June 15, 2024


Two are in Massachusetts.

View of Mount Mansfield, the best peak in Vermont, from Stowe. Stephen Goodhue / VermontVacation.com

New England’s foliage is world famend, so we’re not shocked that greater than a dozen regional locations have been named among the many prime locations for leaf peeping nationwide by Nation Dwelling.

  • 30 issues to do in Mass., one for day by day in September

The publication launched an inventory of 55 of one of the best fall cities within the U.S. for foliage, calling them “essentially the most beautiful spots in America for leaf peeping.”

The next 15 New England locations made the record:

  • Massachusetts: Pioneer Valley and Lenox
  • New Hampshire: Jefferson and Sugar Hill
  • Maine: Camden, Kennebunkport, and Bar Harbor
  • Rhode Island: Bristol and Charlestown
  • Connecticut: Kent and Mystic
  • Vermont: Montpelier, Stowe, Manchester, and Woodstock

Mount Sugarloaf is a superb place to see beautiful colours in Massachusetts’ Pioneer Valley, based on the publication, and Lenox boasts loads of climbing and biking paths for “final mountain leaf peeping.”

New Hampshire’s Jefferson has “spectacular surroundings and vibrant colours,” and Sugar Hill is known as for its abundance of sugar maples, the publication wrote.

Camden Hills State Park in Camden, Maine. – Robert F. Bukaty / AP

In Maine’s Camden, leaf peepers can take pleasure in coloration “the place the mountains meet the ocean,” and Kennebunkport’s “quaint” outlets and inns make it the right place for a fall getaway, wrote Nation Dwelling. In the meantime, Bar Harbor, the gateway to Acadia Nationwide Park, is “charming in its personal proper, with colourful storefronts lining Foremost Road.”

Guests in Bristol, R.I., can go leaf peeping amongst historic structure, Nation Dwelling wrote, and in Charlestown, there’s nice coloration within the timber at Burlingame State Park and Ninigret Park.

Connecticut’s Kent has “old school appeal” with fairly views at Macedonia Brook State Park, whereas Mystic is filled with fall actions equivalent to pumpkin carving and parades, based on the publication.

Lastly, in Vermont, Montpelier is “bursting with small-town appeal” within the fall, Stowe sports activities “good coloration,” Manchester — on the foot of Mount Equinox — has an abundance of colourful leaves, and in Woodstock guests can have fall enjoyable at Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller Nationwide Historic Park and Woodstock Farmer’s Market, based on the publication.

Take a look at the record of 55 of one of the best fall cities within the U.S. for foliage.