From mid September to early October, Colorado transforms into a large ocean of golden leaves — and it’s absolutely glorious.
"Colorado has no shortages of places to view autumn color. The state is known for colorful fall aspen groves, which starkly contrast the green pine trees." Sarah Lamagna
See fall colors below stunning peaks at one of the most photogenic spots in the US.
Perfect Colorado leaf peeping if you only have an afternoon away from Denver.
Settle for no less than the largest aspen grove in the state at this amazing spot near Crested Butte.
"Use this ice-breaker when you’re trying to hit on someone at a bar: What’s the largest singular organism in the world? It's an aspen grove." Sarah Lamagna
If you have time after your leaf peeping, head down into the town of Fairplay, where the creators of South Park grew up.
Aspens, rock formations, and views of the breathtaking San Juan mountain range.