The Best Times And Places To View Fall Foliage In Massachusetts

If you wish you knew when to expect brilliant fall foliage in your neighborhood, then listen up! This awesome interactive map from Smoky Mountains National Park will tell you. It’s no secret that autumn in Massachusetts is spectacular. The changing leaves provide the perfect backdrop for cider-drinking and hayrides. To find out when to see fall colors in Massachusetts and when the leaves near you will start turning, simply use the date slider at the bottom of the map to see how the leaves will look throughout the fall.

Alternately, just keep reading and we’ll sum it up for you.

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Unlike some states, Massachusetts will typically experience a huge wave of foliage color across the entire state at pretty much the same time for all areas. That means that the best place to see fall colors in Massachusetts is anywhere your heart desires.

Click here to use the interactive map yourself and learn more about when to see fall colors in Massachusetts.

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When To See Fall Colors In Massachusetts

September 13, 2019

What is there to do in Massachusetts in the fall?

There are so many things to do in fall in Massachusetts. Many would consider this time of year to be the best in our state as the heat of summer is gone but the frigid winter has yet to arrive. Our state is also blanketed in color, making it ideal to be outside. Massachusetts is a fall wonderland for activity and it’s a great time of year for a day trip. For a few ideas of the best day trips to take in Massachusetts in the fall, check out our previous article here.

Where can I see the best fall foliage in Massachusetts?

Sometimes the best place to see Massachusetts fall foliage is right outside your front door! Often times just a stroll down the street will make you appreciate the beauty of this season in our state. But if you’d like to venture out a bit, we have several suggestions. Try one of the 10 best places to see fall foliage, go on a fall foliage train ride, or head into nature on a fall hike.

Why should I visit Massachusetts in the fall?

If you’re not local to Massachusetts, fall is a great time to visit. There are scenic farms, Halloween events, lovely weather, and of course the incredible Massachusetts fall foliage. It may just be the best season to take a trip to Massachusetts. Once you’re here (or if you’re local), be sure to really get out and explore. If you need a few suggestions, try these fall foliage drives around our state, featured in a previous article here.