Fall foliage in Maine
Trailing off from Maine's soft summer heat comes autumn, the season many consider the state's most enchanting.
From blazing crimson, gold and tangerine leaves, to blushing Macintosh apples and plump pumpkins,
Maine glows from top to bottom in autumn. Coming alive in crisp, clear days, all of Maine is vibrant, and many
visitors come to enjoy special events while taking in the brilliant scenery.
'Tis the season for leaf peepers, and
it's no wonder that they come.
Maine boasts some of the most dramatic leaf colors in New England, their fiery
colors contrasting brilliantly with the cobalt blue backdrop of the state’s many lakes and miles of rugged
There's a cornucopia of sights, sounds, aromas and tastes -and plenty of exciting activities
to experience throughout Maine, all the way north to Aroostook County and south to Kittery and the southern
Crisp, clear days provide perfect visibility for the annual spectacular fall foliage display that colorfully
sweeps over the state in September and October.
Maine is the most heavily forested state in the nation and offers more than 50 species of trees.
There's an unlimited list of trips to plan, places to explore and off-the-beaten-path discoveries to come upon.
Maine offers more than 30 state parks for hiking, biking and camping enthusiasts.
Explore the hills, rivers,
lakes and coastline as the leaves work their colorful magic.
Autumn in Maine is a time to stimulate the senses and enjoy a change: A change in season and a change in time.