2021 Fall Drive / Trip to Western, NC

Fall Drive to Western North Carolina
AL PCA will use Switzerland Inn (828) 765-2153, located on Blue Ridge Parkway, as home base for our Fall Adventures. We will travel on Wednesday 10/13 & return on Sunday 10/17. Register here. Event fees are $75 pp or $150/couple and will cover a name badge & refreshments TBD.  You may also order a logoed polo shirt for $45, long-sleeve T-shirt for $25, and/or short sleeve T for $20. Please register and make hotel reservations NOW to ensure a room. There is no group discount available. 

**Thursday we will enjoy fantastic roads of Western NC as we head to Asheville and/or Biltmore for a day full of activities. Biltmore offers tours of the mansion, back stairs, roof top, as well as the vineyard – all well worth a visit! Asheville is a lovely town known for its vibrant arts scene & historic architecture. There are plenty of breweries to quench your thirst & numerous dining options as well. (https://www.biltmore.com/things-to-do/activities/full-activities-list/) 

**Friday adventure will take us to Blowing Rock which is chock full of shopping & award winning restaurants. Or, you may chose to view the fall colors from a raft on the French Broad river. (https://www.frenchbroadrafting.com/rafting/) 

**Saturday activities will take us to Chimney Rock where you can hike, enjoy the fantastic views, or participate in rock climbing. We will also visit Burntshirt Vineyard. Or, you may chose to visit English Farmstead Cheese, a sixth generation business, and then tour Linville Falls Winery.For those interested in hiking; check-out Grand Father Mtn, Linville Gorge, or hike from Mt Mitchel to Mt Craig.