Ten must-see places for New England leaf peepers this fall!
This time of year, New England is set ablaze with autumn color. Peak leaf-peeping season is finally upon us! Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Vermont, Rhode Island and Connecticut prove fall is truly the best time of year to enjoy the spectacular weather and majestic vistas. Here are ten of our favorite postcard-perfect locations to take in the best of New England’s fall foliage!
New England is filled with amazing places to enjoy Autumn colors. Check out this slideshow of our favorite spots in the Northeast!
1: Acadia National Park, Maine.
There are many majestic locations along the Maine coastline to enjoy the blaze of fall color against the deep blue of the Atlantic. Acadia National Park is arguably one of the most spectacular.
2. Lakes Region, New Hampshire.
The New Hampshire countryside is picture perfect this time of year. Even a cloudy day cannot mute the autumn colors.
3. Northeast Kingdom, Vermont.
If you haven’t yet had the opportunity to visit Vermont and experience the Northeast Kingdom first-hand, it is worth adding a trip to the bucket list! Fall colors bring the mountain ranges to life in a patchwork of color.
4. Sandwich, New Hampshire.
The maple trees lining this country road are at their peak golden hue. October is the perfect time to explore New Hampshire!
5. Jackson, New Hampshire.
This is the view from Iron Mountain in New Hampshire. The view is complete with autumn color with a touch of winter chill on the snow-capped mountains beyond.
6. Boston, Massachusetts.
Fall reaches the city of Boston and dresses the streets in festive color. No piece of New England from the backcountry to the city streets isn’t painted with autumn’s brush!
7. Providence, Rhode Island.
Roger Williams Park. Travel + Leisure voted Providence, Rhode Island America’s number 1 city in 2014 and you can see why!
8. The Berkshires, Massachusetts.
On foot from a mountain trail or by kayak, taking in the scenery of Western Massachusetts and Berkshire Mountains never disappoints.
9. Simsbury, CT.
This is the view over the Simsbury pastures from Talcott Mountain. Whether you prefer a light day hike or a serious mountainside scramble to the top, the view is the reward for your efforts!
10. Kent, Connecticut.
Wander or hike your way through Kent Falls State Park in Connecticut this time of year. The Housatonic River feeds hundreds of feet of waterfalls lined with golden and red foliage.
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