10/01/2013 07:34 EDT

Autumn Leaves Galore! 10 Spots For For Adventurous Fall Picture Takers (PHOTOS)


Fall’s tells are plentiful. There are the shorter days, crisper air and the expanded gourd selection in supermarkets. Suddenly squash becomes chefs’ go-to side dish and on the sweeter side, everything from bagels to lattes becomes pumpkin-flavoured.

But nothing is more emblematic of autumn’s embrace than peeping foliage ablaze in a rich palette of reds, oranges and yellows. Leaf looky-loos plan vacays around to-die-for scenic hikes, horseback gallops, and hot air balloon rides to drink in nature’s dazzling seasonal pageantry. There are better ways to view fall's changing leaves from beyond the windshield of your car. These are just some of travel's more tantalizing ways to get your foliage fix.

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