A road through the autumn trees along the Northeast Kingdom.
Add These Beautiful Northeast Destinations To Your Fall Bucket List
Brattleboro is a charming and quirky little Vermont town that makes for a fun visit any time of year, but in autumn, it transforms into something truly magical.
Brattleboro, Vermont
Stroll down Main Street with fall in the air, the crunch of fallen leaves at your feet, and the picture-perfect sights of rolling hills of red and orange in the distance.
For a small town, Brattleboro has a good selection of cafes, restaurants, and antique shops. It's a book lover’s paradise with bookshops and an annual literary festival.
This state is too gorgeous to narrow down to one town, but the three counties in the top east corner offer countless examples of Vermont's natural beauty.
Northeast Kingdom, Vermont
There is a conglomerate of forests, wooded mountains, and picturesque lakes. Those passionate about the outdoors can take advantage of over 100 miles of trails.
Animal lovers must stop by Dog Mountain in St. Johnsbury, where dogs roam free with their humans and are honored with art, pet-friendly amenities, and even a chapel.
A river runs through this little town, with a bridge connecting the two halves, and a footpath crossing the river is the town's crown jewel.
Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts
Once a trolley bridge, the historic Bridge of Flowers is still mostly green in autumn. Its red and orange forest backdrop makes it seem like spring and fall coexist.
Fall is the perfect time to visit the Witch City of Salem, and aside from the natural beauty, there is a strong, swirling energy that makes everything magical.
Salem, Massachusetts
Goblins and ghouls, hordes of tourists dressed as witches, Halloween decorations, and a massive amount of pumpkins line the city's streets to celebrate the season.
This 50,000-acre park is extraordinary thanks to Maine's amazing coastline, rugged wilderness, changing colors, and unmatched sunsets.
Acadia National Park, Maine
September and October are also prime times to see the northern lights in Maine. Once night falls, green is the new orange as the world-famous phenomenon takes center stage.