As the warm days of summer lead into the cool nights and brisk mornings of fall, there comes a time when that perfect combination of weather makes for spectacular scenery across many parts of the country.
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From late September through late November, you can take a trip to places from Maine to Minnesota and see the highways and byways dotted with brilliantly colored fall leaves in red, yellow, and orange.
But, if you really want to surround yourself with nature’s beauty, head off the highway and into the National Parks. There, you’ll be blown away with how incredible this season is.
Here are some of our favorites.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Tennessee and NC)
Covering the rolling hills and peaks of two states, you’ll find plenty of beautiful red and yellow hues exploring the backwoods trails of Great Smoky Mountains National Park