New England is widely believed to have some of the best fall foliage in the world. So trying to pick the best places in New England to see the foliage can be an exercise in splitting hairs. Almost anywhere you go will reward you with displays of wonderful color. The stream through the woods . . . → Read More: New England’s Best Places for Fall Foliage
If you are looking for a unique way to take in fall foliage, look no further than one of New England’s many scenic railroads. While these scenic railroads all typically run from late spring through the fall, it is in the fall when the air gets brisk and the colors vivid that the scenic . . . → Read More: New England Scenic Railroads
Fall in Acadia National Park
In our quest for great fall foliage we sometimes tend to overlook the obvious. There is a large amount of federal public land in New England available for recreation and fall foliage viewing. For example, almost anywhere in Acadia National Park, the Green Mountain National Forest and the . . . → Read More: Federal Land, State Parks, and Conservation Land for Fall Foliage Viewing
Connecticut State Route 169
The State of Connecticut is home to two scenic byways that are part of the America’s Byways program from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The Connecticut Department of Transportation also has a Connecticut Scenic Roads Program. Many of these make for wonderful fall foliage drives.
National Scenic Byways in . . . → Read More: Connecticut Fall Foliage Drives
Connecticut River from Mount Sugerloaf
Massachusetts has part of the Connecticut River Scenic Byway of the America’s Byways Program as well as many state designated scenic byways that can make the basis for wonderful fall foliage drives. Many of these drives are easily accessible from Boston.
National Scenic Byways in Massachusetts Connecticut River . . . → Read More: Massachusetts Fall Foliage Drives
If you are looking for a wonderful fall foliage drive in Maine you need look no further than the four scenic byways of the National Scenic Byways program or the nine scenic byways of the Maine Byways Program. Along these byways you can view foliage in almost every part of the State of Maine . . . → Read More: Maine Fall Foliage Drives
The Lake Sunapee Scenic and Cultural Byway is a 25 mile route that borders the west side of Lake Sunapee along Routes 103 and 11 (See map below). This area is well known for its year-round recreational opportunities such as boating, biking and swimming in the warm weather, downhill and cross-country skiing, and ice-boating . . . → Read More: Lake Sunapee Scenic and Cultural Byway, New Hampshire
A designated New Hampshire Scenic and Cultural Byway, the Woodland Heritage Trail makes a 65 mile loop around the Jericho Mountain State Forest on routes 2, 3, 110, and 16 at the northern end of the White Mountain National Forest (see map below). On this drive you can take in New Hampshire’s wood products . . . → Read More: Woodland Heritage Trail, New Hampshire
The Moose Trail Path is one of New Hampshire’s Scenic and Cultural Byways. It starts just north of the White Mountains near Gorham and passes through the Great North Woods along Route 16, 26, and 3 to the border with Quebec (see map below). This is prime moose viewing country renowned for its wild, . . . → Read More: Moose Path Trail, New Hampshire
The River Heritage Trail is a designated New Hampshire Scenic and Cultural Byway. This is the drive for you if you are looking for the scenery of the White Mountains, farms, and the Connecticut River Valley traversing the southern area of the White Mountain National Forest. See here for a map of the River . . . → Read More: River Heritage Trail – New Hampshire