As the heat of summer fades into the cooler temperatures of fall, Berkeley County, WV’s picturesque beauty shines through as the leaves transition into stunning shades of yellow, orange and red. Discover the area’s beauty and charm through long drives down country roads and cherished festivals and celebrations.

The colors of fall burst into a brilliance that has to be seen to be believed. Spend an hour or days getting lost in our trails, camp sites and parks exploring the vibrant outdoors, from dramatic rock formations to waterfalls, towering trees, delicate flowers and wandering streams.

The best of fall entertainment is showcased at Orr’s Farm Market’s Fall Farm Fun Days, Sept. 23-24. Kids and kids-at-heart will be delighted exploring their way through a corn maze, pumpkin painting and hayrides while munching on baked good, visiting craft vendors and listening to local talent during live bluegrass music. Orr’s Farm Market also hosts live bluegrass weekends featuring talented local musicians throughout the fall, ending October 29.

Visitors can also take part in Berkeley County’s long-standing Mountain State Apple Harvest Festival, Oct. 20-23, which celebrates the area’s history and culture. The festival’s parade will delight with its colorful floats, a regal queen and her court, delicious food vendors and a craft show. Don’t forget to take time to discover the unique culture through the area’s locally-owned shops and restaurants that line the downtown streets, from charming cafes, cupcakeries and cuisine to hand-blown West Virginia glass, antiques and art stores.

Plan your fall getaway and book your hotel stay all through the Martinsburg-Berkeley County CVB’s website, www.travelwv.com. You can also discover the county through the CVB’s free app “Visit Martinsburg, WV” which lists the hotels, restaurants and activities of the area. The Martinsburg-Berkeley County CVB is located at 126 E. Race St. in Martinsburg and can be reached at 304-264-8801.