FALL ADVENTURES IN CHARLOTTE

Do gymnastics on horseback and mountain bike through forests.

Although Charlotte is the most bustling metropolis in North Carolina, it’s still home to pristine nature. Fall is an ideal time to go, with the summer humidity subsiding and leaves exploding in a myriad of colors. This October, there’s more reason to visit as Charlotte’s calendar is filled with fall festivals, including the Charlotte VegFest celebrating plant-based and sustainable eating.
 
You can also take advantage the Queen City’s forested trails, blue-green lakes, and active adventures. Here, four heart-pumping options: