American Foliage: 20 Colorful Images of Autumn in the USA

Sure, the fall season typically brings gloomy skies, chilly breezes and relatively high heating bills. But as a trade-off, autumn months in the United States are arguably the most vibrant, picturesque time of year. And as this list proves, the phenomenon is not limited to New England.

Palmer, Alaska


Sugar Hill, N.H.


Swan Valley, Mont.


Ontario, Ore.


Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Nev.


Pekin, Ark.


New York, N.Y.


Cape Elizabeth, Maine


Clinton Lake, Kan.


Indiana Creek, La.


Bangor, Pa.


Eagle Nest, N.M.


Wawona, Calif.


Middlesex, Vt.


Constitution Gardens, D.C.


Pike County, Ohio


Yosemite National Park, Calif.


Salem, N.C.


San Juan County, Colo.


Madison County, Iowa

By Brad Nehring