Autumn in Vermont

Vermont fall foliage is one of New England’s best attractions every year. 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. Vermont fall foliage blazes with yellow sugar maples along scenic byways. Much of the brilliant red, orange, and gold color is from native sugar maples, which are abundant in Vermont.

Looking for some fun things to see and do in Vermont this fall? Here are some places for you to see. From highways to byways and along the way you’ll take in farms, forests, iconic covered bridges, mountain lakes, and communities painted with local color and eclectic culture.

Vermont is perfect for touring by car or motorcycle. Vermont’s scenic routes offer sweeping forest and farmland vistas, quaint villages, and quiet country roads.
If you’re visiting Vermont for the fall foliage, here are a number of recommended scenic fall drives in Vermont

Vermont’s covered bridges typify the beauty and grace of simple structures. Covered bridges in Vermont are not only beautiful, they’re functional. Few historic landmarks conjure a finer kind of nostalgia than covered bridges on country roads. Below is a list to some of these covered bridges in Vermont.

Pictures of Autumn in Vermont taken all through the state, from the beginning of Foliage Season to Stick Season.

Autumn in Vermont Festivals.

Whether you are touring the state on a scenic byway, or enjoying a crisp autumn hike outdoors, almost 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 is a variety of festivals, events, and activities that help celebrate the season.

Where’s the best Vermont fall foliage right now? Our live fall foliage map lets fall-foliage fans report and track the evolution of autumn color in Vermont.