Cupid's Pulse Article: Travel Tips: 6 Best Spots for Fall FoliageCupid's Pulse Article: Travel Tips: 6 Best Spots for Fall Foliage

By Emily Green

We are officially in the thick of the fall season, and what could be better than taking in nature and the beautiful fall foliage all around? While not every place around the globe has the best fall foliage, there are so many places where you and your friends or significant other can spend some time and check out nature and all it has to offer. Check out some of these vacation destinations that will be sure to keep you in the fall mood:

If you’re looking for great places for fall foliage, look no further! Check out these travel tips on where to find the best fall foliage this season:

Taking a trip to see some fall foliage is the perfect weekend getaway with friends or loved ones! Whether in the mountains or in the suburbs, nothing can beat those beautiful fall colors. Check out some of Cupid’s favorite spots for fall foliage:

1. New York City: Despite the fact that the city goes on for miles, the sky high views the city provides gives us beautiful views of the nature in the city, Long Island and the Hudson Valley. Views from the Empire State Building will give you picturesque scenes that you will want to remember for a lifetime.

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2. The Catskill Mountains: If you’re looking to hike through beautiful fall scenery, the Catskill Mountains is the place for you. With numerous trails, some leading to high cascading waterfalls, you’ll be able to see amazing views of the Hudson Valley all around you, no matter where you go.

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3. Albany, New York: Upstate New York is full of beautiful scenery, many instances of which can be found in Albany. The Empire State Plaza in Albany is a perfect place to find great views of the Helderbergs and Catskills, with views from the observation deck at the 42-story Corning Tower. The views will be sure to take your breath away, and leave you wanting to come back for more!

4. The Adirondacks: Full of many forests with beautiful hiking trails, the Adirondacks is a wonderful place to take beautiful fall photos with your friends or significant other. Whether there for just a day or a weekend trip, there are numerous places to enjoy picturesque fall foliage you cannot find anywhere else.

5. Bear Mountain, New York: This state park has some of the most beautiful fall foliage that’s within a close distance to the city. Driving through the park, one can find the beautiful red tipped trees that will be sure to relax you and get ready for the rest of the fall season.

6. Planting Fields Arboretum: If you’re looking for a great day trip to see fall foliage, the Planting Fields Arboretum in Nassau County, New York is the perfect place. A 400-acre state historical park with rolling hills, amazing gardens, nature walks and much more, the Planting Fields Arboretum is a great place to get into the fall season.

What are some other great places to find fall foliage? Let us know in the comments below!