There is no better place to see fall foliage then along the New England coast. This is where you will find the vibrant rich jewel tones of autumn shining in the lovely fall sun. The scenery you will witness is some of the most iconic that there is to be found in the country. Ultimate Excursions invites you to take a closer look at three stops are the perfect destination to take in the majestic glory of fall’s color palette.
Head off to Massachusetts and the Berkshires to view the magnificence of peak foliage. This area is best explored by car. Its winding roads take you past picturesque farmlands, mountains and rivers. There are plenty of places to hop out of the car and take in the majestic views, especially along the many lakes that perfectly reflect the vibrantly hued trees. The best time to visit to catch peak color is typically in mid-October.
Sometimes we want to head out and hit the road less traveled and not be bothered with packs of foliage enthusiasts. One of the best places to do this in New England is to head to the more rural communities of Rhode Island. If you head north and west in the state, you will be treated to stunning views of beautiful dense forests that are interspersed with rolling hills and vast meadows. The magnificence of autumn colors abound. You have plenty of time to catch Mother Nature at her best here, as depending where you are heading peak season is from the middle of October until the beginning of November.
If you are looking for that view that in everyone’s mind screams iconic fall look no further than Vermont. The state is the perfect place to catch the pristine glory of nature. The state is eighty percent forested, and is said to have the most vibrant display of foliage anywhere in the States. Although Vermont is mainly rural, along your jaunt through the state leaf peeping you will be delighted to come upon tiny little towns and quaint villages. Peak season here is from the latter part of September into early October.
Although we are all sad to see summer’s end, one is somehow more forgiving of its waning with autumnal grandeur found in states across the country. These iconic landscapes are often best seen in New England. Whether you are going for a driving tour to multiple destinations or are just going to nestle down at one of the local B & B’s, you will most certainly be impressed with the colorful display nature puts on.