Take This Gorgeous Fall Foliage Road Trip To See Pennsylvania Like Never Before

Autumn’s rustic colors are splashed across the landscape like an artist’s masterpiece, making it the ideal time for a road trip. Pack your bags because this autumn road trip will take you across the state to see some of the most beautiful and best fall foliage in Pennsylvania.

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Embark on this road trip to the best fall foliage in Pennsylvania. Then, if you want someone else to do the driving for a change of pace, climb aboard this train for a one-of-a-kind fall experience.

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Best Fall Foliage In Pennsylvania

August 08, 2019

What is the best time to see peak fall foliage in Pennsylvania?

Fall colors in Pennsylvania last longer than just about anywhere else in the United States. Pennsylvania’s varied terrain, in fact, boasts more than 134 different types of trees, promising some of the best fall foliage in the country.  Peak fall foliage in Pennsylvania usually occurs around mid-October. However, you’ll have plenty of time to enjoy the Pennsylvania landscape drenched in the vibrant colors of fall leading up to the peak fall foliage.

Where are the best places in Pennsylvania to see fall foliage?

You’ll discover countless places to view the fall colors in Pennsylvania. One of the top places, arguably, to see the fall foliage in Pennsylvania is Leonard Harrison State Park or Colton Point State Park, both of which offer sweeping views of Pine Creek Gorge. Drive through Allegheny National Forest for more spectacular fall colors; and watch the elk roam against the backdrop of sensational fall foliage in Benezette. Other popular spots to see the best fall colors in Pennsylvania include Cherry Springs State Park, Mount Davis, and Kinzua Bridge State Park.

What are the best Pennsylvania hikes to take in the fall?

Fall’s the perfect time to go hiking in Pennsylvania. Embark on Lakeside Trail at Hills Creek State Park in Tioga County, Double Run Nature Trail at Worlds End State Park in Forksville, or Turkey Path at Leonard Harrison State Park in Wellsboro for sensational views of the Pennsylvania fall foliage.

If you can’t hike to see the fall colors, consider boarding one the of the fall foliage trains in Pennsylvania. Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway in Jim Thorpe, Oil Creek & Titusville Railroad in Titusville, and Everett Railroad in Hollidaysburg all offer memorable fall train rides.