Get in the fall spirit with leaves of every color, crisp air, and stunning reflections on the water! We did the research for you and found the best 5 epic National Parks to visit in the fall.
1. Shenandoah National Park, Virginia
Now is the time to visit this park to see the peak of fall colors. Don’t forget to do the Skyline Drive and stop at the overlooks of Shenandoah Valley. You might even get lucky and spot a turkey roaming around!
2. Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee
Find over 100 species of native trees and fall leaves between October and November. The summer tourists are gone and red and orange fall hues are here! Make sure to drive on the part of the Blue Ridge Parkway and do the 11 mile loop of Cades Cove Loop Road.
3. Acadia National Park, Maine
Right now is the peak season to find autumn colors in Acadia National Park! Take a drive on the 27-mile scenic park loop road and be sure to check out the viewpoints along the way. We also recommend taking a walk down broken stone paths of the Carriage Roads.
4. Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming
Take a bike ride on one of the many scenic paths in Grand Teton National Park for some fall foliage, mountain views, and wildlife! Explore Jenny Lake and Jackson Lake to find beautiful fall reflections on the water.
5. Yosemite, California
Start planning your trip to Yosemite to see magical fall views from now through November. Drive Tiaga Road and Glacier Point Road and find yourself surrounded by yellow aspens! Lastly, we always suggest making a reservation to camp out for a few nights to get the full experience.