Fall Foliage Favorites

One of the best things about living in Massachusetts is the annual autumn kaleidoscope of color.  There are a few factors that can influence the timing and vibrancy of fall foliage, but mid-October tends to be your best bet for peak leaf-peeping.  If you’re planning a foliage trip, here are a few of my favorite spots in the beautiful Bay State:

The Berkshires are a mountain range in western Massachusetts, dotted with villages and towns.  The area boasts a vibrant theatre scene and hiking options for all levels of interest and ability.



Olde Sturbridge Village is a living history museum in central Massachusetts, set in the 1830s.  Actors show what rural life was like between the American founding and the Industrial Revolution.


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Walden Pond, best remembered as Henry David Thoreau‘s two-year home base in Concord, is now a popular park for hiking, kayaking, swimming, or good old-fashioned catching up on your thinking.


Boston, known for its history and its Harbor, is a great city for walking, from museum to museum, and park to park.



For the latest prediction of where color will peak when, check out Yankee magazine’s Peak Fall Foliage Map.


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