Legendary Fall Foliage

Vermont's Fall Views Are Unforgettable

Vermont's fall foliage is world-renowned for its beauty and richness of color. Our state is among the most heavily forested in the U.S., and maple trees make up significant pieces of our woods, so when their leaves begin to turn from green to red, orange and yellow, the landscapes become breathtaking works of art. Planning a fall foliage trip to Vermont? You'll be glad you did. Check out our foliage season tips as you plan so once you get here, you can focus on the scenery. Advance reservations are strongly recommended during the foliage season, especially for the busy weekends from late September through mid-October.
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.

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.

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.

Fall foliage on a vermont road

Scenic Drives

Get cozy in your car and settle in for a beautiful drive through Vermont's historic downtowns, quaint roadside stops and scenic vistas. Check out our suggestions for fun, scenic driving tours around Vermont.

Official Vermont Vacation Guide Summer 2020

Free Vermont Vacation Guide

Also available online, the Vermont Vacation Guide is filled with insider info to steer your Vermont visit in the right direction.

Cycling along Lake Willoughby in Westmore, Vermont. Photo Credit: Tour de Kingdom by Kingdom Games.


There are many ways to get to Vermont, from hopping a flight to a good old-fashioned road trip. Learn more about how to get to Vermont and plan your trip.