from branches. The weather starts moving down a couple degrees every other week. Sweaters begin to emerge from deep within our closet where we buried them from last year. 

Fall brings out the most joyous of moments between family and friends. When the weather is perfectly cool, and everyone begins to gather, you start to wonder what are some fun things that everyone can enjoy while enjoying the outdoors. 


Here in North Carolina, there are several events and places to go everyone will enjoy. These are just a few of some of the things to try this fall y’all.


  1. Visit a Local Brewery
    1. Those of you that are over the age of 21 can enjoy a nice cold brew on a beautiful day. Shopping local not only helps the company, but it also helps keep money flourishing within the community. Around fall, breweries usually come up with amazing creations that hit notes of the season within the beer. Lots of pumpkin, Oktoberfest’s, apple ciders, caramel porters, etc. Looking for some suggestions? Check out these local breweries located all across North Carolina!
      1. Deep River Brewery- Clayton, NC
      2. Appalachian Mountain Brewery- Boone, NC
      3. Oak City Brewing Company- Knightdale, NC
      4. Raleigh Brewing- Raleigh, NC
      5. Wicked Weed- Asheville, NC
      6. Full Steam- Durham, NC
      7. FootHills Brewing- Winston-Salem, NC
      8. Mother Earth Brewing- Kinston, NC
      9. NoDa Brewing- Charlotte, NC
  2. Explore a Corn Maze
    1. Corn mazes are friendly for all ages. They are perfect for family outings or even a simple date idea. Spooky corn mazes are also an option if you’re looking for an adrenaline rush. Corn mazes also can incorporate peaceful hayrides, hot apple cider, and pumpkin patches. There are several activities that the whole family can enjoy. Check out these corn mazes all across North Carolina!
      1. Kersey Valley Maize Adventures- Archdale, NC
      2. Gross Farms- Sanford, NC
      3. Shelby Corn Maze- Shelby, NC
      4. Hubb’s Farm- Clinton, NC
      5. Ken’s Korny Corn Maze- Garner, NC
      6. Galloway Farm- Hallsboro, NC
  3. Go to the mountains
    1. There is no greater feeling than driving through the mountain tops when the leaves are changing, and the temperature is going down a couple degrees. Boone, NC has so many great outdoor activities that can be enjoyed by everyone in the family. Below are some fun things to do in Boone!
      1. Visit Comeback Shack and go to Moses Cone to have a picnic
      2. Wilderness Run Alpine Coaster in Banner Elk, NC
      3. Take a ride over the viaduct on the parkway and watch the leaves change
      4. Go hiking on any trail located along the Blue Ridge Parkway
      5. Explore local shops located along King Street
    2. Asheville, NC
      1. Biltmore
      2. Hike Graveyard Fields
      3. Visit Pisgah Inn and dine with a fabulous view
      4. Hike Mt. Mitchell (highest point East of Mississippi)