Autumn in Vermont is alive with bursting reds, oranges and yellows. Once the leaves turn, this state explodes with colours. This state has the highest percentage of vibrant maple trees in the USA. Three-quarters of the state of Vermont are tree-covered. Everywhere you look in Vermont during the fall is bursting with colour, whether you are touring a scenic byway or enjoying a crisp hike outdoors.
During autumn in Vermont, there are various festivals, events and activities that help celebrate the season. At this particular time of the year, there are multiple activities to enjoy. You can harvest fruits & vegetables, visit farms, game hunting, pumpkin patches and corn mazes.
Vermont has 10 designated scenic byways to help you navigate the state to get the most out of your trip. The state’s outdoor recreation opportunities are endless as well. Vermont Scenic Byways
Autumn in Vermont is a great time to take in many art expositions. This state has ten regions with an abundance of arts and outdoors to explore.
Route 100 stretching from Massachusetts to the Canadian border is the most famous drive in Vermont. The “Skiers’ Highway” is 146 mi (234 km) long. This byway passes the scenic Green Mountains, waterfalls, and scenic bridges. The Mad River Valley in the northern reaches of this highway is an autumn treasure.
Route 7 is an alternative highway to take. Along route 7, you will come across Pownal, Manchester, and Burlington, major foliage viewing areas. Also, Dorset is a small charming town to explore.
You can also take Route 2 that goes all the way to Maine. Lake Champlain is divine with fall colours. Also worth checking out is Burlington’s Ethan Allen Park and Danville’s Great Vermont Corn Maze.