Autumn is a favorite season for many due to the cooler temperatures, the beautiful colors of falling leaves, and of course, sweater weather. If you’re getting excited about the upcoming fall season, you may want to take a road trip to see the incredible fall foliage. We’ve rounded up our favorite can’t-miss fall foliage destinations to check out now.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee
If you like spending time exploring parks, you’ll want to check out the Great Smoky Mountains National Park during the fall. Cades Cove is a popular place to hang out in the park. With many trails, it’s the place to see wildlife and fall’s many gorgeous colors.
Hanover, New Hampshire
New Hampshire has some incredible natural views, no matter what season you choose to visit — but fall is especially fantastic. Located along the Connecticut River, you’ll find the little town of Hanover. You’re going to love the fall foliage here.
Sure, you may think of ski season and snow when you think of Aspen, but this breathtaking destination offers impressive views in the fall, too. The beautiful fall leaves mixed with plenty of mountains make for the perfect photo opportunity.
Glacier National Park, Montana
You’ll be in for a treat when you see all the fall leaves at Glacier National Park in Montana. This is the perfect destination for outdoor adventurers as there are so many trails to hike. Plan to pack snacks if visiting in October as most concession services close in September.
Bar Harbor, Maine
Another must-see destination during autumn is Bar Harbor, Maine. As you make your way around the area on the Acadia Byway, you’ll see the colors on full display. Spend some time at Acadia National Park to see the colors of the leaves up close.
The Catskills, New York
The Catskills is the perfect city escape for those who live in NYC and want some relaxing outdoor time. This is another amazing spot to see incredible fall foliage amongst the mountains, lakes, and trees.
Sunderland is a charming New England town, and it delights during the fall season. You’ll appreciate the spectacular array of colors found on all of the trees. While visiting, Sugarloaf Mountain is a great place to go to do some hiking.
Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming
Yet another park that will offer the perfect view for fall foliage is Grand Teton National Park. The Teton Range mountains set as a backdrop and yellow and orange leaves of the trees add a pop of color that is truly picturesque.
These are some of our top spots to see the beautiful fall leaves in all their glor.! Enjoy all that the autumn season has to offer and be sure to soak up the breathtaking fall foliage.