8 Where To See The Best Fall Foliage In October

By Seeker Editors @seeker

One thing these breathtaking destinations all have in common is idyllic fall landscapes painted in warm hues and crisp cool air in October. We are gearing up for leaf viewing this season, and these are our must-see October fall foliage spots. For scenic drives through stunning shades of ruby red and vermillion, mouthwatering wine at rich vineyards soaked in autumn tones, and seaside views with leafy landscapes, these are your go-to fall destinations for October.

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Where To See The Best Fall Foliage In October Places

  • Napa Valley
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      As a rich harvest season approaches, the gorgeous natural hues of the vineyards transform into rich autumn shades. Enjoy fine wine, gourmet food, and breathtaking natural scenery at this California destination.

  • Cape Cod
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      Scenic routes and prime autumn shades, Cape Cod is downright stunning in the fall, with plentiful trees bursting in red and orange and fresh autumn air. Enjoy picturesque trails, tours, and endless views at this quaint seaside getaway.

  • Brooklyn Botanic Garden
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      There is nowhere like New York in the fall, as a cool air seeps into the city that never sleeps leaves transform into brilliant, rich hues of gold and red. Explore the sprawling Brooklyn Botanical Gardens for a breath of fresh air away from the busty city, and endless fall views.

  • Taos
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      Golden Aspen trees combined with scenic train rides and other fall excursions, Taos gleams in rich colors every October. Warm days and cool nights, the idyllic temperature combined with picturesque views tucked away in New Mexico makes Taos one of the more underrated fall destinations in the country.

  • Pocono Mountains
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      Enjoy oak forests that hit peak color in mid-October, Pennsylvania’s famous Pocono Mountains are a lush landscape waiting to be explored. With crisp leaves dyed all shades of cozy fall, from golden yellow to cranberry red, the Poconos is easily one of the most gorgeous destinations on the east coast for stunning fall scenery.

  • Adirondack Mountains
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      Mountainbike, hike, canoe, and climb amongst trees bursting in vibrant hues of autumn at this outdoorsy spot. The Adirondack Mountains feature acres of untouched beauty, campgrounds, and adventure, and fall is easily one of the best times to embrace the gorgeous landscape.

  • White Mountains
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      Travelers from across the globe flock to the White Mountains for glimmering fall hues of orange, red, and yellow throughout September and October. Enjoy crisp air, sightseeing tours, nature hikes, and scenic drives alongside ethereal landscapes painted in warm autumn shades at this secluded New Hampshire getaway.

  • The Berkshires
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      Fall is peak foliage time in The Berkshires, trees are gleaming in fiery hues throughout the entire month. Lush rolling hills, gorgeous hiking trails, scenic drives, and autumn tours- make the most of the season at this picturesque New England destination.

  • Napa Valley

    As a rich harvest season approaches, the gorgeous natural hues of the vineyards transform into rich autumn shades. Enjoy fine wine, gourmet food, and breathtaking natural scenery at this California destination.

    September 27, 2021
  • Cape Cod

    Scenic routes and prime autumn shades, Cape Cod is downright stunning in the fall, with plentiful trees bursting in red and orange and fresh autumn air. Enjoy picturesque trails, tours, and endless views at this quaint seaside getaway.

    September 27, 2021
  • Brooklyn Botanic Garden

    There is nowhere like New York in the fall, as a cool air seeps into the city that never sleeps leaves transform into brilliant, rich hues of gold and red. Explore the sprawling Brooklyn Botanical Gardens for a breath of fresh air away from the busty city, and endless fall views.

    September 27, 2021
  • Taos

    Golden Aspen trees combined with scenic train rides and other fall excursions, Taos gleams in rich colors every October. Warm days and cool nights, the idyllic temperature combined with picturesque views tucked away in New Mexico makes Taos one of the more underrated fall destinations in the country.

    September 27, 2021
  • Pocono Mountains

    Enjoy oak forests that hit peak color in mid-October, Pennsylvania’s famous Pocono Mountains are a lush landscape waiting to be explored. With crisp leaves dyed all shades of cozy fall, from golden yellow to cranberry red, the Poconos is easily one of the most gorgeous destinations on the east coast for stunning fall scenery.

    September 27, 2021
  • Adirondack Mountains

    Mountainbike, hike, canoe, and climb amongst trees bursting in vibrant hues of autumn at this outdoorsy spot. The Adirondack Mountains feature acres of untouched beauty, campgrounds, and adventure, and fall is easily one of the best times to embrace the gorgeous landscape.

    September 27, 2021
  • White Mountains

    Travelers from across the globe flock to the White Mountains for glimmering fall hues of orange, red, and yellow throughout September and October. Enjoy crisp air, sightseeing tours, nature hikes, and scenic drives alongside ethereal landscapes painted in warm autumn shades at this secluded New Hampshire getaway.

    September 27, 2021
  • The Berkshires

    Fall is peak foliage time in The Berkshires, trees are gleaming in fiery hues throughout the entire month. Lush rolling hills, gorgeous hiking trails, scenic drives, and autumn tours- make the most of the season at this picturesque New England destination.

    September 27, 2021