Take A Trip Down This Oklahoma River That Comes Alive With Fall Colors

Can you believe fall is right around the corner and beautiful autumn colors will change the whole look of our state in a few weeks? Sure, you can take a drive and see the foliage, but another cool way to enjoy its beauty is taking a trip down the Illinois River in Tahlequah. The weather will be lovely, the air will be fresh, and the leaves will boast breathtaking hues of red, orange, and yellow.

Take a look at this popular summer activity that comes alive in a whole new way with fall colors.

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Watch this beautiful fly-over video of the Illinois River in the fall to get an idea of the beauty you’ll see on your trip:

Have you taken a trip down the Illinois River during the fall months? If so, what did you think about it? For more information on rentals, visit Elephant Rock or Arrowhead-Thunderbird Resort.

Another great way to see the fall colors in Oklahoma is a drive along the Talimena Scenic Drive in southern Oklahoma. Click here to get all the details.