When summer nights get shorter and cooler, and the air turns crisp, we all know it’s time to start planning a fall foliage trip.
The most colorful of seasons may come every year, but that doesn’t keep us from being in awe of its beauty every single time. But while the invasion of colors happens mostly everywhere in North America (Sorry, Florida, Hawaii and Mexico), it’d be an outright lie to say that the intensity of it is equally spread. This is why choosing the right spot is so crucial.
Do you want a relaxing retreat full of hiking and fresh air? Are your kids already excited to gorge on caramel apples and pumpkin pie? Or would an urban escapade suit your cosmopolitan needs better? No matter what you’re looking for, there’s a autumnal standout for you.
Some of the following hand-picked destinations are well known, while others are more suited for off-the-beaten-path types. But they all hold the promise of symphonies of color and apple cider galore.