Topic: Fall

The Top 25 Foliage Towns in New England

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Thomas Schoeller

We chose 14 categories we felt best defined a great fall outing: color, scenery, vistas, water reflections, drives, hikes, culture, farmers market, orchards, parks, covered bridges, being away from crowds, shopping, food and lodging. We then gave a score from 1-5 for each. Using hard data, opinion and lots of travel time we have (for the first time!) gone out on a limb. Here are the best foliage towns in New England. (Note that because of ties there are only 13 final places.) Each town is worth a visit.

For the full story which explains the methodology used in selecting the towns, and what to do when you visit, order a copy of Yankee’s September/October issue, in our online store.


View the Top 25 Foliage Towns Slide Show on YankeeFoliage.com

  • I can’t believe that the summit house on skinner mountain in hadley ma is not one of the top 5 it has a 360degree view of the ct river valley. it should be #1


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