Beautiful fall colors in the mountains of North Carolina.
4 Ways to Enjoy the Beautiful Fall Weather in North Carolina

Fall break is quickly approaching, and there’s no better way to enjoy a trip away from reality with your family than by taking in the beauty of the fall weather in North Carolina! Murphy NC has dozens of fun and relaxing ways to enjoy the mountains, and we’ve put together a list of our 4 favorite ways to appreciate the Smokies this fall!

1. Murphy Art Walk

A fun and family-friendly way to enjoy the fall weather in North Carolina this year is by attending the Murphy Art Walk! This free event will take you on a relaxing stroll through the quaint downtown district of Murphy NC. You’ll experience local artists, live performances, local musicians, delicious foods and lots more. This is an evening time event that your whole family is sure to love!

2. Check Out the Farmers’ Markets

The best way to experience any town is by checking out their farmers’ markets, and the fall weather in North Carolina is the perfect weather for being outside. Markets are the easiest way to try a town’s local produce, baked goods, handmade soaps and all sorts of other crafts. Murphy NC has several weekly farmers’ markets that you will love!

Cedar Valley Farmers’ Market opens at 9am each Saturday and closes up around 1pm, so get there early for the best selection!

Brasstown Farmers’ Market is open every Wednesday from 9am-1pm. This is the best place to find natural beauty products, trees and flowers, fresh baked sweets and lots of other goodies!

3. Take in the Views from a Cozy CabinFall scenery visible from the hot tub on the deck of the Hardwood Trail Retreat cabin in North Carolina.

If you’re looking to enjoy fall break by lounging around for a whole weekend, our Murphy NC cabin rentals are the ideal place to unwind and soak in the beautiful fall weather in North Carolina. Whether you’re traveling with your family, your significant other or even a group of friends, we have cabins of all sizes to suit your needs. With hot tubs, game rooms, big kitchens and comfy bedrooms, our cabins are guaranteed to make you feel right at home! And you’ll be conveniently located close to all the fun fall activities happening in Murphy NC!

4. Go on a Walk or a Run

One of the most refreshing ways to enjoy the fall weather in North Carolina is by breathing in the mountain air during a walk or a run. The temperature is cool and comfortable, making for perfect walking conditions, and the exercise will help you feel refreshed!

If you like the idea of a leisurely stroll, the Murphy River Walk is a 3 mile series of trails where you’ll see beautiful plants, mountain critters and a gorgeous view of the marshy wetland. You can even take a canoe down the Valley and Hiwassee Rivers!

Someone walking through fall leaves.If you feel up for a run, sign up to participate in the Two Hours From Anywhere 5K Challenge! This event raises money to provide scholarships for local students looking to pursue an education in the medical field. By signing up, you’ll be doing something good for your health as well as helping young adults receive a great education!

You and your family deserve a relaxing trip to Murphy, so start planning your vacation centered around enjoying the fall weather in North Carolina!