The best places to see fall foliage in the U.S.

UNESCO World Heritage Site Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a renowned fall color site. 

Fall leaf-peeping is popular in Aspen, Colorado, named after its dominant trees. See golden aspen leaves by driving via Independence

New York's Adirondack Mountains include diverse vegetation and several hiking trails. 

Oak, hickory, and maple trees in the Ozark Mountains create a stunning fall color palette. Visit Ozark National Forest for the greatest views.

Blue Ridge Parkway, NC/VA: A picturesque drive across the Blue Ridge Mountains, "America's Favorite Drive," offers endless fall foliage views.

The Upper Peninsula, Michigan: Hardwood forests make autumn colors spectacular. 

Columbia River valley, Oregon/Washington: Famous for its waterfalls, the valley has magnificent fall foliage.

The Berkshires, Massachusetts: Fall enhances this cultural and natural paradise. Visit Mount Greylock or drive Route 7 for scenery.

Shenandoah National Park, Virginia: Skyline Drive offers infinite views, and the park's various woodlands provide brilliant fall foliage.