8 Short And Sweet Fall Hikes In North Carolina With A Spectacular End View

Fall is the perfect time to take a hike. Perfect temperatures and stunning foliage transform the lush greenery to a wonderland of deep reds, bursting orange and golden yellows. While many of us would love to pack our bags and escape into the wilderness for a day or two, sometimes our only option is a brisk day hike. Luckily, North Carolina has plenty of awesome, easy-to-moderate hikes that allow you to enjoy the journey.

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What a great way to make the most of fall in North Carolina! Have you done these before, any you’d like to add?

While a lil’ bit of exercise is great and all, you also can’t beat some relaxation, or a delicious meal. Luckily, this Blue Ridge Parkway restaurant offers stunning fall foliage views.