As the leaves turn into a symphony of fall colors, it is the best time to head out in the car for foliage. We have researched the southeastern US states and found the best drives to see the leaves.
The Blue Ridge Parkway includes 469 miles of weaving road through the Appalachian Mountains. Millions enjoy the Parkway year-round, but the fall is the best time to take in the full effect of fall foliage. With camping options, countless hikes, and even educational purposes on Cherokee life, you will never get bored.
Following the most southern peaks of the Blue Ridge Parkway, sits the Cherokee Foothills Scenic Byway (SC 11). This road will lead you to more than half-a-dozen state parks. Follow the SC 11 for breathtaking views and outstanding camping experiences with your family. With so many options along the way, your family can visit multiple times in the year and get a different experience every time!
Georgia has its own stunning range of Blue Ridge Mountains. This mountain range includes a variety of outdoor recreation activities, luxury camping, wineries, and breweries. There is truly something here for everybody. Try your hand at trout fishing in the 3,290-acre freshwater playground or bike through any of their 16 biking trails. This is a great place to sit down and take a break as you take in the crisp fall air with all of the changes it brings.