New England is renowned for its stunning fall foliage, with the changing leaves painting the landscape in vibrant hues of red, orange, and yellow. Here are the top 10 places to visit in New England during fall foliage season.
White Mountains, NH
This region offers some of the most stunning fall foliage vistas in the country. Drive along the Kancamagus Highway (pictured) or take a scenic ride on the Mount Washington Cog Railway for incredible views.
Franconia Notch, NH
Known for the iconic Flume Gorge and Cannon Mountain, this park offers numerous hiking trails and stunning fallfoliage backdrops.
Acadia National Park, ME
With its diverse landscapes, Acadia National Park offers a mix of coastal scenery, forests, and mountains, all adorned with colorful fall foliage. The Park Loop Road and Cadillac Mountain are popular spots for leaf-peeping.
Smugglers’ Notch, VT
This park is famous for its winding roads, hiking trails, and stunning foliage views, especially when the leaves change colors.
Known for its well-preserved 19th-century architecture and stunning landscapes, Woodstock is a great place to experience the beauty of fall in Vermont.
Grafton Notch State Park, ME
A hidden gem in Maine, this park offers gorgeous waterfalls, rugged mountains, and a kaleidoscope of fall colors.
North Conway, NH
Another charming New England town, North Conway is an excellent base for exploring the White Mountains and offers numerous outdoor activities including scenic train rides, shopping, and dining.
Quechee Gorge, VT
Often referred to as Vermont’s “Little Grand Canyon,” Quechee Gorge showcases the beautiful foliage as the Ottauquechee River winds through the brilliant landscape.
Green Mountain Byway, VT
This scenic route takes you through the heart of Vermont’s Green Mountains, offering picturesque vistas, charming villages, and plenty of opportunities for hiking and photography.
Lake Sunapee, NH
Enjoy the fall foliage from a different perspective by taking a boat tour or dinner cruise on the beautiful Lake Sunapee, surrounded by colorful forests.
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