Take A 2-Hour Drive Through New Jersey To See This Year’s Beautiful Fall Colors

Fall is nearly here and the leaves are already starting change in some areas. You’ll find vibrant reds, fiery oranges, and gorgeous golds all across New Jersey, though the foliage peaks at varying times across the state. Northwest New Jersey will offer the best show in mid-October, most of the state will peak in late-October, and Southeast New Jersey and shore regions will peak in early-November. The ideal time to take the foliage drive featured below is October 19 – November 9.

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You can swap the order of the stops, add additional stops, or explore the route further by viewing the map here.

Since this is meant to be an easy drive, it features destinations that aren’t too far apart. To discover some of the best fall foliage in North and Central Jersey, click here. They’re gorgeous in the autumn months! You can also discover some of the absolute best fall destinations in New Jersey here.