Chimney Rock Park Guided Hikes in October

Photo Credit: Chimney Rock State Park

Now here’s a great way to get outdoors and see some gorgeous fall color in our neck of the woods! Chimney Rock State Park, located 30 minutes south of the Inn on Mill Creek, is offering two “Off the Beaten Path” guided hikes in October:

October 6: Local nature photographer Steven Faucette will be leading this tour that will focus on fall wildflowers (and there are a lot at Chimney Rock Park!). Leaves on the trees will still be fairly green, but look no further than the wildflowers native to the North Carolina mountains to provide early fall’s color splashes, with Jewelweed, Goldenrod, Pink Turtlehead, Boneset, Joe-Pye Weed and more.

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East of Asheville Studio Tour Returns in October

The East of Asheville Studio Tour (EAST) is an event where artists based in East Asheville, Fairview, Swannanoa and Black Mountain invite you to their studios to see where they create their art, and where you can browse and buy several different types of art and craft, ranging from painting to sculpture, woodworking to jewelry, glass to pottery and everything in between.

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