The smell of pumpkin spice lattes and Hocus Pocus 2 trending online must mean one thing — Fall is here! Autumn is the perfect time to get cozy, slow down, and reflect on past seasons. 

Watching the leaves change color and fall is a sweet symbolic reminder to let go. If you’ve been searching for the perfect place to see the most breathtaking fall foliage, visit one of these destinations below. 

Stowe, Vermont

Stowe, Vermont, is called the “Falls Color Capital,” and it’s easy to see why. The Autumn colors are vibrant and postcard perfect. There are plenty of ways to experience Stowe, from scenic road trips, guided tours, and hiking the various trails available. 

Taos, New Mexico

You might not think fall is beautiful in the Southwest deserts, but think again! New Mexico is not just hot all year round, but Taos, New Mexico. The pristine golden leaf’s takeover from September to early November. One of the best ways to experience the fall in Taos is to hop in the car and take the Enchanted Circle. This route is roughly 85 miles in circular locations and takes travelers through mountains and canyons. 


Aspen, Colorado

Colorado is known for breathtaking natural scenery and seeing the leaves change color and fall is no different. A few of the best places in Aspen to experience the fall foliage include Maroon Bells Scenic Area, Castle Creek Road and Smuggler Mountain, and of course, Aspen Mountain. 


The Poconos, Pennsylvania

A beautiful way to celebrate fall is visiting Poconos, Pennsylvania. The Poconos covers four counties and 2,400 square miles of northeast Pennsylvania. A few of the top places to experience the leaves are Camelback Mountain and Lakeside Leaves, and if you’re up for a road trip, then be sure to drive down Scenic Route 6 through the Northern Poconos.