Best Fall Foliage Road Trips 2013

Check out our favorite fall foliage road trips.
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Ready for Mother Nature’s spectacular autumn show? Travel Channel is kicking off fall with the debut of our “Travel’s Best” lists. Our panel of expert advisors -- from veteran travel host Samantha Brown to long-term weather forecasters weathertrends360 -- gave us their stamp of approval for the 10 best fall foliage road trips.

Meet our panel and see why they picked their favorite fall foliage drives. It might inspire your next fall getaway!

And before you plan your leaf-peeping road trip, check out our fall foliage forecast map for the peak times in every US region.
Deep Creek Lake, Maryland

Deep Creek Lake, Maryland

“Head to Deep Creek Lake in Maryland to enjoy gorgeous views by car along 2 fall foliage heritage tours. Motor along Route 219 up to the Deep Creek Lake overlook in McHenry for a look at the lake, ski slopes and breathtaking autumn foliage before heading back to the visitors center as part of a 90-minute driving loop.” -- Erin Gifford, Family Travel Expert, Kidventurous.com

Photo by: Garrett County Chamber of Commerce

Garrett County Chamber of Commerce

Ready for some leaf peeping? Check out our favorite fall drives, from New Hampshire's Route 11 to Virginia's Skyline Drive, and then plan your road trip with our maps.
Meet the advisors behind our Best Fall Foliage Road Trips 2013. From travel host Samantha Brown to New England fall foliage photographer Jeff Folger, our panelists know the best leaf-peeping drives.

Photo by: Colin Young

Colin Young

We want to hear from you! What did we miss? Vote for your favorite fall foliage road trip! The place with the most votes will be added to our Travel's Best Fall Foliage Road Trips.
Before you plan your fall foliage road trip, get the peak forecast. See weathertrends360’s recommendations for the best regions to see autumn’s spectacular color show this year.

Photo by: Photography by Jeff Folger

Photography by Jeff Folger

New England fall foliage photographer and sage, Jeff "Foliage" Folger shares his tricks of the trade for capturing stunning fall foliage photos.
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