According to a recent TripAdvisor survey, 82 percent of Americans plan to go on a fall getaway this year. One of the best reasons to travel in fall is, of course, to view foliage. TripAdvisor has ranked the best places to leaf-peep
based on millions of user reviews. From New Hampshire to Oregon, here are the top ten:
10. Gatlinburg, TN.
"Travelers visiting the Great Smoky Mountains can immerse themselves in nature as they gaze at the magnificent autumnal foliage from elevations of 4,000 feet."9. Portland, OR.
"In addition to its vibrant downtown area, Oregon's largest metropolis boasts 5,000 acres of woodlands within its city limits."8. Greenville, SC.
"Combining traditional southern charm with natural beauty and a temperate climate, Greenville offers a host of outdoor activities perfect for leaf-peeping, including hiking and picnicking."7. Asheville, NC.
"Travelers can view the colored tree-tops while whitewater rafting, mountain biking or hiking along the tranquil paths of the Blue Ridge Mountains."6. Park City, UT.
"Known for its world-class ski trails, Park City is also a fantastic destination for viewing the colors of autumn."5. Eureka Springs, AR.
"Outdoor enthusiasts can marvel at the vibrant vegetation while canoeing the Arkansas River or exploring the meandering mountains on foot."4. Niagara Falls, NY.
"Home to one of America's first iconic landmarks, Niagara Falls, this unique locale shares more than a cascading waterfall. Travelers flock to view dazzling fall foliage that can be seen in the state park that offers more than 400 acres of lush landscape and wildlife."3. Aspen, CO.
"Seated in the Rocky Mountains, this alpine oasis offers year-round recreation for travelers of all ages. During the fall, guests are invited to bike, hike or walk along the peaks where they will enjoy the natural splendor of the trees turning shades of gold, crimson and tangerine."2. North Conway, NH.
"Travelers can hike the trails of Mount Washington, the highest peak in the Northeast, or drive along the Kancamagus Highway where they will see the seasonal sights from their car."1. Stowe, VT.
(pictured) "Located in the majestic Green Mountains, this idyllic New England town boasts a 200-year-old village lined with quaint shops, cafes and restaurants where travelers can unwind after a day of viewing vibrant leafy displays."