There is something so beautiful and mysterious about the fall season… As the leaves transition in color and sprout to life in captivating shades of red, orange, and yellow, the crisp autumn air turns cool and refreshing, and the skies are painted in beautiful shades of pink, it’s the perfect time to take out your camera and capture some jaw-dropping photos… And how about doing it all from one of the world’s most dazzling destinations?
To help you get inspired for your next fall-tacular vacation, we’ve come up with a list of the top places to see fall foliage this year. Keep reading to find out where they are and what makes them so breathtaking!
From early October through mid-November, Atlanta is blooming with mesmerizing fall foliage from park to park. Piedmont Park is a wonderful place to see vibrant shades of orange, which you can peacefully take in as you meander through the trails. You can even purchase produce from local vendors in the market on Saturday mornings!
If you’re searching for somewhere new to experience autumn’s kaleidoscope of colors, America’s Walking City has plenty to offer. In Boston, you can explore the Public Garden, where you will find various unique species transitioning in color! The fountains and pond, where you can enjoy a lovely swan ride, are also famous attractions to see – right in the heart of the city.
The Windy City is known for many things, from theater to sports, but it is also a pretty place to get in touch with nature. While the Chicago Botanic Garden is a wonderful site to visit any time of year, it is particularly impressive in the fall – when events like the spectacular lightscape, Fine Art of Fiber, and photography classes take place in Chicago!
The magnificent city of Kyoto, otherwise known as the City of Temples, is teeming with beauty and will take you on a blast into the past. The Tofukuji Temple is an extraordinary choice for fall foliage adventures in the second half of November! You can also see the beauty of autumn from the Kitano Tenmangu Shrine or Kyoto Goen.
We recommend visiting Switzerland, where you will find some of nature’s finest creations… Make your way down the Uetliberg Panorama to uncover scenic panoramic views of Zurich painted in brilliant shades of yellow, orange, and red, or explore the gorgeous Sihl River Path, as you follow the river to see the best fall foliage.
Circling back to the US, Vermont is an exciting state to explore – but not only during the winter! In the charming city of Burlington, situated on the shores of Lake Champlain, you can find gorgeous foliage at Ethan Allen Park. Another recommendation would be taking a trip to Stowe, a fairytale town with incredibly picturesque scenery.
So there you have it – some of our top recommendations for places to see fall foliage this autumn. Which ones will you be visiting to see these ethereal shades of the season for yourself?
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