Best US cities to visit to see the Fall Foliage

  • 18 September 2019

Fall happens to be the favorite season of many during which the multi-hued and majestic landscapes in the United States dazzle in all their glory. Leaf-peeping is the best way to explore America’s striking natural beauty especially when the leaves change from the bright greens of summer to the golden yellows, burnt oranges, and crimson reds of autumn. The changing colors of oak, ash, maple and hickory trees infuse picture perfect postcard scenery throughout the country during the fall season. It’s a visual treat for nature lovers as they get to experience breathtakingly gorgeous fall foliage while enjoying some hot apple cider. If you want to make the most of the brilliant autumn leaves in the country this fall, we have got you covered. Here are some of the best US cities that are famous for putting on a dazzling display of colors during the season.


Hawk's Nest, Port Jervis, New York

Part of the Upper Delaware Scenic Byway, Hawk’s Nest is a windy stretch dotted with some stunning views and spectacular vistas filled up with a string of autumn colors.


Bar Harbor, Maine

Bar Harbor, Maine boasts the best fall foliage with spellbinding birches, oaks, maples and other deciduous trees with their leaves transforming into dramatic fall colors against the crystal clear waters of the Atlantic Ocean.


Montpelier, Vermont

Replete with abundance of sugar maple trees, the state capital of Montpelier offers visitors a refreshing leaf peeping experience with undulating Vermont Mountains and coniferous forests complementing the gold-domed state house.


Hudson Valley, New York

The spectacular panoramic view of the Hudson Valley and Fort Montgomery, NY from Bear Mountain comes with a scintillating foliage display and a jaw-dropping landscape.


Frio River, Texas

The enchanting bright orange fall foliage that envelops the pristine Frio River at Garner State Park, Texas is where the cypress, oak, mesquite, and persimmon trees change into the various breathtaking hues of red, orange, and yellow.


Notch State Park, New Hampshire

The White Mountains at the Crawford Notch State Park makes for a brilliant fall destination in New Hampshire with its farms and rolling hills serenading the vibrant lakes.


Maroon bell, Colorado

The Maroon Bells picturesque area featuring a mirror lake at the base of the mountains is a sight not to be missed with a gorgeous Aspen tree lined valley.


Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee

A UNESCO World Heritage site, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, along the North Carolina-Tennessee border is known for varied tree species that paint the hills in golden yellows, bright oranges and reds with their copper-colored leaves during fall.

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