The Best Times And Places To View Fall Foliage In Florida
Although it could definitely be a little cooler, we’re starting to finally feel the onset of fall in (some parts of) the Sunshine State. Whether you’re planning a visit or you’re just a curious resident, the 2019 Fall Foliage Prediction Map from SmokyMountains.com is here to help. This handy guide helps you know when to see fall colors in Florida. Who’s ready for an autumn adventure?
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So basically, if you really want to see the leaves changing color in Florida, wait until mid to late November and explore some of our stunning state and county parks in North Florida. Torreya State Park in Bristol, for example, has an especially wonderful view from its scenic bluffs. Address: 2576 Northwest Torreya Park Road, Bristol, FL, 32321.
You can check out the peak fall foliage map for yourself here. There’s also some neat information on the science behind the changing and falling leaves. What’s your favorite place to see Florida fall foliage? Send us your photos!
Fall is the perfect time to go camping in Florida. The sweltering summers are over, and refreshing breezes whip across the state. For some truly spectacular nature views, pitch your tent along the Florida National Scenic Trail. You’ll love hiking along the shady trails and eating marshmallows around a bonfire. Autumn is also a great time to visit a local farmers’ market. The cooler weather brings a wealth of delicious crops, and local vendors are always eager to share their goods. Long & Scott Farms, located in Mount Dora, is a picturesque spot for shopping, sightseeing, and adventure.
Where can I see the best fall foliage in Florida?
Three Rivers State Park, located in Snead, is a stunning spot to view Florida fall foliage. The pine trees turn crimson colors, and the trails are pristine. Lake City, Florida is also known to have exquisite fall views. Bring your whole family along and take pictures along the gorgeous scenery.
Why should I visit Florida in the fall?
Fall is a lovely time to visit Florida because the weather is refreshing and cool. In addition to the festive pumpkin patches and farmers’ markets, Florida has several exciting fall festivals. One of the most popular events is the Mount Dora Craft Fair. This tiny town brings in about 250,000 visitors just for this one event. Over 400 vendors show off their goods, and it’s a fun time for everyone.