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Fall Foliage Driving Tours: Massachusetts

Scenic Fall Drives in Massachusetts


Autumn colors of New England
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Updated June 06, 2014
Massachusetts offers a bounty of options for leaf lovers looking to drive and explore. Here are some Massachusetts fall foliage driving tour ideas:

A Massachusetts Cranberry Bog Driving Tour
It's a colorful sight to behold when Massachusetts' largest cash crop is harvested each fall, and changing leaves add to the visual splendor. Follow these tips and directions to enjoy your own tour of Cranberry Country.

New England's First Scenic Drive: Mount Greylock and the Mohawk Trail
This scenic drive through the Berkshires of western Massachusetts is one of 30 scenic drives featured in my book, Backroads of New England. Read this book excerpt and plan a fall drive to the top of Mount Greylock and along New England's first official scenic road.

Berkshire Driving Tours
From the Mohawk Trail Association, here are five suggested driving tours in western Massachusetts that are perfect for any season, especially fall.

Classic Cape Cod Driving Tour
From National Geographic, this "drive of a lifetime" takes in practically all of the Cape. Use it to navigate your way to classic Cape Cod scenes if you're visiting in the fall.

Franklin County Driving Tour
This tour takes you through classic New England towns including Greenfield, Ashfield, Buckland, Shelburne Falls, South Deerfield and Deerfield.

Jacob's Ladder Trail
Jacob's Ladder Trail is the colorful nickname for U.S. Route 20 in Massachusetts, a hilly and picturesque alternative to the Mass Pike. It's also a National Scenic Byway.

Massachusetts Fall Foliage and Scenic Drives
Visit New England provides suggested scenic driving routes throughout Massachusetts, including drives in the Berkshires, along the south shore, in the Greater Boston area and more.

Massachusetts Foliage Driving Tour
From Yankee magazine, explore the hill towns of western Massachusetts on this two-day fall driving tour.

Suggested Fall Driving Routes in Massachusetts
From the Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism, here are suggested fall driving tours in Greater Boston, the Berkshires, Plymouth County, Cape Cod, more!

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