Leaf Report: Updates on fall foliage, from north to south

10/25/2013 12:00 AM

10/24/2013 5:27 PM

Peak season for leaf-peeping varies from place to place, year to year, depending on weather, latitude and altitude. Updates are from north to south.

Prime/peak now

WEST VIRGINIA: 800-225-5982; www.wvtourism.com

VIRGINIA: 800-424-5683; www.fallinvirginia.org

MARYLAND: 800-532-8371; www.visitmaryland.org

N.C. HIGH COUNTRY (Ashe, Avery, Alleghany, Mitchell, Wilkes and Watauga counties): 800-438-7500; www.mountainsofnc.com

ASHEVILLE AREA: 800-257-1300; www.exploreasheville.com

McDOWELL COUNTY (Marion): 888-233-6111; www.mcdowellnc.org

WILKES COUNTY (North Wilkesboro): 336-838-8662;


MADISON COUNTY (Mars Hill): 877-262-3476; www.visitmadisoncounty.com

RUTHERFORD COUNTY (Forest City): 800-849-5998;


N.C. SMOKY MOUNTAINS (Cherokee, Clay, Macon, Swain, Haywood, Jackson and Graham counties, Cherokee reservation and Great Smoky Mountains National Park): 800-432-4678; www.visitsmokies.org

Prime/peak soon

BURKE COUNTY (Morganton): 888-462-2921; www.discoverburkecounty.com

TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY (Brevard): 800-648-4523; www.visitwaterfalls.com

CALDWELL COUNTY (Lenoir): 828-726-0323; www.caldwellchamber.org

HENDERSON COUNTY (Hendersonville): 800-828-4244; www.historichendersonville.org

POLK COUNTY (Tryon): 800-440-7848; www.firstpeaknc.com

Coming later

OLD 96 DISTRICT TOURISM (S.C. counties of Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens and McCormick): 800-849-9633; www.sctravelold96.com

DISCOVER UPCOUNTRY CAROLINA (S.C. counties of Anderson, Cherokee, Greenville, Pickens, Oconee and Spartanburg): 800-849-4766; www.theupcountry.com

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