Grandfather Mountain’s Linville Bluffs looks down upon the fall color below. Throughout autumn, Grandfather Mountain’s high elevation allows visitors to practically see the season in its entirety, as color change rolls through the valleys below. But since the leaves are currently changing higher up, those visiting Grandfather Mountain this weekend can expect long lines. To avoid the wait and the beat the lines, visitors are encouraged to purchase their tickets online at https://goo.gl/H4iLBm. Photo by Skip Sickler | Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation