• National Park Service

    Fall Foliage Travel Destinations

    Nothing says "fall" like the blazing red, glimmering gold, and burnt-orange leaves that cover trees during the autumn months. Here, we map out the 10 best fall foliage travel destinations.

  • Photos.com

    Fall Foliage Travel Destinations - Aspen, Colorado

    While Colorado's aspens don't offer the vibrant fall color spectacle of say, the Northeast, the yellows, golds, and bold oranges that cover the mountainsides are still reason enough for a visit.

  • Photos.com

    Fall Foliage Travel Destinations - The Catskills, New York

    Dubbed “America's First Wilderness,” the fabled Catskills region harbors a variety of trees – maple, oak, birch, and beech among them – that burst to life with color every autumn.

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    Fall Foliage Travel Destinations - Columbia River Gorge, Oregon

    A geological wonder, the Columbia River Gorge weaves its way through the Cascade Mountains, and is loaded with lush fir forests and twisted pines, big-leaf maple, cottonwood, and Oregon ash.

  • Photos.com

    Fall Foliage Travel Destinations - Eastern Townships, Quebec, Canada

    Quebec's Eastern Townships have been a summer getaway of the rich for ages, but those in the know head here in fall, a spectacular time to visit local towns like Knowlton and North Hatley.

  • National Park Service

    Fall Foliage Travel Destinations - Great Smoky Mountains, North Carolina and Tennessee

    The Great Smoky Mountains are a breathtaking sight, especially in fall when the mountain foliage turns to radiant shades of crimson, orange, and purple. They're home to 100 species of native trees.

  • Lake of the Ozarks Convention and Visitors Bureau

    Fall Foliage Travel Destinations - Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri

    Visitors can survey the Lake of the Ozarks' amazing collection of dogwoods, thong trees, and oak-hickory forests by foot along various hiking trails, or via boat on a unique aquatic trail.

  • Michael Medford/Litchfield Hills Convention and Visitors Bureau

    Fall Foliage Travel Destinations - Litchfield Hills, Connecticut

    The Litchfield Hills are a charming New England destination full of country inns, antique shops, and, most importantly come fall, an abundance of trees blazing with color.

  • Flickr/Charlie llewellin

    Fall Foliage Travel Destinations - Lost Maples Natural Area, Texas

    There's more than cactus in Texas: The Lost Maples State Natural Area welcomes a beautiful flush come autumn, thanks in no small part to the relatively uncommon Uvalde Bigtooth Maples.

  • Holmes County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau

    Fall Foliage Travel Destinations - Ohio

    Ohio suffers no shortage of scenery come fall, when foliage from numerous buckeye hybrid varieties (like “Autumn Splendor” and “Prairie Torch”) don hues of sharp scarlet and brilliant yellow.

  • Maine Department of Conservation

    Fall Foliage Travel Destinations - Washington County, Maine

    For hard-core foliage enthusiasts looking to escape the crowds that plague much of New England each fall, Washington County, in Maine, is paradise for a leaf-peeper seeking solitude.

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