Category Archives: Fall Color 2015

Final push Fall Color Tour 2015: No place like Homestead!

Sometimes the end of trip can be a letdown of sorts.  But not on this trip, our Fall Color Tour 2015. Even after seeing gold in West Virginia, touring built environments with pops of color at Tamarack and The Greenbrier, … Continue reading

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Fall color inside and out: Tamarack and The Greenbrier

Any fall trip through West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, and Tennessee can be considered spectacular if you hit the color change just right.  And catch the color we did during our Fall 2015 Leaf Peeper Tour.  Beginning with natural beauty at … Continue reading

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West Virginia gold: Fall at New River Gorge Bridge

The second leg of our Fall 2015 search for gold meant leaving the beauty of West Virginia’s Pipestem Resort State Park for one of the state’s proudest prouds:  New River Gorge Bridge.  But getting there was a treat in itself. … Continue reading

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Looking for gold in all the right places: Pipestem State Park, WV

It was a “seize the moment” trip, planned on the fly, with but one major goal:  find fall leaves during the third week of October 2015.  We had few days and even fewer dollars, but we were on a mission: … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Below Humpback Bridge

With some travel time dedicated to leaf peeping this fall, we learned of a destination quite by accident from someone at a Virginia rest stop:  Humpback Bridge near Covington. This 100-foot long single-span structure, Virginia’s oldest covered bridge, is four … Continue reading

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Beauty close to home: Cumberland Gap, Tennessee

Sometimes we travel near and far in search of adventures and great places to see, but actually there’s grand beauty in East Tennessee that we sometimes take for granted.  Thus it was on a recent weekend that we headed north … Continue reading

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