Vermont is a beautiful, scenic travel destination, but especially exciting in the fall when all the leaves are turning spectacular shades of gold, amber and red. Fall in Vermont provides visitors a wonderful opportunity to experience nature’s beauty at its fullest.
The beautiful foliage season in Vermont begins early to mid-September and extends into late October. During these months, nature presents a stunning display of brilliant colors. If you’re driving through the state, you’ll notice thousands of red maples that begin to change colors in early September, especially in the northern part of Vermont near the Canadian border. By late September, a vast array of colorful foliage can be seen throughout the state that lasts well into late October. The beauty of Vermont provides wonderful opportunities to explore nature. You can bike down open roads and trails, hike through spectacular forests, and visit Vermont apple orchards and farms.
Biking Through Vermont
Traveling through Vermont towns by bicycle offers an up-close view of nature. Vermont is full of scenic town roads and quiet biking trails where you can travel at your own pace and enjoy the scenery. If you’re up for a more rugged adventure, Vermont’s old logging trails and gravel roads offer mountain biking through beautiful meadows, forests, and abandoned granite quarries. There are numerous biking tours that offer planned biking adventures throughout the state.
Hiking Though Scenic Forests
There are numerous ways to enjoy hiking in Vermont. There are hundred of miles of quaint country lanes, quiet back roads, and recreation paths with park-like amenities. If you prefer warm weather, spring is the best time to hike through Vermont, but check first to make sure trails are open. Many trails close during the spring rainy season. If you like cooler weather and gorgeous scenery, fall back roads and hiking paths offer the perfect way to explore nature at its peak.
Apple Picking on a Farm
Vermont is famous for its apple orchards and beautiful farms. You can spend the day picking apples with family and friends or searching for picturesque Vermont farms for sale. What could be better than baking an apple pie with fresh apples that you picked right off the tree. There’s a variety of apple orchards and farms scattered throughout Vermont where you can pick apples, fruit, vegetables, and pumpkins. Many apple orchards even provide guests a cold glass of apple cider and cider donuts at the end of the day.