A leaf peeper stops to take a photo along the bridge over Green Mountain Creek on the Blue Ridge Parkway near Milepost 300. This section of the Parkway from Blowing Rock to Grandfather Mountain continues to be a beautiful route. (Photo by Monty Combs)
This weekend will be a great one in the NC High Country with the Valle Country Fair in Valle Crucis on Saturday and the Woolly Worm Festival in downtown Banner Elk Saturday and Sunday. Temps will be chilly this weekend so pack a jacket in the car for your trip!