Have you ever considered how strange it is that we actually travel to different locations to watch the leaves of trees die and fall to their final death? Well if you’re into that sort of thing, continue reading.
With over 300 miles of shoreline, five state parks, and 11 lighthouses, you are sure to enjoy some of the most spectacular views. There are many beautiful trails to hike, roads to drive, and places to camp. The best time to see colors in Wisconsin is late-September to mid-October.
Vermont’s Green Mountain Byway provides mountain views and recreation that you will never forget. When you travel along the Byway you will come across views of farmland and forests, open meadows, and all with the backdrop of the mountains. The Waterbury reservoir and three state parks are also accessible along the route.
The Blue Ridge Parkway spans the southern and central Appalachians and is world-renowned for its biodiversity. One of the most well-known sights is the Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park. It stands at 1,200ft tall and offers one of the most expansive views of fall colors that this area has to offer.
The U.P. has much to offer with 40 lighthouses, upwards of 300 waterfalls, miles of biking trails, and Michigan’s largest state park, Porcupine Mountains. And we can’t forget the 1,700 miles of Great Lakes shoreline! Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is a must visit for fall colors and outdoor activities.
Valleys in Aspen, Colorado turn a bright yellow in the fall season. For the unique views that the area has to offer be sure to visit in September or early October. There are many scenic roads to drive including Castle Creek Road and Independence pass.
The Ozark Mountain Region consists of the Buffalo River, Norfolk Lake, Bull Shoals Lake, and White River. Each part offers a different but gorgeous view of the woods and water. Bull Shoals Lake alone is surrounded by 1,000 miles of mountain shoreline and has over 72,000 acres of water surface to explore.