Top 16 Spots for Leaf Peeping This Fall

Enjoy one of nature’s best color shows in the right location


Every year the fall season rolls out its best work – a carpet dressed in intense oranges and reds, yellows and purples. The show never gets old. Leaf peeping is not just a recreational activity; it is serious hobby for some.[slideshow:102343]

They get ready to hit the road to observe nature’s display of incredible colors. The good news is that they can travel around the country and see explosion of brilliant hues all over in one long trip. Peak times vary from state to state.

Early October is prime leaf peeping time for the states mostly in the North – Wisconsin, Montana, Maine and Vermont,  while the southern half stretches into late October and even early November.

A road trip is a fun way to enjoy the outdoors, but hiking in lavish mountains and exploring small towns that look like they are part of a fairy tale with their vibrant shades is breathtaking.

Don’t come up with any excuses to stay home. Go outside and reconnect with nature. This is the perfect time because the temperatures are cooler, the colors are striking and the crowds are smaller.

Click here to see 16 of the very best spots for leaf peeping

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