And just like that, BOOM. Fall color is here. We have only good news to report this week, other than the fact that it is raining today…sunshine tomorrow though! Mother Nature finally decided to brush some serious color onto the fall landscape in the Asheville area. Ready to check out this week’s leaf peeping hot spots?
When it comes to leaves on the trees, some early changers fall, some late changers stall… such is typically the case with mid-October in the North Carolina mountains. One difference this year is that the early changing leaves are about a week late. So let’s try to figure out what Mother Nature is thinking during Week 4 of the fall foliage season.
Week 3 of the fall foliage season in western North Carolina is feeling a lot like the night before Christmas, or the day before you get to see a loved one after several years apart, or the moment before you get served your very favorite dish at your very favorite restaurant. Anticipation is building, something special is coming soon, the hints are there… patience… it’s hard!
We’re headed s-l-o-w-l-y into the second week of the Fall season in terms of fall foliage, but there are definitely some hints of color here and there (thank you, sourwood trees). Let’s see where to go daytripping to hunt for some early Fall color and which tree we’re profiling this week!
Autumn is finally here, and with six to eight weeks of great fall color ahead, the mountains of Western North Carolina are sure to bring inspiration and joy. And sweater weather, yay! The Asheville area has one of the longest fall seasons in the world, and we’re just getting started with week 1 of our fall foliage reports. Let’s begin!
Any time an article about Airbnb is shared on social media, which is all the time it seems, we get asked what we think about the short term rental website. And a lot of people think the Inn on Mill Creek is an airbnb because it’s a B&B. So we want to clarify some things.
It’s party time at Biltmore and you’re invited! From February 8 to May 27, 2019, a fabulous costume exhibit called A Vanderbilt House Party is happening at Biltmore Estate in Asheville. You won’t believe the detail of the clothing and who helped put the exhibit together. Think Downton Abbey… ready to learn more?
Every year, we invite bird lovers to our backyard inside Pisgah National Forest during the annual Great Backyard Bird Count. This year, the dates for the GBBC are February 15-18, 2019.
Bring your sweetie to the Inn on Mill Creek for a Valentine’s getaway (with FREE chocolate on us!) and put one or more of the following activities on your list of things to do while you’re here.
February 6, 2019 marks the second annual #BookDirect Day, when small independent lodging properties around the world join together to educate our guests on the benefits of booking directly with us. In our case that means going directly to https://innonmillcreek.com or calling us at 828-668-1115 to reserve your room at the Inn on Mill Creek B&B. Want to know more? Get ready because you are about to learn some things about the travel industry that may blow your mind.