- Cape Cod National Seashore
Take in the colorful leaves during a pleasant autumn walk. Each of the two trails, the Beach Forest Trail and the Atlantic White Cedar Swamp Trail, offer a different experience in the same location.
- Minute Man National Historical Park
Stroll along the Concord River among the amazing trees at this Park in Concord, Lexington, and Lincoln.
- Quabbin Reservoir
The hills and water at this Belchertown hotspot enhance the beauty of foliage.
- Somerset Reservoir
Occupying the towns of Somerset and Stratton, this reservoir is a prime spot to see the changing leaves. The multitude of evergreens present provides the perfect amount of contrast to the green leaves. In turn, the pop of orange and red leaves appear all the more impressive.
- Lake Willoughby
Located in the northern Vermont town of Westmore, the water makes this a favorite stop. The reflection of the foliage off the lake is surreal. This location is a great place to catch early foliage because it starts in the north then heads south. The reflection of the foliage off the lake is surreal.
- Owl’s Head trail in Groton State Forest
Take in all the foliage this forest offers from the highest vantage point. The trail allows for a simple hike to the peak and there is also parking available half way to the top.
- Hogback Mountain
The town of Marlboro in the southern part of the state is perfect for the late season foliage. Enjoy the magnificent 360-degree views of the Deerfield Valley. You can enjoy the visual spectacle from the mountain or by parking your car in one of the scenic viewing areas provided.
- Acadia National Park in Bar Harbor
Maine’s only National Park, in the Cliffside town of Bay Harbor is a popular attraction. The mountains and seascape enhance the atmosphere for foliage spectators. The numerous biking, hiking and horseback trails allow various ways to take in the views.
- Camden Park
Inspiration for the poem ‘Renascence’ is credited to Mount Battie’s phenomenal panoramic views. The peak enables a full view of Camden Harbor, Penobscot Bay and the town’s church steeple and numerous trees.
- Saint-Gaudens National Historical Site
The northern town of Cornish features the home of Augustus Saint-Gaudens. Vistas of the river valley seen from the American sculptor’s front porch are spectacular.
- Weeks State Park
Head to Lancaster and make your way, to the peak of Mount Prospect (by foot or by car) for a foliage wonderland. The peak offers 360 degree views of the Green Mountains and the Presidential Range of the White Mountain National Forest. The brave at heart can access the highest vantage point by scaling the park’s old stone fire tower.