Fall Towns: Where To Go For Foliage And Charm

Fall is a season filled with beauty. Leaves change from green to a variety of reds, yellows and oranges and temperatures drop, creating the perfect time to walk along scenic hiking trails in national parks or check out new places. These towns, in particular, become magical during autumn.

Portland, Oregon

A canopy of golden fall foliage drapes over a walkway in Laurelhurst Park during autumn in Portland, Oregon.

Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

Looking up the Potomac River to the Lower Township of Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, at sunrise in the fall.

Breckenridge, Colorado

Looking down on the amazing mountain town of Breckenridge, Colorado, during the fall.

Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

There is colorful fall foliage that can be seen near the beautiful lake town of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.

Galena, Illinois

Bright orange leaves hang off the trees in Galena, Illinois.

West Stockbridge, Massachusetts

This beautiful fall foliage spot is near West Stockbridge Congregational Church in West Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Gorgeous fall colors can be spotted above the cityscape of Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

Stowe, Vermont

Take a fall day trip to experience the stunning fall foliage behind a rural Vermont church in Stowe, Vermont.

Marquette, Michigan

Fall colors surround a small-yet-picturesque bridge in Marquette County, Michigan.

Kennebunkport, Maine

Colorful fall foliage near a beautiful lake in Kennebunkport, Maine.

Kent, Connecticut

You can surround yourself with beautiful fall foliage near this woodsy spot in Macedonia Falls State Park in Kent, Connecticut.

Lake Placid, New York

Autumn in Lake Placid, New York, a village near the majestic Adirondack Mountains.

Crested Butte, Colorado

Beautiful aspen trees glow with bright yellow leaves and cover the mountainside in Crested Butte, Colorado, a great place to catch a sunset.

Lenox, Massachusetts

Fall colors surround a cemetery and small church in Lenox, Massachusetts.

Woodstock, New York

Soft morning light hits a birch tree with fall leaves on the shore of Cooper Lake, a beautiful photo spot near Woodstock, New York.

Mount Shasta, California

Bright fall colors contrast with Black Butte, a satellite volcano peak, in Mount Shasta, California.

Laconia, New Hampshire

Autumn brings a burst of colorful leaves for Laconia, New Hampshire.

Boone, North Carolina

Fall leaves and trees bring beautiful colors along the Blue Ridge Parkway near Boone, North Carolina.

Newport, Rhode Island

The landmark Trinity Church in Newport, Rhode Island's Queen Anne Square in late autumn.

Davenport, Iowa

Fall foliage leads down the stairway into the town of Davenport, Iowa.

Taos, New Mexico

Autumn colors along the Rio Grande outside of Taos, New Mexico. Fall foliage can be absolutely stunning.