Your Autumn in New England Headquarters Since 1998
Welcome to New England 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 for Visitors, is back again for the tenth year in 2007 to provide you with comprehensive coverage of the New England region in all of its blazing glory.
Bookmark this page, and subscribe to the free About New England newsletter for updates throughout 2007 as we prepare for another fall foliage season. See you in the land of leaves!
Plan Ahead for Fall 2007!
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-day 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 fall foliage vacation in New England.
Lodgings for Leaf Peepers
Now's the time to start thinking fall if you're planning to join the thousands of "leaf peepers" who will descend on New England in 2006 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.
Mother Nature has a mind of her own, and predicting when fall foliage will "peak" is a crapshoot at best, but you can stack the odds in your favor. Here's how.
Fall 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.
Go West for Maine's Best Fall Foliage
Bethel, Maine, makes a great fall foliage home base for travelers seeking to experience all of the wonders of autumn in northern New England. Here is a guide to Bethel including lodging, dining, nearby scenic drives, local attractions, fall day trip ideas, fun fall festivals and events and other travel information for those who want to enjoy autumn in Maine's Western Lakes and Mountains region.
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.
Foliage Basics for Travelers
It's Apple Harvest Time
Plan to pick your own apples during your New England autumn escape and then cook up one of these more than 50 apple recipes from New England inns.
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.
Photographing Fall Foliage
This Q&A with professional photographer and Maine photo tour leader Dale Stevens has terrific tips for preserving fall's finest in photographs.
New England Wineries Guide
Autumn is the time to sample New England's grape harvest.
Autumn is a bewitching time for a visit to Salem, Massachusetts.
More New England Foliage Links
A state-by-state guide to some of the best fall foliage resources on the Net.
Go for the Gourd!
Pick pumpkins during your fall visit, then try some delicious pumpkin recipes from New England.
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.
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 from New England for Visitors
Looking for more New England travel information? Start with the New England for Visitors Home Page, where you'll find current features and links to the best of the Net for all of your travel planning needs.
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Leaf Graphics from Maine Foliage Clip Art by Debby Fowles.