Breathtaking Places to Check Out Fall Foliage in New England
Every fall, seeing the trees turn from green to brilliant yellows, oranges, and reds makes the season feel even cozier and more inviting. If you’re looking to take a scenic drive or two this autumn, layer up and travel to New England. Whether you’ve heard of these towns or cities already, or you know nothing about them, they’re the best places for a fall getaway on the East Coast — rich with culture and history, there’s so much more to explore than the leaves. We already have most of your itinerary planned out, complete with top-reviewed hotels, inns, and B&Bs from Trip Advisor.
Museums, parks, and even local cheese stores are just a few of the places you need to visit while taking a trip to New England’s best places for fall foliage. But you won’t have to hunt for those beautiful fall leaves, because we’ve calculated that you’ll be able to snap your dream photo just about anywhere in these fall foliage hot spots. (And once you’ve found the perfect vista, you’ll obviously need the perfect fall Instagram caption.)
This beautiful destination for fall foliage remains popular for more than just its leaves: scenic walks, covered bridges and a trip to New England Falconry (where you can hold real falcons and learn about the sport) are musts.
Most people travel to the area for the popular Mount Mansfield during the winter season. But months before, you’ll want to check out the fall foliage in this small town.
North Conway, New Hampshire
Prepare for brightly colored changing leaves in this New England town. Just look at how these branches line a stream.
Franconia, New Hampshire
Staying at a cozy B&B is a dream getaway in New Hampshire. While there, don’t pass up Echo Lake, located within the Franconia Notch State Park.