Fall Foliage and the Best Places to See it in New England

Summer is great for vacations, but if you would like to have a truly colorful trip, fall is the season for you. This is the time when the leaves take up all the colors of the rainbow. You might be interested in the best places in New England to enjoy everything that fall has to offer.

Vermont Route 100

Vermont Route 100

This road leads from Readsboro to Newport and it passes through the Green Mountains. The truth is that it is quite undeveloped, so most probably you will have the road all to yourself most of the time. This is a great place to enjoy the colorful woodlands.

Crawford Notch

Crawford Notch

If you would like to see this region you should head it down on Route 302. This passes through the valley surrounded by yellow birches and fire red maples. The most interesting thing about the region is that you will be able to see Mount Washington covered by snow in the distance.

Mount Auburn Cemetery

Mount Auburn Cemetery

Mount Auburn comes with 175 acres covered by more than 5,000 trees. It is good to know that the foliage is made of different kinds of trees which all change color according to their own schedule so you will be able to enjoy different shades of orange, gold, and red during the entire fall.

Walden Pond State Reservation

Walden Pond State Reservation

Walden Pond is hidden from the eyes of the world. It is a known fact that Henry David Thoreau had asmall cabin here and he spent a lot of time in the region between 1845 and 1847. When fall comes, the leaves turn to different shades of red and they are reflected by the water, making it difficult to understand why he ever left.

The Litchfield Hills

The Litchfield Hills

Route 7 is known to pass through Connecticut along the Housatonic River. Around Columbus Day the trees along the route all turn to a red color. The fallen leaves run down with the river, in the end being buried under the foam of the water.

Bash-Bish Falls

Bash-Bish Falls

In case you ever go to the southern part of Massachusetts. The road is surrounded by birches and maples that all have different colors during fall. The gem of the route is a 50 feet high cascade surrounded by golden colored foliage.

Those who appreciate nature will surely enjoy every color that these roads have to offer even if they have to drive for miles to reach their destination.

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