Fall For Vermont

Change Is In The Air

The beauty and splendor of a Vermont autumn has attained mythical status when it comes to sightseeing, atmosphere and must-do adventures. 

With forests covering three-quarters of our state, and the highest percentage of vibrant maple trees in the country, Vermont explodes with colors once the leaves start to turn. Whether you are touring the state on a scenic byway, or enjoying a crisp autumn hike outdoors, everywhere you look in Vermont during the fall months is alive with bursting reds, oranges and yellows. 

Adding to the natural beauty of autumn in Vermont are a variety of festivals, events and activities that help celebrate the season. Harvesting fruits and vegetables, visiting farms, pumpkin patches and corn mazes, and game hunting are among the host of ways to enjoy the outdoors that make this such a special time of year.
Fall Foliage on a Vermont back road
View over Smugglers Notch during peak foliage

Fall Foliage Report - 10.22.20

Keep up with Vermont's changing foliage with the latest report from the state’s foresters about where to find fall color.

Fall Foliage tree line, Gregg Hill Farm

Foliage Forecaster

The Forecaster can give you an idea of when and where leaves typically start changing color in the fall to give your best shot at peeping the peak.

Fall aerial view over road in Marlboro, Vermont

Vermont by Road

Vermont’s 10 federally designated scenic byways will help you navigate the state and get the most out of your trip, helping you discover more.

Tamarack Trees in Fall Hike

Outdoor Recreation

Vermont's outdoors remains a top destination for all ages. Here are tips to stay safe outdoors during this public health emergency.

The Muse at Southern Vermont Arts Center in Manchester, VT.

Fall, Arts and Nature

Fall is the perfect backdrop for art. Here are ten Vermont regions with scenic drives and an abundance of arts and outdoors to explore.

Stowe Vermont Church Overlook During Fall

What to Do

Vermont’s downtowns are home to unique shopping, history and art in beautiful surroundings. Plan your trip with our directory.


Vermont's landscapes change by the day when the first leaves start to turn. Explore the season with this selection of videos, then plan your trip to see the sights in person.