From the forested mountains to the picturesque covered bridges that sit below them, New Hampshire’s landscapes create ideal settings for fall adventures.
5 Amazing Places to See Fall Colors in New Hampshire
The place to see the glory of the White Mountains in the fall.
The Kancamagus Highway
"This is one of the most popular spots to view the changing colors for good reason. Not only is the drive itself jaw-dropping, but there are also several spots to pull off along the scenic byway in case you want to take some photos or walk between the trees." Sarah Lamagna
See New Hampshire’s fall foliage reflect on a bright blue lake.
"The reflections of the yellow, orange, and red hues doubles the fall foliage viewing (and makes for fantastic photos). If you head out early in the morning, the lake will be as smooth as glass and create a mirror image of the surrounding hills." Sarah Lamagna
Get the highest possible view of the surrounding fall colors in New Hampshire and beyond.
"Mount Washington stands at 6,288 feet above sea level and is the tallest mountain in the northeast. On a clear day, the view from the top seems endless and is especially stunning in autumn. But the tricky part is actually finding a clear day." Sarah Lamagna
Head up to the Great North Woods if you want the best chance at seeing some wildlife while also avoiding the crowds.
"The route along Moose Alley starts in Gorham on Route 16 and heads north towards Errol. Throughout the route, you’ll pass through several state parks, a scenic area, and a national wildlife refuge." Sarah Lamagna
See fall foliage in New Hampshire by air without renting a helicopter.
"Cannon Mountain is one of New Hampshire’s 48 4Kers (peaks more than 4,000 feet above sea level). Not everyone has the ability to hike up the mountain on their own two feet, but you can get up to the top via an aerial tramway." Sarah Lamagna