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New England Fall Foliage - Red Fall LeafWelcome to New England Fall Foliage Central at About.com!

Autumn's crisp chill and vibrant colorations provide the perfect backdrop for a visit to New England, and Kim Knox Beckius, your Guide to New England Travel, is back again for the 17th year in 2014 to provide you with comprehensive coverage of the New England region in all of its blazing fall foliage glory.

Bookmark this page or subscribe to the free About New England Travel newsletter for updates throughout 2014 as another fall foliage season approaches. You may also want to follow Foliage Central on Twitter for the latest fall foliage travel tips, deals and news. See you in the land of leaves!

Plan Ahead for the 2014 New England Fall Foliage Season

Need Help Planning Your Fall Foliage Trip?
Want to plan a visit to New England during the spectacular fall foliage season? At a bit of a loss as to where to start? Help is here! Subscribe now to my free, eight-week email course designed to walk you through what you need to consider and the steps you need to take to plan a memorable and fun New England fall foliage vacation.

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Lodgings for Leaf Peepers
Thousands of "leaf peepers" descend on New England each year for a glimpse of the blaze of foliage that is unparalleled anywhere in the world. Don't wait until the last minute to book your fall lodgings. Here's your guide to picturesque accommodations and special autumn packages.

5 Ways to Leaf Peep in New England Without a Car
Are you an urbanite or a visitor from overseas who doesn't own a car or perhaps doesn't even hold a valid driver's license? Here are five ways to see leaves in New England without a car.

Fall Day Trips From Boston
If you live in Boston or are visiting the city in the fall, here are some suggested fall day trips you can take by bus, or set out in your car for scenic autumn destinations within a two-hour drive of Boston, Massachusetts.

Litchfield Leaves - Connecticut Fall FoliageFall Foliage Driving Tours
New England's country roads beckon to city slickers throughout the year, but there's no more magnificent time for a drive than autumn. Here are some tours for exploring New England's winding highways, covered bridges and secluded spots.

Litchfield, Connecticut, is Lovely for Leaves
Historic Litchfield, Connecticut, in the northwestern part of the state makes an ideal home base for late season leaf peepers. Learn about the allure of Litchfield including scenic driving, hiking, biking, antiquing, wine tasting and more.

New England Fall Foliage Photos
Fall is New England's most picturesque time of year. When the foliage is ablaze, it's the perfect time for picture taking. Here is a collection of all of the wonderful fall pictures on this site. They're sure to inspire your fall foliage travel planning.

Free Fall Leaf Coloring Pages
If you're planning to take the kids on a New England road trip this fall, you'll definitely want to print these free fall leaf coloring pages to keep them amused.

New England Fall Leaf GraphicEssentials
Foliage Basics for Travelers

Fall FunNew England Fall Leaf Picture
Celebrate Autumn!

10 Free Fall Foliage Apps You Need
Want to know what's on my iPhone when I travel in New England in the fall? These 10 apps will enhance your leaf peeping, and they're all free!

It's Apple Harvest Time
Plan to pick your own apples during your New England autumn escape and then cook up one of more than 50 apple recipes from New England inns.

Why Do Leaves Change Color?
The science behind the scenery.

8 Best Places to See
Connecticut Fall Foliage

Why leave your leaf peeping to chance? Get out and explore Connecticut's eight best places to see autumn scenery as selected by the state's Bureau of Parks and Forests.

Top 10 Routes to View
Maine Fall Foliage

Tips from a native Mainer.

Leaf Peeping Tips from a Vermonter
Find Vermont's most scenic fall byways.

New England Wineries Guide
Autumn is the time to sample New England's grape harvest.

Spooktacular Salem
Autumn is a bewitching time for a visit to Salem, Massachusetts.

Go for the Gourd!
Pick pumpkins during your fall visit, then try some delicious pumpkin recipes from New England.

Foliage Fun!
Learn how to make a leaf rubbing, do some cyber-leaf peeping discover why leaves change color, more!

I'll Send You a Free Fall Leaf!
It's not the shirt off my back, but what other girl would send you the leaves from her travels? Here's how to request a genuine New England fall leaf--or a few for a classroom project.

Photographing Fall Foliage
This Q&A with professional Maine photographer Dale Stevens has terrific tips for preserving fall's finest in photographs.

Autumn Screensavers
Many are free!

Fall Foliage Photo Puzzles
I'll warn you, these puzzles are addictive!

Fall Foliage Projects for Kids
Traveling through New England with little ones this fall? Here are some fun fall crafts and projects for kids and adults alike to help you preserve colorful memories.

More New England Foliage Links
A state-by-state guide to some of the best fall foliage resources on the Net.


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