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25 Photos That Prove New England is Most Beautiful in Fall

Picture of Christopher Crosby
Updated: 27 October 2017
New England’s notoriety for bleak winters follows an incredible (and photogenic) fall, when trees become an artist’s palette and the mornings become crisp and cool. Don’t take our word for it: These photos show why New England is best seen in autumn.

Winter’s ski slopes make stunning fall photos.

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New England Fall Foliage | © Anthony Quintano/Flickr

The town of Stowe in Vermont is a pretty village nestled near the mountains.

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Fall foliage in Stowe | © Anthony Quintano/Flickr

Portland Head Lighthouse is one of the most iconic shots in New England.

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Portland Head Lighthouse | © Anthony Quintano/Flickr

New Hampshire features some of New England’s most spectacular colors.

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Sugar Hill, New Hampshire | © Anthony Quintano/Flickr

Grafton Notch, between Maine and New Hampshire, is not only fun to hike: it’s a photographer’s dream.

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Grafton Notch, Maine | © Andy Thrasher/Flickr

New England can have an otherworldly quality to it come fall.

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Fall daydream | © Jack Flanagan/Flickr

Fall trees reflect beautifully off the water near the outlet of the Kennebec River in Maine…

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Winnegance, Maine | © Paul VanDerWerf/Flickr

…and here, near Gulf Hagas in Maine.

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Fall foliage near Gulf Hagas | © Benjamin SB/Flickr

Vermont’s valleys and small towns are gorgeous come fall.

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Vermont fall foliage | © Kimberly Vardeman/Flickr

Fall can feel magical, especially off-the-beaten-track, in areas like Waterbury, Vermont.

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In the woods outside Waterbury Vermont | © Céline Colin/Flickr

New England’s rural retreats, like Eden, Vermont, explode with color during fall.

Get lost in the fall wilderness in Marlboro, Vermont.

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River in the Mist | © Tony Higsett/Flickr

Farmhouses like this one in Pownal, Vermont, are perfectly backdropped by a mosaic of trees.

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Farmhouse in Pownal, Vermont | © Peter Rintels/Flickr

Morning light on this tiny island in the Androscoggin River in Sagadahoc, Maine, shows off fall’s red colors.

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Sagadahoc, Maine | © Paul VanDerWerf/Flickr

In fact, Vermont’s farms and foliage are showstoppers, such as this red barn in Stowe.

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Fall Foliage in Stowe, Vermont | © Patrick/Flickr

Leaf peeping in places like beautiful Sugar Hill, New Hampshire, is easy…

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Sugar Hill New Hampshire | © Anthony Quintano/Flickr

…made easier when Mt. Washington backdrops your photos.

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Mt. Washington | © Yngve Roennike/Flickr

Trees near bodies of water, like this stream in Gilsum, New Hampshire, turn sooner than others.

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Fall foliage in Gilsum, New Hampshire | © Anthony Quintano/Flickr

Traveling through New England can transport you back in time…

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Steam Locomotive on Mount Washington Cog Railway | © David Brossard/Flickr

…and leave you stunned by the destination.

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Echo Lake in the White Mountains of New Hampshire | © Anthony Quintano/Flickr

Almost any setting is made beautiful by changing leaves.

Urban life isn’t so bad either…

…especially if you take time to visit the parks, including New England’s oldest, at the Boston Common.

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Boston Common | © Wikimedia Commons

But the best way to see the stunning fall colors? A good old fashioned roadtrip!

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