7 Photos of North Carolina That Make You Excited It’s FallThere are many fun things to do and places to go during fall in North Carolina, when beautiful colors and scenic activities converge. See what’s on the horizon this season, then plan your fall getaways.1. Take a train tour through the North Carolina mountains, where you spend every moment gazing out the window. Plus, enjoy gourmet food and drinks onboard.Great Smoky Mountains Railroad departs from Bryson City2. In our many state and national parks and four national forests, you’ll find trails perfect for a bike ride with your favorite someone(s).Yellow Gap is a popular biking trail in Pisgah National Forest3. Fall is festival season, and you’ll quickly realize that many of our events are colorful – figuratively and literally.The annual LEAF Festival takes place Oct. 19-22 in Black Mountain4. Plan a trip to the North Carolina coast during fall, and relish a quiet sunrise at the beach when no one else is around.The sun rises over Outer Banks Fishing Pier in Nags Head5. Pick a lake in our central region (known as the Piedmont) and go canoeing and kayaking surrounded by beautiful foliage.Spend an afternoon on Lake Higgins in Greensboro6. Embark on an afternoon of hiking, then find an incredible spot to sit and watch the sunset over the mountains.Max Patch mountain is located along the Appalachian Trail7. Campfire, starry sky, group of friends – this is the perfect place and season to reconnect.South Mountains State Park features nearly 40 campsitesThere’s plenty more fall fun to be had in North Carolina. Plan your activities and getaways at VisitNC.com/fall, and share your adventures with us by using #NCFallofFame.More FROM VISITNC.COMThere’s much to see and do in North Carolina, so read on.Fun at the Farm: Apples, Pumpkins and Corn MazesThere’s no better place to enjoy fall fruits and fun seasonal activities than our farms and orchards.See Beautiful Fall Colors on North Carolina Hiking TrailsChase the changing leaves of autumn as the colors spread from Mount Mitchell to Hanging Rock to Carolina Beach.Play, Eat, Stay, Repeat at These Fun-Filled AttractionsFrom theme parks and casinos to amenity-filled resorts and an overnight winery, you can stay where you play at these North Carolina destinations.